frontal vs frontlet what difference

what is difference between frontal and frontlet

English

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfɹʌn.təl/, /ˈfɹʌn.tl̩/
  • (General American, Canada) IPA(key): /ˈfɹʌn.tl̩/, /ˈfɹʌn.l̩/
  • Rhymes: -ʌntəl, -ʌnəl

Etymology 1

Borrowed from New Latin frontālis, from frons (the forehead, brow, front) +‎ -ālis (-al, adjectival suffix), equivalent to front +‎ -al; cognate of French frontal. Doublet of frontalis.

Adjective

frontal (not comparable)

  1. Of, relating to, directed toward, or situated at the front.
    1. Directed against the front or at the main point or issue.
      Synonym: direct
  2. (anatomy) Of or relating to the forehead or frontal bone.
  3. (anatomy) Parallel to the main axis of the body and at right angles to the sagittal plane.
  4. (zootomy) Any of the scales of a reptile that lie in the general region of the forehead, more specifically between the eyes and to the anterior of this area.
  5. (meteorology) Of or relating to a weather front.
Derived terms
Coordinate terms
  • (humorous, about nudity) backal, sidal
Translations

Noun

frontal (plural frontals)

  1. (anatomy) Ellipsis of frontal bone.
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English frountel, from Old French frontel, from Latin frontāle (a frontlet, metal band for the forehead).

Noun

frontal (plural frontals)

  1. (Christianity) A decorative drapery covering the front of an altar.
  2. (architecture) The façade of a building.
Translations

References

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

Catalan

Etymology

From front +‎ -al, or borrowed from Medieval Latin frontalis (frontal), from Latin frons.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Valencian) IPA(key): /fɾonˈtal/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /fɾunˈtal/
  • Rhymes: -al

Adjective

frontal (masculine and feminine plural frontals)

  1. frontal

Derived terms

  • lòbul frontal

Noun

frontal m (plural frontals)

  1. frontal bone

Synonyms

  • os frontal

Related terms

  • front

Crimean Tatar

Etymology

Borrowed from French frontal.

Adjective

frontal

  1. frontal

References

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

French

Etymology

From front +‎ -al; see also Medieval Latin frontalis, from Latin frons, as well as fronteau and frontail.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fʁɔ̃.tal/

Adjective

frontal (feminine singular frontale, masculine plural frontaux, feminine plural frontales)

  1. frontal (relating to the forehead)

Derived terms

  • collision frontale
  • lobe frontal
  • os frontal

Further reading

  • “frontal” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • frôlant, ronflât

Galician

Etymology

From fronte +‎ -al, or borrowed from Medieval Latin frontalis (frontal), from Latin frons.

Adjective

frontal m or f (plural frontais)

  1. frontal

Noun

frontal m (plural frontais)

  1. (anatomy) the frontal bone

German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fʁɔnˈtaːl/
  • Rhymes: -aːl

Adjective

frontal (not comparable)

  1. frontal

Declension


Portuguese

Etymology

From fronte +‎ -al, or borrowed from Medieval Latin frontalis (frontal), from Latin frons.

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /fɾõ.ˈtaw/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /fɾõ.ˈtaɫ/
  • Hyphenation: fron‧tal

Adjective

frontal m or f (plural frontais, comparable)

  1. frontal
    Synonyms: fronteiro, anterior

Antonyms

  • traseiro, posterior

Related terms

Noun

frontal m (plural frontais)

  1. frontal bone

Hypernyms

  • osso

Holonyms

  • crânio

Coordinate terms

  • occipital, parietal, temporal, esfenoide, etmoide

Romanian

Etymology

From French frontal.

Adjective

frontal m or n (feminine singular frontală, masculine plural frontali, feminine and neuter plural frontale)

  1. frontal

Declension


Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from Medieval Latin frontalis (frontal), from Latin frons.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fɾonˈtal/, [fɾõn̪ˈt̪al]
  • Hyphenation: fron‧tal
  • Rhymes: -al

Adjective

frontal (plural frontales)

  1. frontal

Derived terms

Noun

frontal m (plural frontales)

  1. frontal bone
    Synonym: hueso frontal
  2. frontalis, frontalis muscle
    Synonym: músculo frontal
  3. headtorch

Related terms

  • frente

Further reading

  • “frontal” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.
  • frontal on the Spanish Wikipedia.Wikipedia es


English

Etymology

From Old French frontelet, diminutive of frontel.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɹʌntlət/

Noun

frontlet (plural frontlets)

  1. (obsolete) The forehead.
  2. The forehead of an animal, especially of a deer or stag (including the antlers).
  3. An ornament worn on the forehead.
  4. A bandage or medical preparation worn around the head.

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