See also: ursã and Ursa

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From urso +‎ -a.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ursa (accusative singular ursan, plural ursaj, accusative plural ursajn)

  1. bearish, ursine (of or relating to bears)
  2. (figuratively) awkward, clumsy
    Synonym: mallerta

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ursa f (genitive singular ursan, nominative plural ursanacha)

  1. Alternative form of ursain (doorjamb)

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ursa n-ursa hursa not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *orssā, feminine of ursus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ursa f (genitive ursae); first declension

  1. a she-bear, female bear

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ursa ursae
Genitive ursae ursārum
Dative ursae ursīs
Accusative ursam ursās
Ablative ursā ursīs
Vocative ursa ursae

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Aromanian: ursã
  • Catalan: óssa
  • French: ourse
  • Italian: orsa
  • Portuguese: ursa
  • Romanian: ursă
  • Romansch: ursa, uorsa
  • Old Spanish: ossa

NounEdit

ursā

  1. ablative singular of ursa

ReferencesEdit

  • ursa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ursa in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ursa in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

ursa f (plural ursas)

  1. female equivalent of urso; she-bear

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Sursilvan, Puter, Vallader) uorsa

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ursa, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ŕ̥tḱos (bear).

NounEdit

ursa f (plural ursas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) female bear

Coordinate termsEdit