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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin scāla (ladder).

NounEdit

scala (plural scalas or scalae)

  1. Ladder; sequence.
  2. (anatomy) Ladder-like structure in the cochlea of a mammal's ear.
  3. A machine formerly used for reducing dislocations of the humerus.

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InterlinguaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

scala (plural scalas)

  1. staircase

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin scāla (stair, staircase, ladder)

NounEdit

scala f (plural scale)

  1. ladder
  2. stair
  3. scale

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

scala

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

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *skand-slā, from scandō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

scāla f (genitive scālae); first declension

  1. ladder
  2. (plural only) stairs (flight of steps)

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative scāla scālae
genitive scālae scālārum
dative scālae scālīs
accusative scālam scālās
ablative scālā scālīs
vocative scāla scālae

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Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *skalō (shell), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kelH- (to split, part, divide).

NounEdit

scala f

  1. shell
  2. scale (dish of balance)
  3. bowl

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