usa

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See also: Usa, USA, 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. (cardinal) 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
 <  0 1 2  > 
    Cardinal : usa
    Ordinal : una
    Adverbial : makausa
    Distributive : usa-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.

Pronunciation 1.1[edit]

  • IPA(key): /us̪a/
  • Hyphenation: usa (Hyphenation is the same with other pronunciations below)

Numeral[edit]

usa

  1. (cardinal) 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).

Pronunciation 1.2[edit]

Verb[edit]

usa

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈus̪aʔ/ (Same pronunciation to Etymology 3)

Adverb[edit]

usa

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

Etymology 3[edit]

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Compare Tagalog usa

Noun[edit]

usa

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

Chamorro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *əsa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əsa, from Proto-Austronesian *əsa.

Numeral[edit]

usa

  1. (cardinal) one

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

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]

EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.

Compare Cebuano usa, Dupaningan Agta ogsa.

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. (cardinal) one