usa

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See also: Usa, USA, U.S.A., U. S. A., ușă, ūsa, and ūsā

Aklanon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *uRsa, compare Malay rusa.

Noun[edit]

usa

  1. deer

Asi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine [Term?], from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *isa, *əsa, from Proto-Austronesian *isa, *əsa, *asa.

Numeral[edit]

usá

  1. one

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

usa

  1. third-person singular present indicative of usar
  2. second-person singular imperative of usar

Bikol Central[edit]

Noun[edit]

usá

  1. deer

Brooke's Point Palawano[edit]

Noun[edit]

usa

  1. deer

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

usa

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of usar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of usar

Cebuano[edit]

Cebuano cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : usa
    Ordinal : una
    Adverbial : makausa
    Distributive : usa-usa

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /us̪a/
  • Hyphenation: usa

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Philippine [Term?], from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *isa, *əsa, from Proto-Austronesian *isa, *əsa, *asa. Cognates with Tagalog isa, Hiligaynon isa, Aklanon isaea, Ilocano maysa. Related to Indonesian esa, Malay esa, Hawaiian kahi, Maori tahi, Jarai sa, Samoan tasi, Tongan taha.

Numeral[edit]

usa

  1. one; 1
    Synonym: uno
Usage notes[edit]
  • Like any other numerals, it is often used with the linker "ka" to quantify an object/object that it modifies.
    Usa ka lalakiOne man
    Usa ka babayeOne woman
  • The word buok (piece; whole) is sometimes used after ka.
    Usa ka buok lalakiOne man
    Usa ka buok babayeOne woman

Pronoun[edit]

usa

  1. one unnamed person or thing.
  2. any person (people in general).
  3. the other one (of several).
    1. (used with a time expression: e.g. day) the other time that passed (e.g., the other day).

Verb[edit]

usa

  1. to unite; to group things together into one.

Etymology 2[edit]

Adverb[edit]

usa

  1. before; before doing, do beforehand
  2. momentarily; for now, for the time being

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Compare Tagalog usa.

Noun[edit]

usa

  1. a deer; ruminants of the family "Cervidae"
    Synonym: binaw

Chamorro[edit]

Chamorro cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : usa

Etymology[edit]

From Pre-Chamorro *əsa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əsa, from Proto-Austronesian *əsa.

Numeral[edit]

usa

  1. (Old Chamorro) one (in general)

Chayuco Mixtec[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mixtec *uxe.

Numeral[edit]

usa

  1. seven

References[edit]

  • Pensinger, Brenda J. (1974) Diccionario mixteco-español, español-mixteco (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 18)‎[1] (in Spanish), México, D.F.: El Instituto Lingüístico de Verano en coordinación con la Secretaría de Educación Pública a través de la Dirección General de Educación Extraescolar en el Medio Indígena, page 149

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /y.za/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

usa

  1. third-person singular past historic of user

Anagrams[edit]


Hiligaynon[edit]

Noun[edit]

usa

  1. deer

Interlingua[edit]

Verb[edit]

usa

  1. present of usar
  2. imperative of usar

Irish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

usa

  1. Alternative form of fusa

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
usa n-usa husa not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

usa

  1. feminine singular of uso

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

usa

  1. inflection of usare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative
Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

usa

  1. Rōmaji transcription of うさ

Kagayanen[edit]

Noun[edit]

usa

  1. deer

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle 1[edit]

ūsa

  1. nominative/vocative feminine singular of ūsus
  2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural of ūsus

Participle 2[edit]

ūsā

  1. ablative feminine singular of ūsus

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *unseraz.

Determiner[edit]

ūsa (invariable)

  1. our (plural) (genitive form of wi)

Declension[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

usa

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of usar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of usar

Quechua[edit]

Noun[edit]

usa

  1. louse

Declension[edit]


Rotuman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *qusan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *quzan, from Proto-Austronesian *quzaN.

Noun[edit]

usa

  1. rain

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

usa

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of usar, use!.
    Usa la fuerza, Luke!(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of usar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of usar.

Tagakaulu Kalagan[edit]

Noun[edit]

usa

  1. wild pig

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine [Term?], from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian [Term?] Compare Cebuano usa, Ilocano ugsa, Dupaningan Agta ogsa, Indonesian rusa.

Noun[edit]

usá

  1. deer

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

usa

  1. accusative singular of us

Waray-Waray[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine [Term?], from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *isa, *əsa, from Proto-Austronesian *isa, *əsa, *asa.

Numeral[edit]

usá

  1. one