saeta

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

saeta (plural saetas)

  1. A Spanish religious song evoking strong emotion, usually sung during public processions.

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Finnish[edit]

(index sa)

Etymology[edit]

From the adjective sakea.

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Verb[edit]

saeta

  1. (intransitive, usually of snowfall) To thicken, become/get thick(er).
    Lumisade sakeni nopeasti ja näkyvyys huononi.
    The snowfall thickened fast and the visibility worsened.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain origin. Possibly from From Proto-Indo-European *seh₂i-to- or *sh₂ei-to- (to bind), which would make it related to Old High German seid (cord), Old Icelandic seior, Czech sit (net), Old Church Slavonic сеть (setĭ, trap, snare), Lithuanian sietas (tie), Old Prussian saytan (belt, strap), Avestan [script needed] (haetu, dam), and Sanskrit सेतु (setu, bridge, fetter, band).

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Noun[edit]

saeta

  1. a bristle, (rough) hair on an animal

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References[edit]

  • de Vaan, Michiel, Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, vol. 7, of Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series, Alexander Lubotsky ed., Leiden: Brill, 2008.

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sagitta (arrow).

Noun[edit]

saeta f (plural saetas)

  1. arrow, crossbow bolt

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sagitta.

Noun[edit]

saeta f (plural saetas)

  1. arrow
  2. dart

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