rasta

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See also: Rasta, rastā, and raşta

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short for Rastafarian or Rastafari.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æstə

Noun[edit]

rasta (plural rastas)

  1. (informal) Rastafarian
  2. (informal) Diminutive of rastaquouère

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English rasta

Noun[edit]

rasta

  1. rasta, Rastafarian (person)
  2. dreadlock (single strand of dreadlocks)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of rasta (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative rasta rastat
genitive rastan rastojen
partitive rastaa rastoja
illative rastaan rastoihin
singular plural
nominative rasta rastat
accusative nom. rasta rastat
gen. rastan
genitive rastan rastojen
rastainrare
partitive rastaa rastoja
inessive rastassa rastoissa
elative rastasta rastoista
illative rastaan rastoihin
adessive rastalla rastoilla
ablative rastalta rastoilta
allative rastalle rastoille
essive rastana rastoina
translative rastaksi rastoiksi
instructive rastoin
abessive rastatta rastoitta
comitative rastoineen
Possessive forms of rasta (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person rastani rastamme
2nd person rastasi rastanne
3rd person rastansa

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

rasta m or f (plural rastas)

  1. rasta; Rastafarian

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

rasta

  1. Romanization of 𐍂𐌰𐍃𐍄𐌰

Latvian[edit]

Participle[edit]

rasta

  1. genitive singular masculine form of rasts
  2. nominative singular feminine form of rasts

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rastō, whence also Old English ræst, Old Norse rǫst.

Noun[edit]

rasta f

  1. rest

Descendants[edit]

  • German: Rast

Sicilian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γαστήρ (gastḗr, belly).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɾast̪a/
  • Hyphenation: ra‧sta

Noun[edit]

rasta f (plural rasti)

  1. flower pot.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English; shortened from Rastafarian.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrasta/, [ˈras.t̪a]

Adjective[edit]

rasta (plural rastas)

  1. rasta

Noun[edit]

rasta m or f (plural rastas)

  1. rasta, Rastafarian
  2. dreadlocks (a hairstyle worn by Rastafarians and others in which the hair is left to grow into long matted strings)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

rast +‎ -a

Verb[edit]

rasta (present rastar, preterite rastade, supine rastat, imperative rasta)

  1. to rest; to take a pause
  2. to walk (a dog)

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