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]

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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.

Further reading[edit]

  • "busta" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • bust” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing 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
  2. cover
    busta primo giorno emissionefirst-day cover
    (in philately)

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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