teta

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *teta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɛta]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

teta f

  1. aunt
    Coordinate terms: strýc, synovec, neteř

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • teta in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • teta in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • teta in Internetová jazyková příručka

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician-Portuguese teta (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from a West Germanic *titta (English tit, Dutch tiet, German Zitze) or either an expressive formation identical to it.

Compare Portuguese teta, Spanish teta, French tette.[1] Cf. also Late Latin titta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

teta f (plural tetas)

  1. a mammary gland, teat
    Synonyms: chucha, mama, teto
  2. (chiefly in the plural) tit, a woman's breast
    Synonyms: peito, seo
    • 1300, R. Martínez López, editor, General Estoria. Versión gallega del siglo XIV., page 218:
      Quem creyria que Abraã averia fillo emçima de sua velleçe, de sua moller Sarra, et ella sééndo outrosi vella queo criaria aas suas tetas?
      Who would have think that Abraham would have a son in spite of his age and that of his wife Sarah, and that she being also old would feed her son with her tits?

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • teta” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • teta” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • teta” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • teta” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • teta” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Joan Coromines; José A. Pascual (1983–1991), “teta”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛ.ta/
  • Rhymes: -ɛta
  • Hyphenation: tè‧ta

Noun[edit]

teta m or f (invariable)

  1. Greek letter theta, θ

Anagrams[edit]

Kikuyu[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

teta (infinitive gũteta)

  1. to grumble[1]

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Armstrong, Lilias E. (1940). The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu, p. 363. Rep. 1967. (Also in 2018 by Routledge).

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English theta, from Ancient Greek θῆτα (thêta).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

teta (Jawi spellingتيتا⁩, plural teta-teta, informal 1st possessive tetaku, 2nd possessive tetamu, 3rd possessive tetanya)

  1. theta; the θ (th) character.
    Huruf teta
    The theta character

Further reading[edit]

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek θῆτα (thêta, theta).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: te‧ta

Noun[edit]

teta m (plural tetas)

  1. theta (name of the Greek letter Θ θ)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Galician-Portuguese teta, possibly from Frankish *titta, from Proto-Germanic *titt- (teat; nipple; breast), from Proto-Indo-European *tata- (father; parent; nipple), or less likely Ancient Greek τίτθη (títthē). Alternatively, an expressive formation.

Compare Spanish teta, French tette, Late Latin titta, Italian tetta.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: te‧ta

Noun[edit]

teta f (plural tetas)

  1. (vulgar when referring to a human’s) tit; teat (projection of mammary gland)
    Synonyms: mama, peito, seio, teto, tetina, úbere
Derived terms[edit]

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Greek θήτα (thíta).

Noun[edit]

teta m (uncountable)

  1. theta

Declension[edit]

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *teta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /têta/
  • Hyphenation: te‧ta

Noun[edit]

tȅta f (Cyrillic spelling те̏та)

  1. (hypocoristic) aunt by blood; the sister of one’s parent
    Synonym: tȅtka

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • teta” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *teta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

teta f (genitive singular tety, nominative plural tety, genitive plural tiet, declension pattern of žena)

  1. aunt (a parent's sister)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • teta”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *teta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

téta f

  1. aunt (a parent’s sister or sister-in-law)

Inflection[edit]

The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. têta
gen. sing. tête
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
têta têti tête
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
tête têt têt
dative
(dajȃlnik)
têti têtama têtam
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
têto têti tête
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
têti têtah têtah
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
têto têtama têtami

Further reading[edit]

  • teta”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran
  • teta”, in Termania, Amebis
  • See also the general references

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French tete (nipple), perhaps an expressive formation or from Frankish *titta, from Proto-Germanic *titt- (teat; nipple; breast), from Proto-Indo-European *tata- (father; parent; nipple).

Compare Ancient Greek τίτθη (títthē), Portuguese teta, French tette, Late Latin titta, Italian tetta, etc. Similar words are found in many European languages, and there may not be a deeper connection between them.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈteta/ [ˈt̪e.t̪a]
  • Rhymes: -eta
  • Syllabification: te‧ta

Noun[edit]

teta f (plural tetas)

  1. boob (colloquial), tit (slightly vulgar), breast
    Synonyms: busto, chichi, lola, mama, pecho, seno
  2. nipple
    Synonym: pezón

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

-teta (infinitive kuteta)

