saa

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See also: SAA, Saa, saA, sáa, sâa, sa'a, sää, , and sàʻã

Ese[edit]

Noun[edit]

saa

  1. tide

Estonian[edit]

Verb[edit]

saa

  1. inflection of saama:
    1. present indicative connegative
    2. second-person singular present imperative

Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɑː/, [ˈs̠ɑː]
  • Rhymes: -ɑː
  • Syllabification(key): saa

Verb[edit]

saa

  1. Third-person singular indicative present form of saada.

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɑːˣ/, [ˈs̠ɑː(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ɑː
  • Syllabification(key): saa

Verb[edit]

saa

  1. Indicative present connegative form of saada.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of saada.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of saada.

Garo[edit]

Noun[edit]

saa

  1. sickness, pain

Verb[edit]

saa

  1. to be sick

Ingrian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From saavva (to get). Compare Finnish saakka.

Pronunciation[edit]

Postposition[edit]

saa (+ illative or allative)

  1. (of time) up to, until
  2. (of distance or motion) all the way to
    • 1936, L. G. Terehova; V. G. Erdeli, Mihailov and P. I. Maksimov, transl., Geografia: oppikirja iƶoroin alkușkoulun kolmatta klaassaa vart (ensimäine osa), Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-Pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 6:
      Mittaisivat mitälee plaanua mööt, reknaisiit ja sanoivat, etti linnaa saa ono neljä kilometraa i yli tunnin, melkeen, möö leenemmä kois.
      They measured something along the map, counted and said, that it's four kilometers to the city and in an hour, approximately, we would be home.

saa (+ elative or ablative)

  1. (of time) ever since
  2. (of distance or motion) all the way from
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

saa

  1. inflection of saavva:
    1. present indicative connegative
    2. second-person singular imperative
    3. second-person singular imperative connegative

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

saa

  1. inflection of saattaa:
    1. present indicative connegative
    2. second-person singular imperative
    3. second-person singular imperative connegative

References[edit]

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 510

Lombard[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sāl, salem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

saa f

  1. (chemistry, seasonings) salt

Manx[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of s' (particle used to introduce the superlative form of adjectives) +‎ aa

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

saa

  1. superlative degree of aeg (young, adolescent, immature)
    T'eh tree bleeaney ny saa na mishHe is my junior by three years.
    Y mac saa.The youngest son.

Rwanda-Rundi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swahili saa. Doublet of isaha.

Noun[edit]

saá class 9

  1. o'clock

Sidamo[edit]

Saa.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Cushitic *ʃaac-. Cognates include Afar sagá, Hadiyya saayya and Somali sác.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsaː/
  • Hyphenation: saa

Noun[edit]

saa f 

  1. cow

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Kazuhiro Kawachi (2007) A grammar of Sidaama (Sidamo), a Cushitic language of Ethiopia, page 29

Swahili[edit]

saa

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سَاعَة(sāʿa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

saa (n class, plural saa)

  1. hour
  2. clock
  3. o'clock (followed by the number in question)

Usage notes[edit]

When used to mean an hour, the plural is masaa, in the ma class, to disambiguate from telling time. Times of the day are six hours off from the Western system; the Swahili day starts at 7 am (which becomes 1 o'clock) and the night starts at 7 pm (which becomes 1 o'clock at night).

Descendants[edit]

  • Iraqw: saa'a
  • Kikuyu: thaa
  • Luo: sa
  • Lingala:
  • Luganda: essaawa
  • Pökoot: saa
  • Rwanda-Rundi: isaha, saa

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sa‧a
  • IPA(key): /saˈʔa/, [sɐˈʔa]

Noun[edit]

saá

  1. Alternative form of tsaa

Tetum[edit]

Noun[edit]

saa

  1. serpent
  2. family

Tlingit[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [sàː]

Noun[edit]

saa

  1. name

Wolof[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سَاعَة(sāʿa).

Noun[edit]

saa (definite form saa si)

  1. moment, instant

Derived terms[edit]


Yoruba[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hausa sāʼā̀, ultimately from Arabic سَاعَة(sāʿa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sáà

  1. period, season, era, semester
    Synonyms: àkókò, àsìkò, sànmọ́nì, ọ̀tẹ̀

Derived terms[edit]


Yosondúa Mixtec[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Alcozauca Mixtec sàà, Chayuco Mixtec zaa, San Juan Colorado Mixtec sáa, San Miguel el Grande Mixtec saā.

Noun[edit]

saa

  1. bird

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Beaty de Farris, Kathryn; et al. (2012) Diccionario básico del mixteco de Yosondúa, Oaxaca (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 46)‎[1] (in Spanish), third edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 69