vasta

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin vastus, English vast.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvasta/
  • Hyphenation: vas‧ta

Adjective[edit]

vasta (plural vastaj, accusative singular vastan, accusative plural vastajn)

  1. extensive, vast, spacious

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Etymology 1[edit]

Earlier *kvasta, of Germanic origin, compare Swedish kvast.

Noun[edit]

vasta

  1. A kind of whip made of birch twigs and used in the sauna to enhance the effect of heat by gently beating oneself with it.
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Adverb[edit]

vasta

  1. Expressing delay or that something takes place later; not until, only, but
    Hänen piti tulla tänään, mutta hän tuleekin vasta ylihuomenna.
    He was expected today, but he does not come until the day after tomorrow.
    Ota ensin asioista selvää, ja puhu vasta sitten!
    First find out the facts and speak only thereafter!
  2. Expressing that something happened only recently; newly, freshly, just
    vasta leivottu = freshly baked
    vasta äsken = just a while ago
  3. Expressing disappointment or frustration in a task; only.
    Hän oli tässä kilpailussa vasta kolmantena.
    He was only third in this race.
    Olen edennyt vasta vähän kaikista ponnisteluistani huolimatta.
    Despite all my effort I have made only a little progress until now.
    Olemme kävelleet vasta kymmenen kilometriä ja olen jo aivan uupunut.
    We have walked only ten kilometers and I am already completely exhausted.
    Ja nyt vasta tuo akka huomaa kertoa jotain noin tärkeää...
    Now that hag thinks to tell me something so important...
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  • (expression of disappointment): vain

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Ido[edit]

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vasta

  1. vast, extensive

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vasta

  1. feminine singular of vasto

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vasta

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

vastā

  1. feminine ablative singular of vastus

Portuguese[edit]

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vasta

  1. Feminine singular of adjective vasto.

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vasta f

  1. feminine form of vasto