raita

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hindi रायता (rāytā).

Noun[edit]

raita (countable and uncountable, plural raitas)

  1. A condiment used as a dip or sauce in the cuisine of southern Asia, made from seasoned yogurt.
    • 2009, January 16, “Marian Burros”, in Penn Quarter’s International Flavor[1]:
      The raita is one of the best in town; goat-cheese kulcha is an unusual and tasty take on Indian bread.

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɑitɑ/
  • Hyphenation: rai‧ta

Etymology 1[edit]

Likely an old borrowing from a Germanic language, compare Proto-Germanic *raidō. Association with etymology 2 has also been proposed. Cognate with Northern Karelian raita.[1] Compare raide, either a derivative or a parallel loan from the same Germanic source.

Noun[edit]

raita

  1. stripe
  2. band
  3. track
  4. (obsolete) trace
  5. (heraldry) bendlet

Declension[edit]

Inflection of raita (Kotus type 9/kala, t-d gradation)
nominative raita raidat
genitive raidan raitojen
partitive raitaa raitoja
illative raitaan raitoihin
singular plural
nominative raita raidat
accusative nom. raita raidat
gen. raidan
genitive raidan raitojen
raitainrare
partitive raitaa raitoja
inessive raidassa raidoissa
elative raidasta raidoista
illative raitaan raitoihin
adessive raidalla raidoilla
ablative raidalta raidoilta
allative raidalle raidoille
essive raitana raitoina
translative raidaksi raidoiksi
instructive raidoin
abessive raidatta raidoitta
comitative raitoineen

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *raita, from Proto-Germanic *spraiþō (compare Old High German spreid, spreida (bush)).[1]

Noun[edit]

raita

  1. goat willow, Salix caprea

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kylstra, A.D.; Hahmo, Sirkka-Liisa; Hofstra, Tette; Nikkilä, Otto. 1991–2012. Lexicon der älteren germanischen Lehnwörter in den ostseefinnischen Sprachen. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

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