vata

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See also: vāta, vată, väta, and våta

Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Watte,[1][2], from Dutch watten, from French ouate, of unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vata f

  1. cotton wool (absorbent cotton)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "vata" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007
  2. ^ Machek, Václav (1968) Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, 2nd edition, Prague: Academia

Further reading[edit]

  • vata in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • vata in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central Pacific *vata, from Proto-Oceanic *pataʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *pataʀ (compare Maori whata).

Noun[edit]

vata

  1. shelf

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑtɑ/, [ˈʋɑt̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑtɑ
  • Syllabification: va‧ta

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Proto-Norse [Term?] (compare Swedish vad, Old Norse vaðr).

Noun[edit]

vata

  1. a type of small seine (fishing net)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of vata (Kotus type 9/kala, t-d gradation)
nominative vata vadat
genitive vadan vatojen
partitive vataa vatoja
illative vataan vatoihin
singular plural
nominative vata vadat
accusative nom. vata vadat
gen. vadan
genitive vadan vatojen
vatainrare
partitive vataa vatoja
inessive vadassa vadoissa
elative vadasta vadoista
illative vataan vatoihin
adessive vadalla vadoilla
ablative vadalta vadoilta
allative vadalle vadoille
essive vatana vatoina
translative vadaksi vadoiksi
instructive vadoin
abessive vadatta vadoitta
comitative vatoineen
Possessive forms of vata (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person vatani vatamme
2nd person vatasi vatanne
3rd person vatansa

Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown. Compare Karelian vata.

Noun[edit]

vata

  1. (dialectal) chickweed, common chickweed (Stellaria media)
  2. water chickweed (Myosoton aquaticum)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of vata (Kotus type 9/kala, t-d gradation)
nominative vata vadat
genitive vadan vatojen
partitive vataa vatoja
illative vataan vatoihin
singular plural
nominative vata vadat
accusative nom. vata vadat
gen. vadan
genitive vadan vatojen
vatainrare
partitive vataa vatoja
inessive vadassa vadoissa
elative vadasta vadoista
illative vataan vatoihin
adessive vadalla vadoilla
ablative vadalta vadoilta
allative vadalle vadoille
essive vatana vatoina
translative vadaksi vadoiksi
instructive vadoin
abessive vadatta vadoitta
comitative vatoineen
Possessive forms of vata (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person vatani vatamme
2nd person vatasi vatanne
3rd person vatansa

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English watt.

Noun[edit]

vata m (genitive singular vata, nominative plural vatanna)

  1. watt

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Malagasy[edit]

Noun[edit]

vata

  1. box
  2. suitcase, trunk
  3. measure (set quantity)

References[edit]

  • vata in Malagasy dictionaries at malagasyword.org

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably inherited from Sanskrit वत (vata), though Vedic Sanskrit used बत (bata) instead.

Particle[edit]

vata

  1. surely, certainly, indeed, alas!
Usage notes[edit]

Used as part of an exclamation.

Etymology 2[edit]

In form inherited from Sanskrit वृत (vṛta) but with meaning corresponding to Sanskrit व्रत (vrata, vow); both derived from the same root, Sanskrit वृ (vṛ).

Noun[edit]

vata m or n

  1. religious duty
Declension[edit]

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Watte, from Dutch watten, from French ouate, of unknown origin.

Noun[edit]

vȁta f (Cyrillic spelling ва̏та)

  1. cotton wool

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Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

vata

  1. genitive singular of vat