seta

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See also: séta, sēta, sētā, setä, and seta'

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin seta, from saeta.

Noun[edit]

seta (plural setas or setae or setæ)

  1. A bristle or hair
  2. (botany) The stalk of a moss sporangium, or occasionally in a liverwort.
    • 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page 6
      The latter has the sporophyte seta 4 cells in diam. and has thecal Lejeunea-type androecial branches []

Translations[edit]

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Anagrams[edit]


Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

seta f (plural setes)

  1. mushroom

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse setja, from Proto-Germanic *satjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *sodéyeti. Causative of *sitjaną.

Verb[edit]

seta (third person singular past indicative setti, third person plural past indicative sett, supine sett)

  1. to set, to put

Conjugation[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin saeta.

Noun[edit]

seta f (plural setæ)

  1. seta

Further reading[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

13th century. From Old Portuguese saeta, from Latin sagitta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

seta f (plural setas)

  1. arrow
    Synonyms: frecha
    • 1458, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. Vigo: Galaxia, page 337:
      que seyron do dito castello os ditos tres omens e aderençaran a él por lo matar, dentro na dita vyña, e hun deles le puxara hua seta por lo matar, e quando vyra a balesta armada, que fogira por la vyña e foron pus él por llo matar, et de feyto o mataran con a dita seeta, senón Deus que o quyso gardar, e como le remesaran a dita seta, que le remesaran hua pedra e que le deran con ela ena caueça
      that the aforementioned three men left the castle and came towards him for killing him, in that vineyard, and one of them took an arrow, and when he saw the crossbow armed he ran way, but they came after him for killing him, and actually they would have killed him with that arrow if not because God wanted to protect him, and as they threw that arrow, they also threw a stone which hit him in the head

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • seeta” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • seeta” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • seta” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • seta” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>



Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin seta, from saeta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈseː.t̪a], /ˈse.ta/
  • Hyphenation: sé‧ta

Noun[edit]

seta f (plural sete)

  1. silk

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sēta f (genitive sētae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of saeta ("bristle").

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sēta sētae
genitive sētae sētārum
dative sētae sētīs
accusative sētam sētās
ablative sētā sētīs
vocative sēta sētae

References[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

seta n

  1. definite plural of sete

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

seta n

  1. definite plural of sete

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

seta f

  1. Augmentative of setka

Usage notes[edit]

Typically refers to a 100 ml bottle or shot of vodka.

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

seta

  1. genitive singular of set

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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setas

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese saeta, from Latin sagitta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

seta f (plural setas)

  1. arrow.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sěta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sêta/
  • Hyphenation: se‧ta

Noun[edit]

sȅta f (Cyrillic spelling се̏та)

  1. sorrow, melancholy

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈseta/
  • Homophone: zeta (non-Castilian dialects)

Noun[edit]

seta f (plural setas)

  1. mushroom (especially edible)

Synonyms[edit]