busta

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

busta (plural bustas)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of buster.

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Czech[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

busta f

  1. bust (sculpture)

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French buste, from Italian busto, from Latin būstum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbˠʊsˠt̪ˠə/

Noun[edit]

busta m (genitive singular busta, nominative plural bustaí)

  1. bust (sculpture)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
busta bhusta mbusta
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French boiste, whence French boîte (box). From Medieval Latin buxida, inflected form derived from of Latin buxētum (boxwood plantation), from Latin buxus (boxwood).

Noun[edit]

busta f (plural buste)

  1. envelope
    La carta è troppo grande per la busta.
    The letter is too big for the envelope.
  2. (philately) cover
    busta primo giorno emissionefirst-day cover

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

būsta

  1. nominative plural of būstum
  2. accusative plural of būstum
  3. vocative plural of būstum

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “busta”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre