santa

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See also: Santa and sánta

Afar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

santá f

  1. bag, sack

References[edit]

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

santa f (plural santes)

  1. saint (woman proclaimed as saint)

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

santa

  1. feminine singular of sant

Noun[edit]

santa f (plural santes)

  1. female equivalent of sant

Finnish[edit]

(index sa)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Swedish sand.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɑntɑ/, [ˈs̠ɑn̪t̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑntɑ
  • Syllabification: san‧ta

Noun[edit]

santa

  1. sand (usually meaning slightly wet sand)
    Synonym: hiekka

Declension[edit]

Inflection of santa (Kotus type 9/kala, nt-nn gradation)
nominative santa sannat
genitive sannan santojen
partitive santaa santoja
illative santaan santoihin
singular plural
nominative santa sannat
accusative nom. santa sannat
gen. sannan
genitive sannan santojen
santainrare
partitive santaa santoja
inessive sannassa sannoissa
elative sannasta sannoista
illative santaan santoihin
adessive sannalla sannoilla
ablative sannalta sannoilta
allative sannalle sannoille
essive santana santoina
translative sannaksi sannoiksi
instructive sannoin
abessive sannatta sannoitta
comitative santoineen
Possessive forms of santa (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person santani santamme
2nd person santasi santanne
3rd person santansa

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Galician[edit]

Adjective[edit]

santa

  1. feminine singular of santo

Noun[edit]

santa f (plural santas)

  1. female equivalent of santo

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Esperanto sanktaEnglish saintFrench saintGerman SanktItalian santoSpanish santo..

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

santa

  1. holy

Derived terms[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese santa (female saint), from Old Portuguese santa, from Latin sānctus, perfect passive participle of sanciō (consecrate, appoint as sacred), from Proto-Indo-European *sān- (healthy, happy).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsan.ta]
  • Hyphenation: san‧ta

Noun[edit]

santa (plural, first-person possessive santaku, second-person possessive santamu, third-person possessive santanya)

  1. saint (female)

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

santa

  1. feminine singular of santo (holy)

Noun[edit]

santa f (plural sante)

  1. saint
  2. (before a name of a saint or in place names, as Santa ) Saint

Anagrams[edit]


Ladin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

santa

  1. feminine singular of sant

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

santa

  1. present active participle of atthi (to be)
    • c. 500 AD, Kaccāyana, Pālivyākaraṇaṃ [Pali Grammar]‎[2] (in Pali), page 6; republished as Satish Chandra Acharyya Vidyabhusana, editor, Kaccayana's Pali Grammar (edited in Devanagari character and translated into English), Calcutta, Bengal: Mahabodhi Society, 1901:
      या च पन सक्कतगन्थेसु समञ्ञा घोसाति वाघोसाति वा ता पयोगे सति एत्थापि पयुज्जते
      Yā ca pana sakkataganthesu samaññā ghosāti vāghosāti vā tā payoge sati etthāpi payujjate.
      And moreover that designation either 'voiced' or 'unvoiced' which is in Sanskrit texts is applied even here when there is occasion.
  2. true
  3. good

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

In the locative absolute, the locative singular form is sati irrespective of gender.

References[edit]

Childers, Robert Caesar, Dictionary of the Päli Language, London: Trübner & Company, 1875.


Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

santa

  1. feminine singular of santo

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

sȃnta f (Cyrillic spelling са̑нта)

  1. iceberg

Sicilian[edit]

Noun[edit]

santa f (plural santi)

  1. female equivalent of santu

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish sancta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsanta/, [ˈsãn̪.t̪a]

Adjective[edit]

santa

  1. feminine singular of santo

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

santa f (plural santas)

  1. female equivalent of santo

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese santa or less probably Spanish santa.

Adjective[edit]

santa

  1. holy

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

santa

  1. saint