basilar vs basilary what difference

what is difference between basilar and basilary

English

Alternative forms

  • basilary

Etymology

Borrowing from New Latin basilāris, irregularly from basis (a pedestal, foot, base) +‎ -āris (-ar, -ary, adjectival suffix); or from French basilaire, from base (base, basis) +‎ -aire (-ar, -ary, adjectival suffix), in the pattern of cimbalaire (cymbal-shaped).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbas.ɪl.ə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbæz.əl.ɚ/, /ˈbæs.əl.ɚ/, /ˈbeɪ.zəl.ɚ/, /ˈbeɪ.səl.ɚ/
  • Rhymes: -æsɪlə(ɹ), -æzɪlə(ɹ)

Adjective

basilar (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy, relational) Of, pertaining to, or located at a base, but especially at the base of the skull or an organ of Corti.
  2. Lower, inferior, base.

Synonyms

  • basal

Derived terms

Translations

References

  • “basilar”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.
  • “basilar”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.

Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from French basilaire.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: ba‧si‧lar

Adjective

basilar m or f (plural basilares, comparable)

  1. basic
    Synonym: básico

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /basiˈlaɾ/, [ba.siˈlaɾ]

Adjective

basilar (plural basilares)

  1. basilar

Related terms

  • base

Further reading

  • “basilar” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.


English

Etymology

From basilar, modified to contain the alternative suffix -ary.

Adjective

basilary (comparative more basilary, superlative most basilary)

  1. Alternative form of basilar

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