samba

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Brazilian Portuguese samba, from a Bantu language. Doublet of semba.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

samba (countable and uncountable, plural sambas)

  1. A Brazilian ballroom dance or dance style.
  2. A Brazilian musical genre, to which the aforementioned dance is danced, which has its roots in West Africa via the slave trade.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

samba (third-person singular simple present sambas, present participle sambaing, simple past and past participle sambaed)

  1. To dance the samba.

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Aklanon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Malay sembah and Tagalog simba.

Verb[edit]

samba

  1. to worship

Bikol Central[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /samˈba/, [samˈba]
  • Hyphenation: sam‧ba

Noun[edit]

sambá (Basahan spelling ᜐᜋ᜔ᜊ)

  1. worship

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese samba.

Noun[edit]

samba f

  1. samba (dance)

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading[edit]

  • samba in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • samba in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

samba

  1. genitive singular of sammas

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese samba.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɑmbɑ/, [ˈs̠ɑ̝mbɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmbɑ
  • Syllabification(key): sam‧ba

Noun[edit]

samba

  1. samba

Declension[edit]

Inflection of samba (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative samba sambat
genitive samban sambojen
partitive sambaa samboja
illative sambaan samboihin
singular plural
nominative samba sambat
accusative nom. samba sambat
gen. samban
genitive samban sambojen
sambainrare
partitive sambaa samboja
inessive sambassa samboissa
elative sambasta samboista
illative sambaan samboihin
adessive samballa samboilla
ablative sambalta samboilta
allative samballe samboille
essive sambana samboina
translative sambaksi samboiksi
abessive sambatta samboitta
instructive samboin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of samba (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative sambani sambani
accusative nom. sambani sambani
gen. sambani
genitive sambani sambojeni
sambainirare
partitive sambaani sambojani
inessive sambassani samboissani
elative sambastani samboistani
illative sambaani samboihini
adessive samballani samboillani
ablative sambaltani samboiltani
allative samballeni samboilleni
essive sambanani samboinani
translative sambakseni samboikseni
abessive sambattani samboittani
instructive
comitative samboineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative sambasi sambasi
accusative nom. sambasi sambasi
gen. sambasi
genitive sambasi sambojesi
sambaisirare
partitive sambaasi sambojasi
inessive sambassasi samboissasi
elative sambastasi samboistasi
illative sambaasi samboihisi
adessive samballasi samboillasi
ablative sambaltasi samboiltasi
allative samballesi samboillesi
essive sambanasi samboinasi
translative sambaksesi samboiksesi
abessive sambattasi samboittasi
instructive
comitative samboinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative sambamme sambamme
accusative nom. sambamme sambamme
gen. sambamme
genitive sambamme sambojemme
sambaimmerare
partitive sambaamme sambojamme
inessive sambassamme samboissamme
elative sambastamme samboistamme
illative sambaamme samboihimme
adessive samballamme samboillamme
ablative sambaltamme samboiltamme
allative samballemme samboillemme
essive sambanamme samboinamme
translative sambaksemme samboiksemme
abessive sambattamme samboittamme
instructive
comitative samboinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative sambanne sambanne
accusative nom. sambanne sambanne
gen. sambanne
genitive sambanne sambojenne
sambainnerare
partitive sambaanne sambojanne
inessive sambassanne samboissanne
elative sambastanne samboistanne
illative sambaanne samboihinne
adessive samballanne samboillanne
ablative sambaltanne samboiltanne
allative samballenne samboillenne
essive sambananne samboinanne
translative sambaksenne samboiksenne
abessive sambattanne samboittanne
instructive
comitative samboinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative sambansa sambansa
accusative nom. sambansa sambansa
gen. sambansa
genitive sambansa sambojensa
sambainsarare
partitive sambaansa sambojaan
sambojansa
inessive sambassaan
sambassansa
samboissaan
samboissansa
elative sambastaan
sambastansa
samboistaan
samboistansa
illative sambaansa samboihinsa
adessive samballaan
samballansa
samboillaan
samboillansa
ablative sambaltaan
sambaltansa
samboiltaan
samboiltansa
allative samballeen
samballensa
samboilleen
samboillensa
essive sambanaan
sambanansa
samboinaan
samboinansa
translative sambakseen
sambaksensa
samboikseen
samboiksensa
abessive sambattaan
sambattansa
samboittaan
samboittansa
instructive
comitative samboineen
samboinensa

Derived terms[edit]

compounds

Further reading[edit]

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese samba.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

samba m (plural sambas)

  1. samba (dance)

Further reading[edit]

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese samba.

Noun[edit]

samba m or f (plural sambas)

  1. samba

Further reading[edit]

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese samba.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsam.ba/
  • Rhymes: -amba
  • Hyphenation: sàm‧ba

Noun[edit]

samba f (plural sambe)

  1. samba (dance)

Further reading[edit]

  • samba in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Italiot Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek *σάμβατον (*sámbaton), from Ancient Greek σάββατον (sábbaton), borrowed from Aramaic שַׁבְּתָא. Cognates include Greek Σάββατο (Sávvato).

Noun[edit]

samba n

  1. Saturday

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese samba.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

samba f

  1. samba

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably of Bantu origin, possibly Kongo semba (belly-bump), name of a dance. More at Samba.

Noun[edit]

samba m (plural sambas)

  1. samba (Brazilian genre of music and dance)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

samba

  1. inflection of sambar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

References[edit]

South Slavey[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sà.ᵐbà(ʔ)]
  • Hyphenation: sam‧ba

Noun[edit]

samba (stem -samba-)

  1. trout

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • Keren Rice (1989) A Grammar of Slave, Berlin, West Germany: Mouton de Gruyter, →ISBN, page 64

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese samba.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsamba/ [ˈsãm.ba]
  • Rhymes: -amba
  • Syllabification: sam‧ba

Noun[edit]

samba f (plural sambas)

  1. samba

Further reading[edit]

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese samba.

Noun[edit]

samba c

  1. samba

Declension[edit]

Declension of samba 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative samba samban sambor samborna
Genitive sambas sambans sambors sambornas

References[edit]

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Malay sembah, possibly from Javanese ꦱꦼꦩ꧀ꦧꦃ (sembah),[1] from Old Javanese sĕmbah, possibly from Old Khmer saṃbaḥ ~ sambaḥ; whence Khmer សំពះ (sɑmpĕəh). Doublet of simba.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sam‧ba
  • IPA(key): /samˈba/, [sɐmˈba]

Noun[edit]

sambá (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜋ᜔ᜊ)

  1. worship; adoration
    Synonym: pagsamba
  2. spiritual belief
    Synonyms: sampalataya, pananampalataya, pagsasampalataya
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English samba, from Brazilian Portuguese samba, from a Bantu language.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sam‧ba
  • IPA(key): /ˈsamba/, [ˈsam.bɐ]

Noun[edit]

samba (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜋ᜔ᜊ)

  1. samba (music and dance)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blust, R., Trussel, S. (2010–) Austronesian Comparative Dictionary, web edition[1]

Further reading[edit]

  • samba”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French samba or from Brazilian Portuguese samba.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsam.ba/
  • Hyphenation: sam‧ba

Noun[edit]

samba (definite accusative sambayı, plural sambalar)

  1. samba

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