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Liter

LITER

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Noun.
[Gr.] A French measure of capacity, being a cubic decimeter, containing, according to Lunier, about a pint and a half old French measure. The liter is equal to 60,02800 cubic inches, or nearly 2 1/8 wine pints.

Definition 2022


Liter

Liter

See also: liter

German

Alternative forms

  • l, L (abbreviation)

Noun

Liter m (genitive Liters, plural Liter)

  1. liter / litre

Usage notes

  • The German Institute for Standardization (DIN) recommends to use the neuter gender das Liter. However, the word is clearly masculine in common usage.

Declension

liter

liter

See also: Liter

English

Noun

liter (plural liters)

  1. US standard spelling of litre: one cubic decimeter.

Translations

Anagrams


Danish

Noun

liter c (definite singular literen, indefinite plural liter, definite plural literne)

  1. a litre, or liter (US) (SI unit for measurement of volume)

Derived terms


Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

liter m (plural liters, diminutive litertje n)

  1. litre

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈlitɛr]
  • Hyphenation: li‧ter

Noun

liter (plural literek)

  1. litre (unit of fluid measure)

Declension

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative liter literek
accusative litert litereket
dative liternek litereknek
instrumental literrel literekkel
causal-final literért literekért
translative literré literekké
terminative literig literekig
essive-formal literként literekként
essive-modal
inessive literben literekben
superessive literen litereken
adessive liternél litereknél
illative literbe literekbe
sublative literre literekre
allative literhez literekhez
elative literből literekből
delative literről literekről
ablative litertől literektől
Possessive forms of liter
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. literem litereim
2nd person sing. litered litereid
3rd person sing. litere literei
1st person plural literünk litereink
2nd person plural literetek litereitek
3rd person plural literük litereik

Derived terms


Ladin

Verb

liter

  1. To vote

Conjugation


Latin

Verb

liter

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of litō

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From French, Medieval Latin litra, from Ancient Greek λίτρα (lítra, a Sicilian coin, a measure of weight).

Noun

liter m (definite singular literen, indefinite plural liter, definite plural literne)

  1. a litre (UK) or liter (US)

Derived terms

References


Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From French, Medieval Latin litra, from Ancient Greek λίτρα (lítra, a Sicilian coin, a measure of weight).

Noun

liter m (definite singular literen, indefinite plural liter, definite plural literane or litrane)

  1. a litre (UK) or liter (US)

Derived terms

References


Old Irish

Etymology

Borrowing from Latin littera.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈl͈ʲitʲer/

Noun

liter f

  1. letter of the alphabet
  2. (in plural) act of writing, (Christianity) written law
  3. letter, epistle, dispatch
  4. (in plural) books, histories

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms

  • literda (literary, literal)

Descendants

Mutation

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
liter
also lliter after a proclitic
liter
pronounced with /l(ʲ)-/
liter
also lliter after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References

  • liter” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Slovak

Noun

liter m (genitive singular litra, nominative plural litre, declension pattern of stroj)

  1. litre (unit of fluid measure)

Declension


Slovene

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlìːtər/
  • Tonal orthography: lítər

Noun

líter m inan (genitive lítra, nominative plural lítri)

  1. litre (unit of fluid measure)

Declension


Swedish

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

Noun

liter c

  1. (uncountable, not inflected) litre; a measure of volume
  2. litre; an amount of 1 litre of something

Declension


Tatar

Noun

liter

  1. litre.

Declension