See also: Quadra

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin quadra.

NounEdit

quadra (plural quadrae)

  1. (architecture) The plinth, or lowest member, of any pedestal, podium, water table, or the like.
  2. A fillet, or listel.
  3. A frame enclosing a bas relief.

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kwa.dʁa/, /ka.dʁa/

NounEdit

quadra m or f (plural quadras)

  1. Clipping of quadragénaire.

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin quadra.

NounEdit

quadra f (plural quadre)

  1. (nautical) square sail, square rigged
  2. square bracket

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

quadra

  1. feminine singular of quadro

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

quadra

  1. inflection of quadrare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Related termsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From quattuor (four).

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

quadra f (genitive quadrae); first declension

  1. square

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative quadra quadrae
Genitive quadrae quadrārum
Dative quadrae quadrīs
Accusative quadram quadrās
Ablative quadrā quadrīs
Vocative quadra quadrae

ReferencesEdit

  • quadra in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quadra in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quadra in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • quadra in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • quadra in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quadrate in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin quadra. Compare quadro.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

quadra f (plural quadras)

  1. block of buildings
  2. sport venue; court
  3. (poetry) a quatrain
  4. season, period, time
    Quadra festiva.Festive season.
  5. (lottery): a set of four numbers
  6. (card games) four
  7. quadrangle
  8. large square compound where samba schools practice

See alsoEdit

Playing cards in Portuguese · cartas de baralho (layout · text)
             
ás dois, duque três, terno quatro, quadra cinco, quina seis, sena sete, bisca, manilha
             
oito nove dez valete dama rei jóquer, joker,
coringa, curinga