See also: Voluta

EnglishEdit

 
a voluta (Voluta musica) shell

EtymologyEdit

From Latin voluta (a spiral scroll). See volute.

NounEdit

voluta (plural volutas or volutae)

  1. (zoology) Any of numerous species of large, handsome marine gastropods belonging to Voluta and allied genera.

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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin volvo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

voluta f

  1. (architecture) volute

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • voluta in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • voluta in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

ParticipleEdit

voluta f sg

  1. feminine singular of voluto

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Latin voluta, from the feminine of volūtus, perfect passive participle of volvō.

NounEdit

voluta f (plural volute)

  1. spiral, volute, curl
  2. wreath
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AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Noun use of the feminine of volūtus, perfect passive participle of volvō.

NounEdit

volūta f (genitive volūtae); first declension

  1. a spiral scroll
  2. a spiral decoration
DeclensionEdit

volūta f (genitive volūtae); first declension

DescendantsEdit
  • Catalan: volta
  • English: vault, volute
  • French: volute, voûte
  • Hungarian: bolt
  • Italian: voluta, volta

Etymology 2Edit

ParticipleEdit

volūta

  1. inflection of volūtus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

ParticipleEdit

volūtā

  1. ablative feminine singular of volūtus
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

volūtā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of volūtō

ReferencesEdit

  • voluta in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • voluta in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin voluta.

NounEdit

voluta f (plural volutas)

  1. (architecture) volute

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin voluta.

NounEdit

voluta f (plural volutas)

  1. wisp (of smoke)
  2. (architecture) volute

Further readingEdit