salsa

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English[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

salsa ‎(countable and uncountable, plural salsas)

  1. (countable) A spicy tomato sauce, often including onions and hot peppers.
  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.

References[edit]

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

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (intransitive) To dance the salsa.

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(index sa)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: 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 salsalleˣ salsoilleˣ
essive salsana salsoina
translative salsaksi salsoiksi
instructive salsoin
abessive salsatta salsoitta
comitative salsoineen

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin salsa, noun use of the feminine of Latin salsus ‘salted’, past participle of sallere ‎(to salt), from sal.

Noun[edit]

salsa f ‎(plural salse)

  1. sauce

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

salsa

  1. nominative feminine singular of salsus
  2. nominative neuter plural of salsus
  3. accusative neuter plural of salsus
  4. vocative feminine singular of salsus
  5. vocative neuter plural of salsus

salsā

  1. ablative feminine singular of salsus

Portuguese[edit]

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salsa

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin salsa ‎(salted) herba ‎(herb).

Noun[edit]

salsa f (plural salsas)

  1. parsley (herb)
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Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Spanish salsa.

Noun[edit]

salsa f (uncountable)

  1. (music) salsa

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin salsa, noun use of the feminine of Latin salsus ‘salted’, past participle of sallere ‎(to salt), from sal.

Noun[edit]

salsa f ‎(plural salsas)

  1. sauce
  2. salsa (type of sauce flavored with chili and tomatoes that is popular in Latin America)
  3. salsa (a type of music)
  4. salsa (a type of dance)