sella

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See also: Sella and sellá

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

sella

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

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin sella.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sella f (plural selles)

  1. saddle

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sella

  1. third-person singular past historic of seller

Galician[edit]

Sella

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician-Portuguese, from Vulgar Latin *sicla, syncopated from Latin situla (bucket), perhaps locally influenced by sedilia. Cognate with Portuguese selha and, more distantly, French seau.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sella f (plural sellas)

  1. wooden conical vessel, reinforced with hoops, used for keeping or transporting fresh water

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin sella, from Proto-Italic *sedlā, from Proto-Indo-European *sed-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sella f (plural selle)

  1. saddle (horse, bicycle, motorcycle saddle)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

sella

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

Further reading[edit]

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

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *sedlā, from Proto-Indo-European *sed-, whence sedeō (I sit). The same formation as Proto-Germanic *sadulaz, Proto-Slavic *sedъlo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sella f (genitive sellae); first declension

  1. seat, chair (one that is moveable unlike a sedīle)
    Synonyms: sedes, solium
  2. sedan chair
  3. (Late Latin) saddle
  4. stool

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sella sellae
Genitive sellae sellārum
Dative sellae sellīs
Accusative sellam sellās
Ablative sellā sellīs
Vocative sella sellae

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References[edit]

  • sella”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sella”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sella in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • sella in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • sella”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sella”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Maltese[edit]

Root
s-l-j
2 terms

Etymology[edit]

From Arabicصَلَّى(ṣallā, to pray”, also “to pray for somebody, to bless). Regarding the e-vocalism and the verbal noun tislija there may have been a merger with Arabic ⁧سَلَّى(sallā, to amuse, entertain, comfort). See the doublet salla for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sella (imperfect jselli, verbal noun tislija)

  1. (intransitive, + għal) to greet
    Synonym: sellem

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of sella
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
perfect m sellejt sellejt sella sellejna sellejtu sellew
f selliet
imperfect m nselli sselli jselli nsellu ssellu jsellu
f sselli
imperative selli sellu

Old English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sēlla

  1. comparative degree of gōd

Declension[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

sella

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