desa

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See also: desà, desā, and de sa

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 Sanskrit देश(deśa)

Noun[edit]

desa

  1. country
  2. town, village

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, tægel(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 desa‎ ― pork sausage
    aknu desa‎ ― liver sausage
    žāvētās desas‎ ― dried sausages
    desās pārstrādā gaļu un iekšējos orgānus‎ ― one processes meat and internal organs into sausages
    brālis skubināja, lai pamērcējot desu sinepēs‎ ― the brother urged for the sausage to be seasoned in mustard

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “desa”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit देश(deśa)

Noun[edit]

desa (plural desa-desa)

  1. country
  2. town, village

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Sanskrit देश(deśa).

Noun[edit]

desa ?

  1. point
  2. place, region
  3. country