bašta

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See also: bästa and basta

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Italian bastia[1] from bastire (to build) from Proto-Germanic *bastijaną.[2]

Noun[edit]

bašta f

  1. bastion
  2. hut on a pond dam
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Etymology 2[edit]

Uncertain, probably from Italian pasto (meal).[3][4]

Noun[edit]

bašta f

  1. (colloquial) enjoyable food
    To je ale bašta!
    What a great food!
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References[edit]

  1. ^ bašta 1° in Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, second edition, Academia, 1968
  2. ^ bašta¹ in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2007
  3. ^ bašta 2° in Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, second edition, Academia, 1968
  4. ^ bašta² in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2007

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From bašča, from Ottoman Turkish باغچه (bâğçe), from Persian باغچه (bâğče), from diminutive of باغ (bâğ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bǎːʃta/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧šta

Noun[edit]

bášta f (Cyrillic spelling ба́шта)

  1. (Bosnia, regional Croatia, Serbia) garden
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Hungarian bástya, from Middle High German bastie, from Old French bastie, feminine singular past participle of bastir. [1] Compare German Bastei, French bâtir.

Noun[edit]

bašta f (Cyrillic spelling башта)

  1. bastion
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Petar Skok, Etimologijski rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika, 1971, Z., p. 119