desa

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See also: Desa, desà, desā, and de sa

Balinese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

desa

  1. Romanization of ᬤᬾᬰ.

Blagar[edit]

Noun[edit]

desa

  1. village

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

desa

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of desar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of desar

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay desa, from Sanskrit देश (deśa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈdɛ.sa]
  • Hyphenation: dèsa

Noun[edit]

desa (first-person possessive desaku, second-person possessive desamu, third-person possessive desanya)

  1. village
  2. rural area
  3. country

Usage notes[edit]

  1. Desa was sixth-level administrative division in Java, Dutch East Indies, which was replaced by Japanese , (ku) during Japanese occupation.
  2. Desa is used for denoting rural fourth-level administrative division in Indonesia, which is a continuation from previous Dutch and Japanese administration division.

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Latvian[edit]

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Desas

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Baltic *deš-, from Proto-Indo-European *deḱ- (to cut, to sever, to split into fibers). A minority opinion derives desa from a different stem *deḱ- (to remove, to take out). Cognates include Lithuanian dešrà, dialectal dešerà, Gothic 𐍄𐌰𐌲𐌻 (tagl, hair), Old Norse tagl (horsehair), Old High German zagal (tail, rod), Old English tægl (tail), English tail, Sanskrit देशा (deśā, fringe of cloth; lamp wick).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

desa f (4th declension)

  1. sausage (meat product made of ground meat and seasonings stuffed into an animal's intestine or some similar cylindrical material)
    cūkgaļas desapork sausage
    aknu desaliver sausage
    žāvētās desasdried sausages
    desās pārstrādā gaļu un iekšējos orgānusone processes meat and internal organs into sausages
    brālis skubināja, lai pamērcējot desu sinepēsthe brother urged for the sausage to be seasoned in mustard

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992) , “desa”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit देश (deśa)

Noun[edit]

desa (Jawi spelling ديسا‎, plural desa-desa, informal 1st possessive desaku, impolite 2nd possessive desamu, 3rd possessive desanya)

  1. country
  2. town, village

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: desa
  • Min Nan: 禮些 (lése)[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Salmon Claudine. Malay (and Javanese) Loan-words in Chinese as a Mirror of Cultural Exchanges. In: Archipel, volume 78, 2009. pp. 181-208

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Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit देश (deśa).

Noun[edit]

desa ?

  1. point
  2. place, region
  3. country

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

  • preposition de + pronoun esa

Contraction[edit]

desa

  1. (obsolete) of that, from that (followed by a feminine noun in singular)

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