mitta

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mitta (plural mittas)

  1. (historical) An old English measure of volume, perhaps equal to two bushels.
    • 1866, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 1, p. 168
      Once the mitta, or mett, a quantity of two bushels, is used for salt. The name still lingers in Lancashire.

Cimbrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mitta ?

  1. (Luserna) Wednesday

References[edit]

  • Umberto Patuzzi, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar, Luserna: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *mitta, borrowed from Proto-Germanic [Term?] (compare Old English mitta, Gothic 𐌼𐌹𐍄𐌰𐌸𐍃 (mitaþs, measure)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmitːɑ/, [ˈmit̪ːɑ]
  • Rhymes: -itːɑ
  • Syllabification: mit‧ta

Noun[edit]

mitta

  1. measure (prescribed quantity or extent)
  2. measure (limit that cannot be exceeded)
    Minun mittani on täynnä.
    I have reached my measure (I have had enough).
  3. measure (receptacle or vessel of standard size)
    suolamittameasure of salt
  4. measure (standard against which something can be judged)
    Rehellisyys on miehen todellinen mitta.
    Honesty is the true measure of a man.
  5. measure (any of various standard units of capacity)
    Kyläläiset maksoivat viholliselle tuhat mittaa viljaa.
    The villagers paid to the enemy a thousand measures of corn.
  6. measure (size ascertained by measuring)
    mittatilauspukumade-to-measure suit
  7. measure (something to take measurements)
    mittanauhatape measure
  8. length
    hevosenmittahorse length

Declension[edit]

Inflection of mitta (Kotus type 9/kala, tt-t gradation)
nominative mitta mitat
genitive mitan mittojen
partitive mittaa mittoja
illative mittaan mittoihin
singular plural
nominative mitta mitat
accusative nom. mitta mitat
gen. mitan
genitive mitan mittojen
mittainrare
partitive mittaa mittoja
inessive mitassa mitoissa
elative mitasta mitoista
illative mittaan mittoihin
adessive mitalla mitoilla
ablative mitalta mitoilta
allative mitalle mitoille
essive mittana mittoina
translative mitaksi mitoiksi
instructive mitoin
abessive mitatta mitoitta
comitative mittoineen
Possessive forms of mitta (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person mittani mittamme
2nd person mittasi mittanne
3rd person mittansa

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Mòcheno[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German mittetac, from Old High German mittitac, from mitti (middle) + tac (day). Compare mitto (midday).

Noun[edit]

mitta m

  1. Wednesday

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • “mitta” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vedic Sanskrit मित्र (mitra).

Noun[edit]

mitta m or n

  1. friend
  2. (in the plural) friendship

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