scolta

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See also: scoltà and scoltâ

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

scolta

  1. plural of scoil

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈskol.ta/, [ˈs̪kol̪t̪ä]
  • Stress: scólta
  • Hyphenation: scol‧ta

Etymology 1[edit]

From archaic scolca, with influence from ascoltare (to listen).

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Noun[edit]

scolta f (plural scolte)

  1. guard, sentry
    Synonyms: guardia, sentinella
  2. guard (squad)
    • 1516, Ludovico Ariosto, Orlando furioso [Raging Roland]‎[1] (in Italian), Venice: Printed by Gabriel Giolito, published 1551, Canto XXXI, page 145:
      Trouò dormir l'aſcolta d'Agramante, ¶ Tutta l'ucciſe, e non ne fe un prigione
      He found Agramant's guard asleep, and killed them all, not making any prisoner
    • 1822, Alessandro Manzoni, “La Risurrezione [The Resurrection]”, in Inni sacri [Sacred Hymns]‎[2] (in Italian), collected in Opere varie, Fratelli Rechiedei, published 1881, page 673:
      E la scolta insultatrice ¶ Di spavento tramortì
      And the insulting guard was stunned by fear

Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.

Participle[edit]

scolta f sg

  1. feminine singular of scolto

Adjective[edit]

scolta f, sg

  1. Feminine singular of adjective scolto.

Venetian[edit]

Verb[edit]

scolta

  1. inflection of scoltar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. third-person plural present indicative
    3. first-person singular present subjunctive
    4. third-person singular present subjunctive
    5. third-person plural present subjunctive
    6. second-person singular imperative
    7. third-person singular imperative
    8. third-person plural imperative