  1. to oppose, contradict

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of -teta
Positive present -nateta
Subjunctive -tete
Negative -teti
Imperative singular teta
Infinitives
Positive kuteta
Negative kutoteta
Imperatives
Singular teta
Plural teteni
Tensed forms
Habitual huteta
Positive past positive subject concord + -liteta
Negative past negative subject concord + -kuteta
Positive present (positive subject concord + -nateta)
Singular Plural
1st person ninateta/nateta tunateta
2nd person unateta mnateta
3rd person m-wa(I/II) anateta wanateta
other classes positive subject concord + -nateta
Negative present (negative subject concord + -teti)
Singular Plural
1st person siteti hatuteti
2nd person huteti hamteti
3rd person m-wa(I/II) hateti hawateti
other classes negative subject concord + -teti
Positive future positive subject concord + -tateta
Negative future negative subject concord + -tateta
Positive subjunctive (positive subject concord + -tete)
Singular Plural
1st person nitete tutete
2nd person utete mtete
3rd person m-wa(I/II) atete watete
other classes positive subject concord + -tete
Negative subjunctive positive subject concord + -sitete
Positive present conditional positive subject concord + -ngeteta
Negative present conditional positive subject concord + -singeteta
Positive past conditional positive subject concord + -ngaliteta
Negative past conditional positive subject concord + -singaliteta
Gnomic (positive subject concord + -ateta)
Singular Plural
1st person nateta twateta
2nd person wateta mwateta
3rd person m-wa(I/II) ateta wateta
m-mi(III/IV) wateta yateta
ji-ma(V/VI) lateta yateta
ki-vi(VII/VIII) chateta vyateta
n(IX/X) yateta zateta
u(XI) wateta see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) kwateta
pa(XVI) pateta
mu(XVIII) mwateta
Perfect positive subject concord + -meteta
"Already" positive subject concord + -meshateta
"Not yet" negative subject concord + -jateta
"If/When" positive subject concord + -kiteta
"If not" positive subject concord + -sipoteta
Consecutive kateta / positive subject concord + -kateta
Consecutive subjunctive positive subject concord + -katete
Object concord (indicative positive)
Singular Plural
1st person -niteta -tuteta
2nd person -kuteta -wateta/-kuteteni/-wateteni
3rd person m-wa(I/II) -mteta -wateta
m-mi(III/IV) -uteta -iteta
ji-ma(V/VI) -liteta -yateta
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -kiteta -viteta
n(IX/X) -iteta -ziteta
u(XI) -uteta see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -kuteta
pa(XVI) -pateta
mu(XVIII) -muteta
Reflexive -jiteta
Relative forms
General positive (positive subject concord + (object concord) + -teta- + relative marker)
Singular Plural
m-wa(I/II) -tetaye -tetao
m-mi(III/IV) -tetao -tetayo
ji-ma(V/VI) -tetalo -tetayo
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -tetacho -tetavyo
n(IX/X) -tetayo -tetazo
u(XI) -tetao see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -tetako
pa(XVI) -tetapo
mu(XVIII) -tetamo
Other forms (subject concord + tense marker + relative marker + (object concord) + -teta)
Singular Plural
m-wa(I/II) -yeteta -oteta
m-mi(III/IV) -oteta -yoteta
ji-ma(V/VI) -loteta -yoteta
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -choteta -vyoteta
n(IX/X) -yoteta -zoteta
u(XI) -oteta see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -koteta
pa(XVI) -poteta
mu(XVIII) -moteta
Some forms not commonly seen in modern Standard Swahili are absent from the table. See Appendix:Swahili verbs for more information.

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin titta, titia; compare Italian tetta.

Noun[edit]

teta f (plural tete)

  1. breast, tit

Veps[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *teetädäk.

Verb[edit]

teta

  1. to know (to have knowledge of a piece of information)
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of teta (inflection type 9/kogota)
1st infinitive teta
present indic. tedab
past indic. tezi
present
indicative
past
indicative
imperative
1st singular tedan tezin
2nd singular tedad tezid teda
3rd singular tedab tezi tekaha
1st plural tedam tezim tekam
2nd plural tedat tezit tekat
3rd plural tetas
tedaba
teziba tekaha
sing. conneg.1 teda tedand teda
plur. conneg. tekoi tenugoi tekoi
present
conditional
past
conditional
potential
1st singular tedaižin tenuižin tedanen
2nd singular tedaižid tenuižid tedaned
3rd singular tedaiži tenuiži tedaneb
1st plural tedaižim tenuižim tedanem
2nd plural tedaižit tenuižit tedanet
3rd plural tedaižiba tenuižiba tedaneba
connegative tedaiži tenuiži tedane
non-finite forms
1st infinitive teta
2nd infinitive 3rd infinitive
inessive tetes inessive tedamas
instructive teten illative tedamaha
participles elative tedamaspäi
present active tedai adessive tedamal
past active tenu abessive tedamat
past passive tetud
1 In imperative: used only in the second-person singular. The plural form is used with other persons.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

teta

  1. abessive singular of te

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “знать”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika