valta

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Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

valta

  1. inflection of valtar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *valta, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *waldą (might, power, authority) (compare Swedish våld, German Gewalt, Dutch geweld). Attested in the first New Testament in Finnish, Se Wsi Testamenti (1548) as walda.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑltɑ/, [ˈʋɑlt̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑltɑ
  • Syllabification: val‧ta

Noun[edit]

valta

  1. power, authority, rule
    veden vallassa = flooded, covered in water (literally: under the rule of water)
  2. (in compounds) main, principal
    valtakatu = main street
    valtaväylä = mainstream
  3. country, state, power
    Hän vakoili vieraan vallan hyväksi.
    He spied for a foreign power.
    Yhdysvallat = United States
    Itävalta (from German Österreich) = Austria
  4. (religion) virtue (rank of angel)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of valta (Kotus type 9/kala, lt-ll gradation)
nominative valta vallat
genitive vallan valtojen
partitive valtaa valtoja
illative valtaan valtoihin
singular plural
nominative valta vallat
accusative nom. valta vallat
gen. vallan
genitive vallan valtojen
valtainrare
partitive valtaa valtoja
inessive vallassa valloissa
elative vallasta valloista
illative valtaan valtoihin
adessive vallalla valloilla
ablative vallalta valloilta
allative vallalle valloille
essive valtana valtoina
translative vallaksi valloiksi
instructive valloin
abessive vallatta valloitta
comitative valtoineen
Possessive forms of valta (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person valtani valtamme
2nd person valtasi valtanne
3rd person valtansa

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Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *valta.

Noun[edit]

valta

  1. might