sitta

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Afar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Northern Afar) IPA(key): /ˈsitːʌ/
  • (Southern Afar) IPA(key): /ˈʃitːʌ/
  • Hyphenation: sit‧ta

Pronoun[edit]

sítta

  1. Alternative form of ítta

References[edit]

  • Enid M. Parker (2006) English-Afar dictionary, Dunwoody Press, →ISBN, page vi

Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

sitta

  1. partitive/illative singular of sitt

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *sitta, from Proto-Uralic *sitta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsitːɑ/, [ˈs̠it̪ːɑ]
  • Rhymes: -itːɑ
  • Syllabification(key): sit‧ta

Noun[edit]

sitta

  1. (rare, dialectal, colloquial) shit

Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French asseoir (to sit).

Verb[edit]

sitta

  1. (Saint-Domingue) to sit

Descendants[edit]

  • Haitian Creole: chita

References[edit]

  • S.J Ducoeurjoly, Manuel des habitans de Saint-Domingue, contenant un précis de l'histoire de cette île

Maltese[edit]

Maltese numbers (edit)
60
 ←  5 6 7  → 
    Cardinal: sitta
    Ordinal: sitt
    Adverbial: sitt darbiet

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سِتَّة(sitta).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

sitta m or f

  1. six (absolute form)
    Coordinate term: (attributive form) sitt

Usage notes[edit]

  • The absolute form is used without a following noun, that is pronominally and in counting.

Coordinate terms[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

sitta (present tense sit, past tense sat, past participle sete, passive infinitive sittast, present participle sittande, imperative sitt)

  1. Alternative form of sitja

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish sitia, from Old Norse sitja, from Proto-Germanic *sitjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *sed-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /²sɪta/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -²ɪta

Verb[edit]

sitta (present sitter, preterite satt, supine suttit, imperative sitt)

  1. to sit (be in a position with the upper body upright and the legs resting)
    Hon bör sitta i båten.
    She should be sitting in the boat.
  2. (politics) to sit (be a member of a committee or a deliberative body)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The class 3 conjugation was formed by analogy with verbs like finna or dricka, replacing the earlier inherited class 5 conjugation, which mostly disappeared in the latter half of the 18th century.

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Elof Hellquist ((Can we date this quote?)) “sitta”, in Svensk etymologisk ordbok[1], page 718

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