alta

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See also: Alta, álta, älta, altă, Áltá, Alta., Alt-A, and -alta

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alta (uncountable)

  1. Rose bengal dye worn by Indian women on the feet during festivals.

Anagrams[edit]

Asturian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

alta f sg

  1. feminine singular of altu

Basque[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

alta

  1. however

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

alta f sg

  1. feminine singular of alt

Noun[edit]

alta f (plural altes)

  1. certification, registration
  2. (military) fitness for duty
  3. (medicine) discharge
    Ell va ser donat d’alta de l'hospital ahir.He was given discharge from the hospital yesterday.

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Chavacano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish alta.

Noun[edit]

alta

  1. hospital discharge

Chinook Jargon[edit]

Adverb[edit]

alta

  1. now

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin altus. Compare Spanish and Italian alto, French haut, Romanian înalt. Doublet of haŭsi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

alta (accusative singular altan, plural altaj, accusative plural altajn)

  1. high (in altitude)
    • 2003, Hans-Georg Kaiser (translator), chapter 46, in Mortula ŝipo, Tyresö: Inko, translation of Das Totenschiff by B. Traven, →ISBN:
      La suno leviĝis. Freŝe laviĝinte ĝi eliris el sia marbanejo supren en la altan ĉielon.
      The sun rose up. Freshly washed, it left its ocean bath and went up into the high sky
  2. high (in pitch)
    Mi ne povas atingi la altajn tonojn de tiu kanto.
    I can’t reach the high notes in that song.
  3. tall
    • 1906, L. L. Zamenhof, speech to the 2nd Esperanto Congress in Geneva:
      Terure altaj kaj dikaj estas ankoraŭ la interpopolaj muroj.
      The walls between the people of the world are still dreadfully tall and wide.
  4. (figurative) high-minded, noble
    alta celo
    a noble goal

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The ablative singular of the stem ala-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑltɑ/, [ˈɑ̝l̪t̪ɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ɑltɑ
  • Syllabification(key): al‧ta

Postposition[edit]

alta (+ genitive and/or possessive suffix)

  1. from under, from underneath, from beneath
    Synonym: alapuolelta
    Antonyms: päältä, yläpuolelta, yltä
    Pallo vieri pöydän alta.
    The ball rolled from under the table.

Inflection[edit]

Personal/possessive forms of alta
no possessor alta
possessor singular plural
1st person altani altamme
2nd person altasi altanne
3rd person altaan
altansa

Related terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See alto

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alta f (plural altas)

  1. (medicine) certificate of discharge (from a hospital)
    Antonym: baixa
  2. entry into a profession or organization
    Antonym: baixa

Adjective[edit]

alta

  1. feminine singular of alto

References[edit]

  • alta” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • alta” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • alta” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • alta” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • alta” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto alta, Italian and Italian alto, from Latin altus.

Adjective[edit]

alta

  1. high
  2. tall

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alta m pl

  1. vocative plural of alt

Noun[edit]

alta m sg

  1. genitive singular of altadh

Verb[edit]

alta

  1. present subjunctive analytic of alt

Participle[edit]

alta

  1. past participle of alt

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
alta n-alta halta not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈal.ta/
  • Rhymes: -alta
  • Hyphenation: àl‧ta

Adjective[edit]

alta

  1. feminine singular of alto

Anagrams[edit]

Khalaj[edit]

Perso-Arabic اَلتا

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *altï.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Mansûrâbâdî, Talxâbî) IPA(key): [ɒltɒ]
  • (Mansûrâbâdî) IPA(key): [ɑltɒ]
  • (Xarrâbî) IPA(key): [alta]

Numeral[edit]

alta

  1. six

References[edit]

Ladino[edit]

Adjective[edit]

alta (Latin spelling, masculine alto, masculine plural altos, feminine plural altas)

  1. high

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

alta

  1. inflection of altus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Participle[edit]

altā

  1. ablative feminine singular of altus

References[edit]

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈaw.tɐ/ [ˈaʊ̯.tɐ]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈaw.ta/ [ˈaʊ̯.ta]

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -altɐ, (Brazil) -awtɐ
  • Hyphenation: al‧ta

Adjective[edit]

alta f sg

  1. feminine singular of alto

Noun[edit]

alta f (plural altas)

  1. (healthcare) discharge (the act of releasing an inpatient from hospital)
    dar alta ato discharge (from hospital)
    ter altato be discharged
  2. (Brazil) rise; increase
    Synonym: aumento

Romanian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

alta

  1. nominative/accusative feminine singular of altul

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈalta/ [ˈal̪.t̪a]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -alta
  • Syllabification: al‧ta

Noun[edit]

alta f (plural altas)

  1. (medicine) certificate of discharge (from a hospital)
    Antonym: baja
  2. entry into a profession or organization
    Antonym: baja
  3. (law) tax declaration

Usage notes[edit]

  • Feminine nouns beginning with stressed /ˈa/ like this one regularly take the singular articles el and un, usually reserved for masculine nouns.
    el alta, un alta
  • They maintain the usual feminine singular articles la and una if an adjective intervenes between the article and the noun.

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

alta f sg

  1. feminine singular of alto

Further reading[edit]

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English altar.

Noun[edit]

alta

  1. altar

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

alta

  1. dative singular of alt