usa

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

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]

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]

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]

Verb[edit]

usa

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

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]

Participle[edit]

ūsa

  1. nominative feminine singular of ūsus
  2. nominative neuter plural of ūsus
  3. accusative neuter plural of ūsus
  4. vocative feminine singular of ūsus
  5. nominative neuter plural of ūsus

Participle[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, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of usar
  2. Second-person singular (tu) 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]

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