geta

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See also: Geta, getą, gęta, and ge-tà

English[edit]

Geta
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 下駄 (geta).

Noun[edit]

geta (plural getas or geta)

  1. A Japanese raised wooden clog, worn with traditional Japanese garments such as the kimono.
    • 1982 July, Robert Dillon, Geta As A Karate Training Tool, Black Belt, page 70,
      The Japanese geta or wooden sandal is a superb, though little-utilized, tool for training in the martial arts. [] The geta are flat, wooden sandals raised on vertical slats.

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse geta (whence also English get), from Proto-Germanic *getaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰed- (take, seize). Compare Danish gide, Swedish gitta.

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Verb[edit]

geta (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative gat, third-person plural past indicative gátum, supine getið)

  1. to be able
    Getur þú sagt mér hvar Bláa Lónið er.
    Can you tell me where the Blue Lagoon is.
  2. to father, to beget
    • Genesis 5:3 (Icelandic, English)
      Adam lifði hundrað og þrjátíu ár. Þá gat hann son í líking sinni, eftir sinni mynd, og nefndi hann Set.
      When Adam had lived 130 years, he had a son in his own likeness, in his own image; and he named him Seth.

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  • Geta exceptionally requires the supine (sagnbót) form of an accompanying verb, rather than the bare infinitive.

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Noun[edit]

geta f (genitive singular getu, nominative plural getur)

  1. ability

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

geta

  1. Rōmaji transcription of げた
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ゲタ

Malay[edit]

Noun[edit]

geta

  1. dais, throne

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *getaną.

Verb[edit]

geta (singular past indicative gat, plural past indicative gátu, past participle getinn)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to get
  2. (transitive, with genitive) to guess

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  • geta in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 下駄 (geta).

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geta f (plural getas)

  1. (footwear) geta.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin Geta, from Ancient Greek Γέτης (Gétēs).

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Noun[edit]

geta m, f (plural getas)

  1. (demonym) Geat.