piste

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See also: Piste, pisté, and pište

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French piste.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

piste (plural pistes)

  1. (skiing) A downhill trail.
  2. (fencing) The field of play of a fencing match.
  3. (archaic) The track left by somebody riding a horse.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French piste.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

piste f (plural pistes, diminutive pistetje n)

  1. (skiing) piste
  2. (circus) circus ring
  3. (Belgium) trail, track

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɪstə/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

piste

  1. singular past indicative and subjunctive of pissen

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pistää +‎ -e. First used to mean "period, full stop, dot" by Gustaf Renvall, later expanded to mean "point".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpisteˣ/, [ˈpis̠t̪e̞(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -iste
  • Syllabification: pis‧te

Noun[edit]

piste

  1. (typography) point, dot, full stop, period
  2. (mathematics) point (zero-dimensional object)
  3. point (particular location)
  4. point (something tiny)
  5. point (mark or stroke above a letter)
  6. point (unit of scoring)
    Synonyms: pojo (colloquial), pinna (colloquial)
  7. (typography) point (unit of font size or spacing)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of piste (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative piste pisteet
genitive pisteen pisteiden
pisteitten
partitive pistettä pisteitä
illative pisteeseen pisteisiin
pisteihin
singular plural
nominative piste pisteet
accusative nom. piste pisteet
gen. pisteen
genitive pisteen pisteiden
pisteitten
partitive pistettä pisteitä
inessive pisteessä pisteissä
elative pisteestä pisteistä
illative pisteeseen pisteisiin
pisteihin
adessive pisteellä pisteillä
ablative pisteeltä pisteiltä
allative pisteelle pisteille
essive pisteenä pisteinä
translative pisteeksi pisteiksi
instructive pistein
abessive pisteettä pisteittä
comitative pisteineen
Possessive forms of piste (type hame)
possessor singular plural
1st person pisteeni pisteemme
2nd person pisteesi pisteenne
3rd person pisteensä

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Italian pista, variant of pesta (footprint).

Noun[edit]

piste f (plural pistes)

  1. track or trail (left by an animal or person)
  2. track (road or other similar beaten path)
    Une piste automobile dans le désert.
    A car track in the desert.
    piste cyclablebicycle path
  3. (figuratively) lead, hint (e.g. in a police investigation)
    La police est sur la piste d’un complot.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
  4. (aviation) runway
    piste d’atterrissagelanding runway
  5. (music) track (on a recording)
  6. racecourse
  7. ring in a circus
  8. floor (various activities such as dancing, skating, or fencing)
    piste de dansedance floor
  9. (skiing) piste
    piste de skiski piste, ski slope, ski trail
    piste de luge(please add an English translation of this usage example)
Descendants[edit]
  • Dutch: piste
  • English: piste
  • German: Piste
  • Greek: πίστα (písta)

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

piste

  1. inflection of pister:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

piste f

  1. plural of pista

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

piste

  1. vocative masculine singular of pistus

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Lithuanian[edit]

Participle[edit]

piste

  1. "manner of action" būdinys participle of pisti.

Neapolitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

piste m

  1. plural of pisto

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Verb[edit]

piste

  1. simple past of pisse