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stella

Ὃν οἱ θεοὶ φιλοῦσιν ἀποθνήσκει νέος → He whom the gods love dies young
Menander, fr. 125

Latin > English

stella stellae N F :: star; planet, heavenly body; point of light in jewel; constellation; star shape

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

stella: ae, f. for sterula; cf. Sanscr. staras; cf. Gr. ἀστήρ; Germ. Stern; Engl. star; perh. root ster- of sterno; Gr. στορέννυμι.
I Lit., a star (whereas sidus denotes a group of stars, a constellation; v. sidus; cf. also astrum): ignes, quae sidera et stellas vocatis, Cic. Rep. 6, 15, 15: sunt stellae naturā flammeae, id. N. D. 2, 46, 118: o magna templa caelitum commixta stellis splendidis Enn. ap. Varr. L. L. 7, § 6 Müll. (Trag. v. 227 Vahl.); cf.: caelum stellis fulgentibus aptum, id. ap. Macr. S. 6, 1 (Ann. v. 30 Vahl.); Lucr. 6, 357: stellae in radiis solis (non cernuntur), Cic. Fin. 5, 24, 71: maxime sunt admirabiles motus earum quinque stellarum, quae falso vocantur errantes, i. e. planets, id. N. D. 2, 20, 51; so, errantes, id. Rep. 1, 14, 22; id. Tusc. 1, 25, 62; id. N. D. 1, 13, 34 (but cf. inerrantes, fixed stars, id. ib. 3, 20, 51): stella comans, i. e. a comet, Ov. M. 15, 749; cf. id. ib. 15, 850: dum caelum stellas vehat, Tib. 1, 4, 66: simul alba nautis Stella refulsit, Hor. C. 1, 12, 28: jam stellarum sublime coëgerat agmen Lucifer, Ov. M. 11, 97: usque ad diurnam stellam, Lucifer, i. e. till daybreak, Plaut. Men. 1, 2, 64.—Prov., of an impossibility: Terra feret stellas, Ov. Tr. 1, 8, 3.—Poet., sometimes for sidus, a constellation: Saturni, Verg. G. 1, 336: Coronae, id. ib. 1, 222: vesani Leonis, Hor. C. 3, 29, 19: Icarii stella proterva canis, Ov. Am. 2, 16, 4: stella miluus, id. F. 3, 793; 5, 112.—Of the sun: stella serena, Ov. F. 6, 718.—
   B Esp., a meteor, shooting-star: saepe stellas videbis Praecipites caelo labi, Verg. G. 1, 365: de caelo lapsa per umbras Stella, id. A. 2, 694; Lucr. 2, 208: discursus stellarum, Plin. 2, 36, 36, § 100; cf.: discurrere eae (stellae) videntur, id. 18, 35, 80, § 351: videmus ergo stellarum longos a tergo albescere tractus. Hae velut stellae exsiliunt, etc., Sen. Q. N. 1, 14, 2 sq.—
II Transf., of things resembling a star.
   A A figure of a star: vitis in stellam dividatur ... refert jugum in stellam decussari, etc., Col. 4, 17, 4 sq.; 4, 26, 3; cf. id. 3, 13, 13: Plin. 18, 10, 23, § 97: chlamys distincta aureis stellis, Suet. Ner. 25.—
   B A bright point on a precious stone, Plin. 37, 7, 25, § 96; 37, 9, 51, § 134; 37, 10, 67, § 182.—
   C A starfish, Plin. 9, 60, 86, § 183; 32, 11, 53, § 151: marina, Veg. Vet. 4 (6), 12, 3.—
   D A glowworm, Plin. 18, 27, 67, § 251.—*
   E The pupil of the eye, Claud. Idyll. 1, 36.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

(1) stēlla,¹⁰ æ, f. (*stēl-na Ernout, 1985),
1 étoile : sidera et stellæ Cic. Rep. 6, 15, les constellations et les étoiles ; stellæ errantes Cic. Nat. 2, 51, planètes ; stella comans Ov. M. 15, 749, comète || étoile filante : Virg. G. 1, 365 ; En. 2, 694 ; Sen. Nat. 1, 14, 2 || soleil : Ov. F. 6, 718
2 étoile [figurée sur un vêtement, etc.] : Suet. Nero 25 ; etc.
3 ver luisant : Plin. 18, 251 || étoile de mer (zoophyte) : Plin. 9, 183
4 étoile [en parl. de la pupille de l’œil] : Claud. Idyll. 1, 36.
(2) stēlla, c. stela : [qqs mss].

