jota

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish jota.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jota (plural jotas)

  1. A traditional popular dance of the Iberian peninsula with regional variations.
  2. The music to which this dance is set, normally of 3/4 or 6/8 time.

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Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Southern) /xota/, [xo̞.t̪a]
  • IPA(key): (Northern) /jota/, [jo̞.t̪a]
    • (Biscayan) IPA(key): [d͡ʒo.ta]
    • (Gipuzkoan) IPA(key): [xo.ta]
    • (Navarrese) IPA(key): [jo.ta]
    • (Navarro-Lapurdian) IPA(key): [ɟo.ta]
    • (Souletin) IPA(key): [ʒo.ta]

Noun[edit]

jota inan

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter J.

Declension[edit]

Declension of jota (inanimate, ending in -a)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive jota jota jotak
ergative jotak jotak jotek
dative jotari jotari jotei
genitive jotaren jotaren joten
comitative jotarekin jotarekin jotekin
causative jotarengatik jotarengatik jotengatik
benefactive jotarentzat jotarentzat jotentzat
instrumental jotaz jotaz jotez
inessive jotatan jotan jotetan
locative jotatako jotako jotetako
allative jotatara jotara jotetara
terminative jotataraino jotaraino jotetaraino
directive jotatarantz jotarantz jotetarantz
destinative jotatarako jotarako jotetarako
ablative jotatatik jotatik jotetatik
partitive jotarik
prolative jotatzat

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Catalan[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin iota. Doublet of iota.

Noun[edit]

jota f (plural jotes)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter J.

Etymology 2[edit]

Of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Arabic شَطْحَة(šaṭḥa).

Noun[edit]

jota f (plural jotes)

  1. jota (Iberian folk dance)
  2. jota (music to which a jota is danced)
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References[edit]

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἰῶτα (iôta, iota).

Noun[edit]

jota n

  1. iota (Greek letter)

Further reading[edit]

  • jota in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • jota in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἰῶτα (iôta). The sense "small amount" developed in reference to a phrase in the New Testament: Eer de hemel en aarde vergaat, zal er niet één jota of één tittel vergaan van de wet.until heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will pass from the Law (Mt 5:18), iota being the smallest letter of the Greek alphabet.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjoː.taː/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

jota f (plural jota's, diminutive jotaatje n)

  1. iota (Greek letter)
  2. (negative polarity item) iota (small amount)
    Ik snap er geen jota van.
    I don’t understand a thing of it.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjotɑ/, [ˈjo̞t̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -otɑ
  • Syllabification: jo‧ta

Pronoun[edit]

jota

  1. Partitive singular form of joka; who, whom, which, that.
    Nainen, jota en näe,...
    The woman (who/that) I don't see...
    Nainen, jota varten ostin kukkia,...
    The woman for whom I bought flowers... / The woman (that/who) I bought flowers for...

Etymology 2[edit]

See ioota.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjoːtɑ/, [ˈjo̞ːt̪ɑ]
  • Syllabification: jo‧ta

Noun[edit]

jota

  1. iota (ninth letter in Greek alphabet)
Usage notes[edit]

The recommended Finnish spelling for the name of this letter is ioota.

Declension[edit]
Inflection of jota (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative jota jotat
genitive jotan jotien
partitive jotaa jotia
illative jotaan jotiin
singular plural
nominative jota jotat
accusative nom. jota jotat
gen. jotan
genitive jotan jotien
jotainrare
partitive jotaa jotia
inessive jotassa jotissa
elative jotasta jotista
illative jotaan jotiin
adessive jotalla jotilla
ablative jotalta jotilta
allative jotalle jotille
essive jotana jotina
translative jotaksi jotiksi
instructive jotin
abessive jotatta jotitta
comitative jotineen
Possessive forms of jota (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person jotani jotamme
2nd person jotasi jotanne
3rd person jotansa
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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish jota.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jota m (plural jotas)

  1. jota (dance)

Further reading[edit]


Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

jōta

  1. Romanization of 𐌾𐍉𐍄𐌰

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

jota m or f (invariable)

  1. Obsolete spelling of iota

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Occitan[edit]

Noun[edit]

jota f (plural jotas)

  1. (Beta vulgaris L.)[1] beet

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gui Benoèt, "Las plantas", 2008, Toulouse, IEO Edicions, 2008, →ISBN, p. 309.

Polish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἰῶτα (iôta), from Phoenician 𐤉‬(y‬ /yōd/).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jota f

  1. iota (Greek letter Ι, ι)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish jota, from older xota, from Mozarabic *šáwta, from Latin saltō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxɔ.ta/
  • Rhymes: -ɔta
  • Syllabification: jo‧ta

Noun[edit]

jota f

  1. jota (Iberian folk dance)
Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʒɔ.tɐ/, [ˈʒɔ.tɐ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin iota, from Ancient Greek ἰῶτα (iôta, iota), from Semitic.

Noun[edit]

jota m (plural jotas)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter J.
Coordinate terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish jota (jota), from earlier xota, from Mozarabic *šáwta (jump), from Latin saltō (I dance).

Noun[edit]

jota f (plural jotas)

  1. jota (dance)
  2. jota (music)
Related terms[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin iota, from Ancient Greek ἰῶτα (iôta, iota).

Noun[edit]

jota f (plural jotas)

  1. jot; iota
  2. The name of the Latin-script letter J.
  3. a jack in a deck of cards
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From joto.

Noun[edit]

jota f (plural jotas)

  1. (Mexico, derogatory, vulgar) Alternative form of joto (faggot)
    ¡Ay que jota!
    Oh what a fag!
    Synonym: maricón

Etymology 3[edit]

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From older xota, from Mozarabic *šáwta (jump), from Latin saltō (to dance). Doublet of salta.

Noun[edit]

jota f (plural jotas)

  1. jota (Iberian folk dance)
  2. jota (music to which a jota is danced)
Descendants[edit]
  • English: jota

Further reading[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jota n

  1. (negative polarity item) iota (small amount)

Usage notes[edit]

Almost exclusively used in the expression inte ett jota (not the slightest, not at all, nothing).

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