pausa

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin pausa (break), related to pause, ultimately from Ancient Greek.

Noun[edit]

pausa (uncountable)

  1. (linguistics) The hiatus between prosodic units.
    Some sound laws operate in pausa only. For example, certain phonemes may be pronounced differently at the beginning or end of a word when no other word precedes or follows within the same prosodic unit.

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

pausa f (plural pauses)

  1. pause

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pausa f (plural pause)

  1. pause, break, stop, interval
  2. (music) rest

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek παῦσις (paûsis).

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Noun[edit]

pausa f (genitive pausae); first declension

  1. a pause, halt, stop, cessation, end

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pausa pausae
genitive pausae pausārum
dative pausae pausīs
accusative pausam pausās
ablative pausā pausīs
vocative pausa pausae

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References[edit]

  • pausa in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pausa (pause; halt), from Ancient Greek παῦσις (paûsis), from the verb παύω (paúō, to cause to cease, to stop).

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Noun[edit]

pausa f (plural pausas)

  1. pause (short time for relaxing)
  2. interruption (time interval during which there is a cessation of something)

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Verb[edit]

pausa

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of pausar
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of pausar

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pausa f (plural pausas)

  1. break, pause

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Verb[edit]

pausa

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of pausar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of pausar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of pausar.

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

pausa (present pausar, preterite pausade, supine pausat, imperative pausa)

  1. to pause; to take a pause, to make a break

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