Latin > German (Georges)

(1) stēlla1, ae, f. (= sterula, wie puella st. puerula, Demin. v. ἀστήρ), I) der Stern am Himmel, als leuchtender Himmelskörper, 1) eig., Cic. u.a.: dah. auch der Planet, Komet, stella Saturni, stella Iovis, der Planet Saturn, Jupiter, Cic.: stella erratica, ein Planet, Varro fr. u. Sen.: stellae inerrantes (Firsterne), Ggstz. vagae (Planeten), Cic.: st. diurna, der den Tag bringende Stern, der Morgenstern, Plaut.: st. comans, Komet, Ov.: stellae fulgentes, Blitze, Lucr. 6, 357: septem stellae, s. septem. – 2) übtr.: a) eine sternförmige Figur, der Stern, Colum. u. Plin. – b) der Stern im Auge, Claud. Phoen. 37. – c) der Sternfisch, Plin.: stella marina, Veget. – d) der helle Punkt auf den Edelsteinen, der Stern, Plin. – e) peculiares stellae, die Johanniswürmchen, Plin. 18; 251. – f) = groma, s. Rudorff Die Schriften der röm. Feldm. 2, 336. – II) bei Dichtern, 1) = sidus, Gestirn, Sternbild, Verg. u. Ov. – 2) = Sonne, cinget geminos stella serena polos, Ov. fast. 6, 718.
(2) stēlla2, s. stela.

