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Tortura
See also: torturá, torturà, and tortur?

Asturian

Etymology

From Late Latin tort?ra, from Latin tortus, from torque?.

Noun

tortura f (plural tortures)

  1. torture (intentional causing of somebody's experiencing agony)

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Verb

tortura

  1. third-person singular present indicative of torturar
  2. second-person singular imperative of torturar

Basque

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Noun

tortura

  1. torture

Declension

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Catalan

Etymology

From Old Occitan, from Late Latin tort?ra, from Latin tortus, from torque?.

Pronunciation

Noun

tortura f (plural tortures)

  1. torture

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Verb

tortura

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of torturar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of torturar

French

Verb

tortura

  1. third-person singular past historic of torturer

Interlingue

Noun

tortura

  1. torture

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Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tor'tu.ra/, [t?or?'t?u:r?ä]
  • Hyphenation: tor?tù?ra

Etymology 1

From Late Latin tort?ra, from Latin tortus, passive perfect participle of torque?.

Noun

tortura f (plural torture)

  1. (obsolete) the act of bending or twisting
    Synonyms: torcimento, torcitura
  2. torture
  3. (figuratively) torment
    Synonym: tormento
Derived terms
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Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

tortura

  1. third-person singular present indicative of torturare
  2. second-person singular imperative of torturare

Anagrams


Latin

Etymology

From torque? ("twist; torture").

Pronunciation

Noun

tort?ra f (genitive tort?rae); first declension

  1. a twisting, wreathing
  2. torture, torment

Declension

First-declension noun.

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Descendants

References


Portuguese

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Etymology

From Old Portuguese, from Late Latin tort?ra ("twisting; torture"), from Latin tortus, from torque? ("I twist"), from Proto-Indo-European *terk?- ("to turn").

Pronunciation

Noun

tortura f (plural torturas)

  1. torture (intentional causing of somebody experiencing agony)
    Synonyms: suplício, tormento
  2. (figuratively) a difficult situation

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Verb

tortura

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of torturar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of torturar

Romanian

Etymology 1

Borrowed from French torturer, Italian torturare.

Pronunciation

Verb

a tortura (third-person singular present tortureaz?, past participle torturat1st conj.

  1. to torture
    Synonym: chinui
Conjugation

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Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation

Noun

tortura f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of tortur?

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

Borrowed from Medieval Latin tortura.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tort?:ra/
  • Hyphenation: tor?tu?ra

Noun

tortúra f (Cyrillic spelling )

  1. torture

Declension

References

  • "tortura" in Hrvatski jezi?ni portal

Spanish

Etymology

From Late Latin tort?ra, from Latin tortus, from torque?.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tor'tu?a/, [t?or't?u?a]

Noun

tortura f (plural torturas)

  1. torture

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Verb

tortura

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of torturar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of torturar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of torturar.

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