feta

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See also: Feta, féta, fêta, fetá, fetą, and fɛta

English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Greek φέτα (féta), from Italian fetta (slice).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɛtə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛtə
  • Homophones: fetter (in non-rhotic accents)

Noun[edit]

feta (countable and uncountable, plural fetas)

  1. A variety of curd cheese made from sheep’s or goat’s milk and originating from Greece.

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Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Nominalization of the feminine singular past participle of fer.

Noun[edit]

feta f (plural fetes)

  1. fact

Etymology 2[edit]

Participle[edit]

feta f sg

  1. feminine singular of fet

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Greek φέτα (féta), from Italian fetta (slice).

Noun[edit]

feta m (plural fetes)

  1. feta (cheese)

Further reading[edit]

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

feta

  1. feta cheese (Also used of cheese made outside of Greece.)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: fe‧ta

Noun[edit]

feta m (uncountable)

  1. feta

Synonyms[edit]

Esperanto[edit]

Adjective[edit]

feta (accusative singular fetan, plural fetaj, accusative plural fetajn)

  1. fetal

Related terms[edit]

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< Greek

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfetɑ/, [ˈfe̞t̪ɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -etɑ
  • Syllabification(key): fe‧ta

Noun[edit]

feta

  1. feta, Feta cheese, feta cheese

Declension[edit]

Inflection of feta (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative feta fetat
genitive fetan fetojen
partitive fetaa fetoja
illative fetaan fetoihin
singular plural
nominative feta fetat
accusative nom. feta fetat
gen. fetan
genitive fetan fetojen
fetainrare
partitive fetaa fetoja
inessive fetassa fetoissa
elative fetasta fetoista
illative fetaan fetoihin
adessive fetalla fetoilla
ablative fetalta fetoilta
allative fetalle fetoille
essive fetana fetoina
translative fetaksi fetoiksi
abessive fetatta fetoitta
instructive fetoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of feta (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative fetani fetani
accusative nom. fetani fetani
gen. fetani
genitive fetani fetojeni
fetainirare
partitive fetaani fetojani
inessive fetassani fetoissani
elative fetastani fetoistani
illative fetaani fetoihini
adessive fetallani fetoillani
ablative fetaltani fetoiltani
allative fetalleni fetoilleni
essive fetanani fetoinani
translative fetakseni fetoikseni
abessive fetattani fetoittani
instructive
comitative fetoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative fetasi fetasi
accusative nom. fetasi fetasi
gen. fetasi
genitive fetasi fetojesi
fetaisirare
partitive fetaasi fetojasi
inessive fetassasi fetoissasi
elative fetastasi fetoistasi
illative fetaasi fetoihisi
adessive fetallasi fetoillasi
ablative fetaltasi fetoiltasi
allative fetallesi fetoillesi
essive fetanasi fetoinasi
translative fetaksesi fetoiksesi
abessive fetattasi fetoittasi
instructive
comitative fetoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative fetamme fetamme
accusative nom. fetamme fetamme
gen. fetamme
genitive fetamme fetojemme
fetaimmerare
partitive fetaamme fetojamme
inessive fetassamme fetoissamme
elative fetastamme fetoistamme
illative fetaamme fetoihimme
adessive fetallamme fetoillamme
ablative fetaltamme fetoiltamme
allative fetallemme fetoillemme
essive fetanamme fetoinamme
translative fetaksemme fetoiksemme
abessive fetattamme fetoittamme
instructive
comitative fetoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative fetanne fetanne
accusative nom. fetanne fetanne
gen. fetanne
genitive fetanne fetojenne
fetainnerare
partitive fetaanne fetojanne
inessive fetassanne fetoissanne
elative fetastanne fetoistanne
illative fetaanne fetoihinne
adessive fetallanne fetoillanne
ablative fetaltanne fetoiltanne
allative fetallenne fetoillenne
essive fetananne fetoinanne
translative fetaksenne fetoiksenne
abessive fetattanne fetoittanne
instructive
comitative fetoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative fetansa fetansa
accusative nom. fetansa fetansa
gen. fetansa
genitive fetansa fetojensa
fetainsarare
partitive fetaansa fetojaan
fetojansa
inessive fetassaan
fetassansa
fetoissaan
fetoissansa
elative fetastaan
fetastansa
fetoistaan
fetoistansa
illative fetaansa fetoihinsa
adessive fetallaan
fetallansa
fetoillaan
fetoillansa
ablative fetaltaan
fetaltansa
fetoiltaan
fetoiltansa
allative fetalleen
fetallensa
fetoilleen
fetoillensa
essive fetanaan
fetanansa
fetoinaan
fetoinansa
translative fetakseen
fetaksensa
fetoikseen
fetoiksensa
abessive fetattaan
fetattansa
fetoittaan
fetoittansa
instructive
comitative fetoineen
fetoinensa

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Further reading[edit]

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

feta

  1. indefinite genitive plural of fet

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Substantivization of the feminine of fētus (that has recently given birth, adj.), found in Classical Latin in senses 1 and 2.[1]

Noun[edit]

fēta f (genitive fētae); first declension

  1. woman or female animal that has just given birth
  2. mother-sheep
  3. (Early Medieval Latin) sheep
Descendants[edit]
  • Balkan Romance:
    • Aromanian: featã, fetĕ
    • Romanian: fată
  • North Italian:
  • Gallo-Romance:
    • Franco-Provençal: feya
  • Occitano-Romance:

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

fētā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of fētō

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walther von Wartburg (1928–2002), “fēta”, in Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 3: D–F, page 486

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French fête (party), from Middle French feste, from Old French feste, from Late Latin fēsta, from the plural of Latin fēstum.

Noun[edit]

feta f

  1. celebration; feast; party
    Synonyms: impreza, święto
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Greek φέτα (féta), from Italian fetta (slice).

Noun[edit]

feta f

  1. (singular only) feta cheese
Usage notes[edit]

This word is indeclinable when used in formal contexts, and declinable when used in colloquial contexts. For instance, "sałatka z fetą" would be used in conversation, while "sałatka z serem feta" would be used in a restaurant menu.

Etymology 3[edit]

Clipping of amfetamina.

Noun[edit]

feta f

  1. (slang) amphetamine

Further reading[edit]

  • feta in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • feta in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

feta m (plural fetas)

  1. feta (a variety of curd cheese)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian fetta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fêta/
  • Hyphenation: fe‧ta

Noun[edit]

fȅta f (Cyrillic spelling фе̏та)

  1. (regional, Croatia) slice (usually of bread)
    Synonym: krȉška

Declension[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfeta/ [ˈfe.t̪a]
  • Rhymes: -eta
  • Syllabification: fe‧ta

Noun[edit]

feta m (plural fetas)

  1. Feta cheese
  2. (Argentina, Uruguay) A thin slice of food, mainly cheese, cold cuts, or bread

Further reading[edit]

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

feta

  1. inflection of fet:
    1. definite singular
    2. plural

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Greek φέτα (féta).

Noun[edit]

feta c

  1. feta (cheese)
Declension[edit]
Declension of feta 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative feta fetan
Genitive fetas fetans
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Blend of fetstil (boldface) +‎ -a

Verb[edit]

feta (present fetar, preterite fetade, supine fetat, imperative feta)

  1. (colloquial) boldface (set or print in boldface)
    hon fetade de viktiga orden
    she boldfaced the important words
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