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Latin: Female words

word, meaning

QuestionAnswer
What did the words aquarium and aquaduct derive from? aqua(water)
what does the word femina mean? femina = woman (think "feminine")
what does the word insula mean? insula = island
What does the word paeninsula mean? peninsula (no-brainer!)
Italia is another name for which place? italy (another no-brainer)
what is the Latin word for nature? English = natural Latin = Natura
what is the meaning of natua? Nauta = Sailor (think nautical)
what is the meaning of the word puella? puella = girl
What part of the word "Pennsylvania" is the latin word for forest? sylva = forest
What is the two meanings of the latin word "via"? via = road, way (think trivia. On the ROAD to knowledge)
Vitamin is the derivative of which word? vita = life --> vitamin
What is the meaning of the word casa? casa = house
if the latin word "fama" doesn't mean family, what DOES it mean? fama = fame, rumor, report, reputation
what word derives from the latin word "familia"? familia = family --> familiar
what is the meaning of the word "fortuna"? fortuna = fortune, luck
What is the meaning of the word terra? terra = land, earth (Think of the word terrain)
what are the singular and plural meanings of the word "copia" Singular: suppply Plural (copiae): troops or supplies
What is the meaning of the word regina? queen
what is the meaning of statua? statue
What is the meaning of the word fabula if it doesn't mean fabulous? fabula = story (Think fable)
Roma is another name for which place? Rome (If you missed this one, you have a serious problem!)
What is the meaning of the word patria? patria = fatherland, country
What is the meaning and history of the word pecunia? pecunia = money comes from latin word for cattle. Romans traded cattle before they had a true currency.
What is the meaning of the word villa? villa = farmhouse
What is the latin word for the language or tonuge? lingua
what is the meaning of the word praeda? praeda = loot (since loot is usually taken by force, think of the word predator)
what english word means the same thing as provincia? province (another no-brainer)
what is the meaning of the word pugna? battle and/or fight (noun) (remember the meaning of the word repugnant!)
If your friend is called amica, what gender are they? amica = female friend
what does the word dea mean? goddess
what gender is your child if they are called a filla? filla = daughter --> female (Think of a filly; it is both young and female)
what is the meaning of the word arena? sand (floors of arenas were covered in sand)
what is the gender of someone called a romana? Romana = Female inhabitant of rome
Created by: artlova101