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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin serra

NounEdit

serra (plural serrae)

  1. A saw, or saw-like part.

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AsturianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin serra.

NounEdit

serra f (plural serres)

  1. saw (tool)

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Latin serra.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

serra f (plural serres)

  1. saw (tool)
  2. sierra, mountain range

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

serra

  1. third-person singular past historic of serrer

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GalicianEdit

 
Serra do Xurés or do Gerês, in between Galicia and Portugal
 
Serra da Lastra
 
Serra do Courel

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese serra, from Latin serra. Cognate with Portuguese serra and Spanish sierra.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

serra f (plural serras)

  1. saw
  2. (geography) sierra, mountain range
    Synonym: cordal
  3. (geography) highland
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin sera.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

serra f (plural serras)

  1. bolt; bar for fastening doors
    Synonyms: ferrollo, tranca

ReferencesEdit

  • serra” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • serra” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • serra” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • serra” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • serra” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

ItalianEdit

LatinEdit

 
trēs serrae (three saws)

EtymologyEdit

According to De Vaan, from an e-grade derivative from Proto-Indo-European *sers- (to cut off), from which he also notes Schrijver's derivation of sarrio from a zero-grade of such a root.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈser.ra/, [ˈsɛr.ra]
  • (file)

NounEdit

serra f (genitive serrae); first declension

  1. a saw (tool)
  2. a kind of sawfish
  3. (military) a serrated battle order

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative serra serrae
Genitive serrae serrārum
Dative serrae serrīs
Accusative serram serrās
Ablative serrā serrīs
Vocative serra serrae

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DescendantsEdit

  • Albanian: sharrë (disputed)
  • Aromanian: sharã
  • Asturian: serra
  • Basque: zerra
  • Catalan: serra
  • Galician: serra

ReferencesEdit

  • serra in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • serra in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • serra in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • serra in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • serra in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • serra in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “serra”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 558

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese serra, from Latin serra.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

serra f (plural serras)

  1. saw (tool)
  2. chain (of mountains)

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SicilianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin serra.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛʐ.ʐa/
  • Hyphenation: sèr‧ra

NounEdit

serra f (plural serri)

  1. saw

Derived termsEdit