desa

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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 Sanskrit.

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “desa” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7