Translations

Abkhaz: аеҵǝа; Adyghe: жъуагъо, зуагъуэ; Afar: hotuk; Afrikaans: ster; Aguaruna: yaya; Akan: nsoromma; Akkadian: 𒀯; Aklanon: bituon; Albanian: yll; Aleut: sdax̂; Alutiiq: mit'aq; Alviri-Vidari: ایستاره‎; Amharic: ኮከብ; Andi: цӏцӏа; Angor: mupui; Arabic: نَجْم‎; Egyptian Arabic: نجمة‎; Hijazi Arabic: نَجْمَة‎; Aragonese: estrela; Aramaic Classical Syriac: ܟܘܟܒܐ‎; Jewish Babylonian Aramaic: כוכבא‎; Archi: ххьӏолошхъӏан; Armenian: աստղ; Old Armenian: աստղ; Aromanian: steauo, steauã; Assamese: তৰা; Asturian: estrella; Avar: цӏва; Aymara: warawara; Azerbaijani: ulduz; Bahnar: blŏng; Baluchi: استار‎, استال‎; Bashkir: йондоҙ; Basque: izar; Bau Bidayuh: bitang; Belarusian: зорка, звязда; Bengali: তারকা, তারা, সিতারা, আখতার; Borôro: kuieje; Breton: steredenn; Brunei Malay: bintang; Bulgarian: звезда; Burmese: ကြယ်; Buryat: одон; Catalan: estrella, estel; Central Atlas Tamazight: ⵉⵜⵔⵉ; Central Melanau: biteang; Chagatai: یُولْدُوزْ‎; Chamicuro: katepulu; Chechen: седа; Cherokee: ᏃᏈᏏ; Chichewa: nyenyezi; Chinese Cantonese: 星, 星星; Dungan: щинщю; Gan: 星子; Hakka: 星仔, 星仔; Jin: 星宿; Mandarin: 星, 星星; Min Bei: 星宿; Min Dong: 星; Min Nan: 星; Wu: 星; Xiang: 星子; Chukchi: анатԓыӈын; Chuvash: ҫӑлтӑр; Comanche: tatsinupi; Coptic: ⲥⲓⲟⲩ; Cornish: steren; Corsican: stella, stedda; Crimean Gothic: stein; Czech: hvězda; Dalmatian: stala; Danish: stjerne; Dolgan: һулус; Dongxiang: xodun; Dupaningan Agta: pusiyan; Dutch: ster; East Yugur: hodën; Eastern Bontoc: taraw; Eastern Bru: mantỗr; Elfdalian: stienna; Ersu: ʈɽź̩; Erzya: теште; Eshtehardi: استَرَ‎; Esperanto: stelo; Estonian: täht; Even: осикат; Evenki: осикта; Ewe: ɣletivi; Fang: otiteñ; Faroese: stjørna; Fijian: kalo kalo; Finnish: tähti; French: étoile, astre; Friulian: stele; Gagauz: yıldız; Galician: estrela; Gaulish: sirom; Georgian: ვარსკვლავი; German: Stern, Gestirn, Sonne; Old High German: sterno; Gilbertese: toui toui; Gothic: 𐍃𐍄𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌽𐍉; Greek: αστέρι; Ancient Greek: ἀστήρ, ἄστρον; Greenlandic: ulloriaq; Guaraní: mbyja; Gujarati: તારો, સિતારો; Haitian Creole: zetwal; Hausa: tauraro; Hawaiian: hōkū; Hebrew: כּוֹכַב‎; Higaonon: bitoon; Hiligaynon: bitoon; Hindi: तारा, सितारा; Hittite: 𒄩𒀸𒋼𒅕𒍝; Hungarian: csillag; Icelandic: stjarna; Ido: stelo; Igbo: kpakpando; Ilocano: bituen; Indonesian: bintang; Ingrian: tähti; Ingush: седкъа; Interlingua: stella; Iranun: bitu'un; Irish: réalta; Isthmus Zapotec: streya, beleguí; Istriot: stila; Istro-Romanian: ste; Italian: stella, astro; Japanese: 星, 恒星; Javanese: ꦭꦶꦤ꧀ꦠꦁ; Kabardian: вагъуэ; Kalmyk: одн; Kannada: ಚಿಕ್ಕೆ; Karachay-Balkar: жулдуз, джулдуз; Karakalpak: juldız; Kashubian: gwiôzda; Kazakh: жұлдыз; Khakas: чылтыс, солбан; Khmer: តារា, ផ្កាយ; Kikuyu: njata; Kimaragang: rombituon; Korean: 별, 항성(恒星); Krymchak: юлдуз; Kumyk: юлдуз; Kurdish Central Kurdish: ئەستێرە‎, ستێر‎; Northern Kurdish: stêr; Kyrgyz: жылдыз; Ladin: stëila; Ladino: estreya; Laki: ئاسارە‎; Lakota: wičháȟpi; Lao: ດາວ, ນັກຂັດຕະ; Latgalian: zvaigzne; Latin: stella, astrum, aster, sidus; Latvian: zvaigzne; Lithuanian: žvaigždė; Livonian: tēḑ; Lizu: tʃə; Lubuagan Kalinga: bituwon; Luo: sulwe; Luxembourgish: Stär; Lü: ᦡᦱᧁ; Maasai: