salsa

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English[edit]

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Green and red salsa (spicy tomato sauce).
Salsa dancers dancing salsa.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish salsa (sauce), from Latin salsus (salted), whence also the doublet sauce (via Old French).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) enPR: sälʹsə, IPA(key): /ˈsɑl.sə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑlsə

Noun[edit]

salsa (countable and uncountable, plural salsas)

  1. (countable) A spicy tomato sauce, often including onions and hot peppers.
    • 1994 July 21, Faye Fiore, “Congress relishes another franking privilege: Meat lobby puts on the dog with exclusive luncheon for lawmakers – experts on pork”, in Los Angeles Times[1]:
      Congressmen gleefully wolfed down every imaginable version of the hot dog – smoked kielbasas, jumbo grillers, Big & Juicy's, kosher dogs and spiced dogs – topped with every imaginable condiment – hot mustard, sweet mustard, jalapenos, spaghetti sauce, regular relish, corn relish, maple syrup salsa and the secret sauce of Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.). ("If I told you the recipe," an aide explained, "I'd have to shoot you.")
  2. (uncountable, music) A style of urban music originally from New York heavily influenced by Cuban dance music, jazz and rock.
  3. (countable, dance) Any of several dances performed to salsa music.

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References[edit]

  • 2001. The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: North America. Garland Publishing. Ellen Koskoff (Ed.). Pg. 336.

Verb[edit]

salsa (third-person singular simple present salsas, present participle salsaing, simple past and past participle salsaed)

  1. (intransitive) To dance the salsa.
    They salsaed late until the night.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan, from Vulgar Latin *salsa, noun use of the feminine of Latin salsus (salted), from saliō, from sal.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

salsa f (plural salses)

  1. sauce
  2. salsa (music)
  3. salsa (dance)

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English salsa. Doublet of sarsa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sal‧sa

Noun[edit]

salsa

  1. salsa; a spicy tomato sauce
  2. salsa music
  3. any of several dances performed to salsa music

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

salsa f

  1. salsa (dance)

Further reading[edit]

  • salsa in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɑl.saː/
  • Hyphenation: sal‧sa

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from English salsa, from Spanish salsa, from Latin salsus.

Noun[edit]

salsa m (plural salsa's)

  1. salsa (dance)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish salsa, from Latin salsus.

Noun[edit]

salsa m (plural salsa's)

  1. salsa (spicy tomato sauce)
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Finnish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɑlsɑ/, [ˈs̠ɑls̠ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlsɑ
  • Syllabification: sal‧sa

Noun[edit]

salsa

  1. salsa (sauce)
  2. (music) salsa
  3. (dance) salsa

Declension[edit]

Inflection of salsa (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative salsa salsat
genitive salsan salsojen
partitive salsaa salsoja
illative salsaan salsoihin
singular plural
nominative salsa salsat
accusative nom. salsa salsat
gen. salsan
genitive salsan salsojen
salsainrare
partitive salsaa salsoja
inessive salsassa salsoissa
elative salsasta salsoista
illative salsaan salsoihin
adessive salsalla salsoilla
ablative salsalta salsoilta
allative salsalle salsoille
essive salsana salsoina
translative salsaksi salsoiksi
instructive salsoin
abessive salsatta salsoitta
comitative salsoineen
Possessive forms of salsa (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person salsani salsamme
2nd person salsasi salsanne
3rd person salsansa

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

salsa f (plural salsas)

  1. salsa (dance or music)
  2. salsa (sauce)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *salsa, noun use of the feminine of Latin salsus (salted), from saliō, from sal.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsal.sa/
  • Rhymes: -alsa
  • Hyphenation: sàl‧sa

Noun[edit]

salsa f (plural salse)

  1. sauce

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: σάλτσα (sáltsa)
    • Ottoman Turkish: صالچه(salça)
  • Ottoman Turkish: صالسه(salsa)

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

salsa

  1. inflection of salsus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Adjective[edit]

salsā

  1. ablative feminine singular of salsus

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Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish salsa, from Latin salsus (salted).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

salsa f

  1. salsa (spicy tomato sauce)
  2. salsa (dance)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • salsa in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • salsa in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

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salsa

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sal‧sa

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin salsa herba (salted herb).

Noun[edit]

salsa f (plural salsas)

  1. parsley (Petroselinum crispum, a herb)
    Synonyms: perrexil, salsinha
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish salsa.

Noun[edit]

salsa f (uncountable)

  1. (music, dance genre) salsa (a music and dance genre influenced by Cuban music, jazz and rock)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from Spanish salsa.

Noun[edit]

salsa f (plural salse)

  1. salsa

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *salsa, noun use of the feminine of Latin salsus (salted), from saliō, from sal.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsalsa/, [ˈsal.sa]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

salsa f

  1. feminine singular of salso

Noun[edit]

salsa f (plural salsas)

  1. sauce, gravy (liquid condiment)
  2. salsa (spicy tomato sauce)
  3. salsa (style of music)
  4. salsa (dance performed to salsa music)

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