citta

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See also: città

Hausa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cìtta f (possessed form cìttar̃)

  1. ginger root (generic term)
  2. (dated) Aframomum melegueta
  3. (dated) chili, Capsicum annuum
    Synonym: filfil

Descendants[edit]

  • Arabic: شَطَّة(šaṭṭa), شَطِيطَة(šaṭīṭa)
  • Kanuri: njittá

Adverb[edit]

città

  1. four days from today

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃit.ta/, [ˈt͡ʃit̪ːä]
    • (Tuscan dialect, after a vowel) IPA(key): [ˈʃit̪ːä]
  • Rhymes: -itta
  • Hyphenation: cìt‧ta

Noun[edit]

citta f (plural citte, masculine citto)

  1. female equivalent of citto
    1. (archaic or Tuscany) a (young) girl
      Synonyms: bambina, bimba, fanciulla
    2. (Tuscany, colloquial) a girlfriend
      Synonyms: fidanzata, ragazza, morosa (Northern Italy), zita (Southern Italy)

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit चित्त (citta).

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Noun[edit]

citta n

  1. (figuratively) mind, heart, feeling

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • citta”, in Pali Text Society, editor, Pali-English Dictionary‎, London: Chipstead, 1921-1925.