silta

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See also: siltä and siltā

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *cilta, borrowed from Baltic (compare Lithuanian tiltas).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsiltɑ/, [ˈs̠ilt̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -iltɑ
  • Syllabification: sil‧ta

Noun[edit]

silta

  1. bridge (construction or natural feature that spans a divide)
  2. (gymnastics, dance) bridge, backbend
  3. (wrestling) bridge
  4. (telecommunications) bridge (system which connects two or more local area networks)
  5. bridge (in eyeglasses or spectacles, the connecting part between the two lenses)
  6. (chemistry) bridge
  7. (music) bridge (section of music, usually one between a stanza and a chorus/refrain)
  8. (nautical) Synonym of komentosilta (bridge)
  9. (dentistry) Synonym of hammassilta (bridge)
  10. (dialectal, Eastern Finnish) floor
    Synonym: lattia

Declension[edit]

Inflection of silta (Kotus type 9*I/kala, lt-ll gradation)
nominative silta sillat
genitive sillan siltojen
partitive siltaa siltoja
illative siltaan siltoihin
singular plural
nominative silta sillat
accusative nom. silta sillat
gen. sillan
genitive sillan siltojen
siltainrare
partitive siltaa siltoja
inessive sillassa silloissa
elative sillasta silloista
illative siltaan siltoihin
adessive sillalla silloilla
ablative sillalta silloilta
allative sillalle silloille
essive siltana siltoina
translative sillaksi silloiksi
instructive silloin
abessive sillatta silloitta
comitative siltoineen
Possessive forms of silta (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person siltani siltamme
2nd person siltasi siltanne
3rd person siltansa

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Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *cilta, from an earlier *tilta, from a Baltic language. Cognates include Finnish silta and Estonian sild.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

silta (genitive sillan, partitive siltaa)

  1. bridge (construction or natural feature that spans a divide)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of silta
singular plural
nominative silta sillat
genitive sillan siltoin
partitive siltaa siltoja
illative siltaa siltoihe
inessive sillaaz silloiz
elative sillast silloist
allative sillalle silloille
adessive sillaal silloil
ablative sillalt silloilt
translative sillaks silloiks
essive siltaan siltoin

References[edit]

  • Vitalij Chernyavskij (2005) Ižoran keel (Ittseopastaja)[1]

Latvian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

silta

  1. genitive singular masculine form of silts
  2. nominative singular feminine form of silts

Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish sylt.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

silta

  1. jam (food)

Inflection[edit]

Even a-stem, lt-ltt gradation
Nominative silta
Genitive siltta
Singular Plural
Nominative silta silttat
Accusative siltta silttaid
Genitive siltta silttaid
Illative siltii silttaide
Locative silttas silttain
Comitative silttain silttaiguin
Essive siltan
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person siltan siltame siltamet
2nd person siltat siltade siltadet
3rd person siltas siltaska siltaset

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[2], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Votic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *cilta.

Noun[edit]

silta (genitive silla, partitive siltaa)

  1. bridge (construction or natural feature that spans a divide)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of silta
singular plural
nominative silta sillad
genitive silla siltoje
partitive siltaa siltoit
illative siltaa siltoisõ
inessive sillaz silloiz
elative sillass silloiss
allative sillalõ silloilõ
adessive sillall silloil
ablative sillalt silloilt
translative sillassi silloissi
essive siltana siltoina