basta

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See also: bašta and bästa

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian basta.

Interjection[edit]

basta

  1. (obsolete) (that's) enough!; stop!

Translations[edit]

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bas‧ta

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish basta, from Vulgar Latin *bastāre, from Ancient Greek βαστάζω ‎(bastázō).

Adverb[edit]

basta

  1. so long as

Conjunction[edit]

basta

  1. provided that

Interjection[edit]

basta

  1. Used in refusal to provide a full answer to a question.
  2. Enough!, Not hearing anymore of this!, Not listening anymore!

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish basta.

Adjective[edit]

basta

  1. enough

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

basta

  1. third-person singular present of bastare
  2. second-person singular imperative of bastare

Interjection[edit]

basta!

  1. enough!
    Ora basta! Adesso basta!‎ ― That's enough!
    basta così?‎ ― Is that enough?

Derived terms[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

basta

  1. enough

Verb[edit]

basta

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of bastar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of bastar

Spanish[edit]

Interjection[edit]

basta

  1. enough

Noun[edit]

basta f ‎(plural bastas)

  1. (sewing) basting

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

basta

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

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

basta ‎(present bastar, preterite bastade, supine bastat, imperative basta)

  1. to sit in a sauna

Conjugation[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

Interjection[edit]

basta

  1. enough! No more discussion!

Usage notes[edit]

Used to state that the discussion is over, and that the speaker won't listen to any further arguments.

See also[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish basta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

basta

  1. As long as.
    Kahit mahirap, basta't masipag, ay aasenso.
    Even in poverty, as long as one is hardworking, one's lifestyle will improve.

Interjection[edit]

basta

  1. Used to give an indirect explanation.
    Pupunta ako sa... Basta!
    I'm going to... It's a secret!
  2. Used to signify cutting a long story short.
  3. Used to conclude or summarize a conversation.
    Basta, mag-ingat ka.
    Whatever, just take care.

Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

basta

  1. Soft mutation of pasta.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
pasta basta mhasta phasta
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.