patata

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See also: pātata

Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish patata, from Taíno batata.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

patata inan

  1. potato

Declension[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish patata.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

patata f (plural patates)

  1. potato
    Synonyms: (Valencian) creïlla, (Northern) trumfa

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

patata (plural patatas)

  1. potato

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish patata.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

patata f (plural patate)

  1. potato
  2. (slang) pussy (vagina)

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

patāta f (genitive patātae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) potato

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative patāta patātae
Genitive patātae patātārum
Dative patātae patātīs
Accusative patātam patātās
Ablative patātā patātīs
Vocative patāta patātae

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish patata, likely through Sicilian patata.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

patata f (plural patati)

  1. potato
    • 1932-1935, Melita agricola; rivista ta' cull xahar li tohrog mill-ufficciu tal-biedja, page 261:
      Il-patata titlob trab ħamri, u fejn jista' jcun m'għandhiex tinżara' fi trab ieħor.
      Potatoes need reddish soil, and as far as possible should not be planted in other kinds of soil.
  2. (slang) butt, backside, ass

Usage notes[edit]

  • The singular serves both as a singulative (meaning a single tuber) and as a collective (meaning several tubers or a mass of them). The plural form refers to a small number of tubers or to different kinds of potato.

Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish patata, from Taíno batata.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

patata f (plural patatas)

  1. potato
    Synonym: pomu de terra

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Taíno batata. Compare batata. Though the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española lists it as a blend of papa +‎ batata.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

patata f (plural patatas)

  1. (Spain, Philippines) potato
    Synonym: (Latin America) papa
  2. (colloquial) piece of rubbish

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