rota

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See also: róta, röta, and Rota

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin rota (wheel).

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Noun[edit]

rota (plural rotas)

  1. (UK) A schedule that allocates some task, responsibility or (rarely) privilege between a set of people according to a (possibly periodic) calendar.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

rota (plural rotas)

  1. (music) A kind of zither, played like a guitar, used in the Middle Ages in church music.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

rota

  1. third-person singular past historic of roter

Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

rota (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative rotaði, supine rotað)

  1. to knock out (render unconscious)
  2. to unhair
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

rota f (genitive singular rotu, nominative plural rotur)

  1. rotten spot
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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

rota (plural rotas)

  1. wheel

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

rota

  1. third-person singular present indicative of rotare
  2. second-person singular imperative of rotare

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Latin[edit]

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rota persica (Iranian wheel)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *Hroteh₂ (wheel). Cognate with Sanskrit रथ (ratha, chariot), Lithuanian ratas (wheel), Old High German rad (wheel) (German Rad (wheel)), Albanian rreth. Compare the Latin rotundus (round, circular).

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Noun[edit]

rota f (genitive rotae); first declension

  1. wheel
    • 8 CE, Ovid, Metamorphoses 2.107–108
      aureus axis erat, temo aureus, aurea summae
      curvatura rotae, radiorum argenteus ordo
      the axle was of gold, the pole of gold, all of gold
      the rim of the wheels, with a set of silver spokes.
  2. (pars pro toto) a car, a chariot
    Si rota defuerit, tu pede carpe viam.
    If you don't have a car, you'd better make your way on foot.
  3. (figuratively) the disc of the sun
    • c. 99 BCE – 55 BCE, Lucretius, De rerum natura 5
      Hic neque tum solis rota cerni lumine largo
      altivolans poterat []
      Nor can the sun's disc larger be by much, nor its own blaze much less []

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative rota rotae
genitive rotae rotārum
dative rotae rotīs
accusative rotam rotās
ablative rotā rotīs
vocative rota rotae

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Noun[edit]

rota pl (plurale tantum)

  1. Nonstandard spelling of wrota.

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rota

Noun[edit]

rota ?

  1. wheel

Neapolitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rota

Noun[edit]

rota (plural rote)

  1. wheel

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

rota m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of rot

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

rota

  1. past tense of rote
  2. past participle of rote

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

rota f

  1. definite singular of rot

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

rota f (plural rotas)

  1. route (course or way travelled)
  2. (music) rota (mediaeval string instrument)
  3. (Roman Catholicism) rota (ecclesiastical court of appeal)
  4. rattan (any of several species of climbing palm of the genus Calamus)
  5. combat (a fight or battle)
  6. (military) defeat
  7. feminine form of roto

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Adjective[edit]

rota

  1. feminine form of roto

Verb[edit]

rota

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of rotar
  2. second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of rotar
  3. feminine singular short past participle of romper

Romani[edit]

Noun[edit]

rota f (plural rota)

  1. wheel

Sicilian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rota

Noun[edit]

rota

  1. wheel

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rota f (masculine roto, feminine plural rotas, masculine plural rotos)

  1. feminine form of roto

Verb[edit]

rota

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