idiota

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See also: idiotā

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish idiota ‎(idiot).

Noun[edit]

idiota ‎(plural idiotas)

  1. (pejorative, slang) fool or imbecile

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin idiōta, from Ancient Greek ἰδιώτης ‎(idiṓtēs, layman) from ἴδιος ‎(ídios, private).

Noun[edit]

idiota m ‎(plural idioti) idiota f ‎(plural idiote)

  1. (pejorative) idiot, moron, clot

Adjective[edit]

idiota m ‎(feminine singular idiota, masculine plural idioti, feminine plural idiote)

  1. idiotic

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἰδιώτης ‎(idiṓtēs, person not involved in public affairs, layman), from ἴδιος ‎(ídios, private).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

idiōta m ‎(genitive idiōtae); first declension

  1. (pejorative) idiot

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative idiōta idiōtae
genitive idiōtae idiōtārum
dative idiōtae idiōtīs
accusative idiōtam idiōtās
ablative idiōtā idiōtīs
vocative idiōta idiōtae

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

idiota m

  1. genitive singular form of idiots

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

idiota m pers ‎(feminine idiotka)

  1. idiot
  2. (medicine, obsolete) person with severe mental retardation

Usage notes[edit]

In obsolete medical usage, idiota referred to severe cases of developmental disability. Milder forms were described with the words imbecyl and debil.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin idiōta, from Ancient Greek ἰδιώτης ‎(idiṓtēs, layman) from ἴδιος ‎(ídios, private).

Adjective[edit]

idiota ‎(plural, comparable)

  1. idiotic

Noun[edit]

idiota m f (plural idiotas)

  1. idiot

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin idiōta, from Ancient Greek ἰδιώτης ‎(idiṓtēs, layman) from ἴδιος ‎(ídios, private).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

idiota m, f ‎(plural idiotas)

  1. idiotic

Noun[edit]

idiota m, f ‎(plural idiotas)

  1. (pejorative) idiot

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