lota

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See also: Lota, løta, and lotâ

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hindi लोटा (loṭā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lota (plural lotas)

  1. (South Asia) A spherical pot, specifically a water pot used for washing and ablution, typically made of brass.
    • 1997, Kiran Nagarkar, Cuckold, HarperCollins 2013, p. 9:
      She had been standing behind the curtain of coloured glass beads for at least half an hour now, waiting patiently with a silver lota of water.
  2. (colloquial, Pakistan) A person that switches loyalties, especially from one political party to another. This comes from the fact that the "lota" has a tendency to fall over and roll around, as it is not stable sitting on its base.

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lota m (genitive singular lota, nominative plural lotaí)

  1. lot (plot of land)
    Synonyms: gabháltas, paiste
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

lota m (genitive singular lota, nominative plural lotaí)

  1. Alternative form of lochta (loft; gallery)
Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • "lota" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “lota” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “lota” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lōta

  1. nominative feminine singular of lōtus
  2. nominative neuter plural of lōtus
  3. accusative neuter plural of lōtus
  4. vocative feminine singular of lōtus
  5. vocative neuter plural of lōtus

Adjective[edit]

lōtā

  1. ablative feminine singular of lōtus

Lubuagan Kalinga[edit]

Noun[edit]

lota

  1. sap (of a plant)

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

lota

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of lotar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of lotar