olakira; Macedonian: ѕвезда; Maguindanao: bituun; Malay: bintang; Malayalam: നക്ഷത്രം, താരം; Maltese: niġma, stilla, kewkba; Mambae: hiuta; Manchu: ᡠᠰᡳᡥᠠ; Manx: rolt; Maore Comorian: nyora; Maori: whetū; Mapudungun: wangülen; Maranao: bito'on; Marshallese: iju; Mazanderani: اساره‎; Megleno-Romanian: steau̯ă; Middle English: sterre; Middle Irish: rétlu; Mingrelian: მურიცხი; Mirandese: streilha; Mongolian Cyrillic: од; Mongolian: ᠣᠳ᠋ᠤ; Classical Mongolian: ᠣᠳ᠋ᠤᠨ; Mualang: piandaw; Muong: khao; Mòcheno: stern; Nahuatl: cītlalli, sitlali; Nanai: хосакта; Nauruan: edetan; Navajo: sǫʼ; Nepali: तारा; Ngarrindjeri: tuldi; Ngazidja Comorian: nyora; Nogai: юлдыз; Norman: êtaile; Northern Sami: násti; Northern Thai: ᨯᩣ᩠ᩅ; Norwegian Bokmål: stjerne; Nynorsk: stjerne; Occitan: estela; Ojibwe: anang; Okinawan: ふし; Old Church Slavonic Cyrillic: ѕвѣзда, звѣзда; Glagolitic: ⰷⰲⱑⰸⰴⰰ, ⰸⰲⱑⰸⰴⰰ; Old East Slavic: звѣзда; Old English: steorra, tungol; Old Irish: rétglu; Old Javanese: wintaṅ; Old Norse: stjarna; Old Occitan: stella; Oriya: ତାରା; Oromo: urgi, urjii; Ossetian: стъалы; Ottoman Turkish: اختر‎, یلدز‎; Pali: uḷu; Pashto: ستوری‎; Paumarí: biviri; Persian: ستاره‎, اختر‎; Phoenician: 𐤊𐤊𐤁‎; Polabian: gjózda, gjozdă; Polish: gwiazda; Portuguese: estrela; Punjabi: ਤਾਰਾ; Purepecha: jósku; Quechua: chaska, quyllur, goillur; Rapa Nui: hetu'u; Rohingya: tara; Romani: ćexrain; Romanian: stea; Romansch: staila, steila, stéla; Rungus: korimbutuon; Russian: звезда; Rusyn: звізда; Saho: xutuk; Samoan: fetu; Sanskrit: तांरा, तारका, तारिका, नक्षत्र, तारा; Sardinian: isteddu, istedhu, stedhu; Saterland Frisian: Stiern; Scots: starn; Scottish Gaelic: reul, rionnag; Sebop: kenyoai; Serbo-Croatian Cyrillic: звезда, звијезда; Roman: zvézda, zvijézda; Shor: чылтыс; Sicilian: stidda; Silesian: gwjozda; Sindhi: تارو‎; Sinhalese: තරුව; Slovak: hviezda; Slovene: zvezda; Slovincian: gvjǻu̯zdă; Somali: xiddig; Sorbian Lower Sorbian: gwězda; Upper Sorbian: hwězda; Sotho: naledi; Southern Altai: јылдыс, чолмон; Southern Kalinga: fituwon; Spanish: estrella, astro; Sranan Tongo: stari; Sundanese: ᮘᮦᮔ᮪ᮒᮀ; Svan: ამტყუ̂ა̈სგ; Swahili: nyota; Swedish: stjärna; Tagal Murut: butitin; Tagalog: bituin, tala; Tahitian: feti'a; Tai Dam: ꪒꪱꪫ; Tai Nüa: ᥘᥣᥝ; Tajik: ситора, кавкаб, ахтар; Tamil: நட்சத்திரம், விண்மீன்; Taos: p'ȍxəłóna; Tashelhit: itri; Tatar: йолдыз; Tausug: bituun; Telugu: నక్షత్రం, తార, చుక్క; Tetum: fitun; Thai: ดาว; Tibetan: སྐར་མ; Tigrinya: ኮኾብ; Timugon Murut: butitin; Tlingit: k̲utx̲ ayanahá; Tocharian A: śre; Tocharian B: ścirye; Tongan: fetuʻu; Tupinambá: îasytatá; Turkish: yıldız; Turkmen: ýyldyz; Tuvan: сылдыс; Tzotzil: kʼanal; Tày: đao đí; Ugaritic: 𐎋𐎁𐎋𐎁; Ukrainian: зі́рка, звізда; Urdu: ستارہ‎, تارا‎; Uyghur: يۇلتۇز‎; Uzbek: yulduz, kavkab; Venetian: stéła; Veps: tähtaz; Vietnamese: sao; Vilamovian: śtaom; Volapük: stel; Voro: täht'; Votic: tähti; Walloon: sitoele; Waray-Waray: bituon; Welsh: seren; West Coast Bajau: bintang; West Frisian: stjer; White Hmong: hnub qub; Wolof: biddew; Xhosa: inkwenkwezi; Yakut: сулус, чолбон; Yiddish: שטערן‎; Yoruba: ìràwọ̀; Yup'ik: agyaq; Zazaki: estare, astare; Zealandic: sterre; Zhuang: ndaundeiq; Zulu: imbasa, inkanyez