saia

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

saia

  1. genitive/partitive/illative singular of sai

Galician[edit]

saias ("skirts")

Etymology 1[edit]

13th century, but well attested since the 10th century in local Medieval Latin documents as saia.[1] From Old Galician and Old Portuguese saya, from Vulgar Latin *săgĭa, from Latin sagum, cognate of Ancient Greek σάγος (ságos); probably from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia (Apian wrote that the word was considered proper of the Celts of Iberia) and ultimately from Celtic.[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsaja̝/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

saia f (plural saias)

  1. long skirt (women's clothing)
    Synonym: faldra
  2. (dated) robe
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

saia

  1. first-person singular/third-person singular present subjunctive of saír

References[edit]

  • saya” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2012.
  • saya” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2016.
  • saia” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • saia” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • saia” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Lapesa, Rafael (2004), Manuel Seco, editor, Léxico hispánico primitivo, Pozuelo de Alarcón: Ed. Espasa Calpe, →ISBN, s.v. saia.
  2. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991), “saya”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsa.ja/
  • Rhymes: -aja
  • Hyphenation: sà‧ia

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French saie, from Latin saga, plural of sagum (cloak).

Noun[edit]

saia f (plural saie)

  1. twill

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic سَاقِيَة(sāqiya, irrigation) (from a dialect in which q is pronounced as a glottal stop), from سَقَى(saqā, to irrigate). Compare Spanish acequia.

Noun[edit]

saia f (plural saie)

  1. (regional) a ditch or trench, especially in Sicily

Anagrams[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsaj.ɐ/, [ˈsaɪ̯.ɐ]

  • Hyphenation: sai‧a
  • Rhymes: -ajɐ

Etymology 1[edit]

saia

From Old Portuguese saya, from Vulgar Latin *săgĭa, from Latin sagum, from Gaulish *sagos or from Ancient Greek σάγος (ságos) (cloak); cognate with Galician saia and archaic Spanish saya.

Noun[edit]

saia f (plural saias)

  1. a woman's skirt
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Kabuverdianu: saia
  • Bengali: শায়া (śaẏa), সায়া (śaẏa)
  • Kadiwéu: jaye

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

saia

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of sair
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of sair
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of sair
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of sair