pilota

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See also: pilóta, pilotá, and pilotă

Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From or related to Spanish pelota (ball).

Noun[edit]

pilota inan

  1. jai alai (ball game)

Usage notes[edit]

Although jai alai is composed of Basque words, it is not the name actually used in Basque.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Vulgar Latin *pilotta, diminutive of pila. Compare French pelote, Spanish pelota.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pilota f (plural pilotes)

  1. ball
    Synonym: baló
  2. (vulgar) bollock, testicle
  3. A musket ball.
  4. A large meatball.

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

pilota

  1. third-person singular past historic of piloter

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier pedota, pedotta, from Byzantine Greek *πηδώτης (*pēdṓtēs, helmsman), from Ancient Greek πηδόν (pēdón, oarblade, oar). The pil- forms are probably influenced by pileggiare (to sail, navigate).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /piˈlɔ.ta/
  • Rhymes: -ɔta
  • Hyphenation: pi‧lò‧ta

Noun[edit]

pilota m or f (masculine plural piloti, feminine plural pilote)

  1. pilot (aircraft or ship)
  2. driver (vehicle)

Descendants[edit]

Including descendants from piloto m. All are borrowed.

  • Catalan: pilot
  • Greek: πιλότος (pilótos)
  • Middle French: pilot, pillot
    • French: pilote (see there for further descendants)
    • Dutch: piloot
    • English: pilot (see there for further descendants)
  • Portuguese: piloto
  • Spanish: piloto

Adjective[edit]

pilota (invariable)

  1. (relational) pilot

Verb[edit]

pilota

  1. inflection of pilotare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pilota

  1. genitive singular form of pilots

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /piˈlɔ.ta/
  • Rhymes: -ɔta
  • Syllabification: pi‧lo‧ta

Noun[edit]

pilota m

  1. genitive singular of pilot
  2. accusative singular of pilot (in the meaning of: aircraft pilot)
  3. (colloquial) accusative singular of pilot (in the meaning of: remote control)

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pilota f (plural pilotas)

  1. female equivalent of piloto (pilot)

Etymology 2[edit]

From pilar +‎ -ota.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pilota f (plural pilotas)

  1. exhaustion
  2. (finance) loss
  3. defeat
  4. castigation, reprimand

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French piloter.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

a pilota (third-person singular present pilotează, past participle pilotat1st conj.

  1. to pilot

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pilota f (plural pilotas)

  1. female equivalent of piloto

Verb[edit]

pilota

  1. inflection of pilotar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative