Rota

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See also: rota, rotá, ròta, rotà, rōta, röta, and rȫta

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin and Italian Rota, from Latin rota(wheel)

Proper noun[edit]

Rota

  1. (Catholicism) A branch of the papal Curia which serves as an appellate court in ecclesiastical cases, including divorce.
    • 1728, Ephraim Chambers, Cyclopaedia, s.v. "Rota":
      The Rota consists of twelve Doctors, chosen out of the four Nations of Italy, France, Spain, and Germany.
  2. (Britain, historical or obsolete) A club established by James Harrington in 1659 to advocate term limits and rotation of government offices; other similar clubs of the era.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • "rota, n.", in the Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in the end of the 19th century. From rota(adornment).

Proper noun[edit]

Rota f

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Rota was the only given name of 199 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.