vespa

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Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Catalan vespa, from Latin vespa, from Proto-Indo-European *wobʰseh₂ (wasp), from *webʰ- (to weave).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vespa f (plural vespes)

  1. wasp

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Finnish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Generalized from the Italian motor scooter brand name Vespa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋespɑ/, [ˈʋe̞s̠pɑ]
  • Rhymes: -espɑ
  • Syllabification(key): ves‧pa

Noun[edit]

vespa

  1. (informal) scooter (motorcycle or moped equipped with a platform for the operator's feet)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of vespa (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative vespa vespat
genitive vespan vespojen
partitive vespaa vespoja
illative vespaan vespoihin
singular plural
nominative vespa vespat
accusative nom. vespa vespat
gen. vespan
genitive vespan vespojen
vespainrare
partitive vespaa vespoja
inessive vespassa vespoissa
elative vespasta vespoista
illative vespaan vespoihin
adessive vespalla vespoilla
ablative vespalta vespoilta
allative vespalle vespoille
essive vespana vespoina
translative vespaksi vespoiksi
instructive vespoin
abessive vespatta vespoitta
comitative vespoineen
Possessive forms of vespa (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person vespani vespamme
2nd person vespasi vespanne
3rd person vespansa

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

vespa f (plural vespas)

  1. Alternative form of avespa (wasp)

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vespa f (genitive singular vespu, nominative plural vespur)

  1. hornet

Declension[edit]


Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

vespa (plural vespas)

  1. wasp

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vespa, from Proto-Indo-European *wobʰseh₂ (wasp), from *webʰ- (to weave).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vespa f (plural vespe)

  1. wasp
  2. (motorcycling) Alternative letter-case form of Vespa; motor scooter
    Coordinate term: lambretta

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *wospā, metathesized from earlier Proto-Italic *wopsā, from Proto-Indo-European *wops-éh₂, from *wóps.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vespa f (genitive vespae); first declension

  1. wasp

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative vespa vespae
Genitive vespae vespārum
Dative vespae vespīs
Accusative vespam vespās
Ablative vespā vespīs
Vocative vespa vespae

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • vespa”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vespa”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vespa in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • Meyer-Lübke, Wilhelm (1911), “vĕspa”, in Romanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), page 707

Piedmontese[edit]

Noun[edit]

vespa f (plural vespe)

  1. wasp

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Portuguese[edit]

vespa (Polistes dominulus)

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: ves‧pa

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese vespa, from Latin vespa,[1][2] from Proto-Indo-European *wobʰseh₂ (wasp), from *webʰ- (to weave).

Noun[edit]

vespa f (plural vespas)

  1. wasp
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Italian Vespa.[1][2]

Noun[edit]

vespa f (plural vespas)

  1. motor scooter

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 vespa” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2022.
  2. 2.0 2.1 vespa” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian vespa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋêspa/
  • Hyphenation: ves‧pa

Noun[edit]

vȅspa f (Cyrillic spelling ве̏спа)

  1. (informal) motor scooter

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • vespa” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Sicilian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vespa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛspa/, [ˈvɛʃpa]
  • Hyphenation: vès‧pa

Noun[edit]

vespa f (plural vespi)

  1. wasp

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian vespa. Doublet of avispa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbespa/, [ˈbes.pa]
  • Hyphenation: ves‧pa

Noun[edit]

vespa f (plural vespas)

  1. Vespa (brand name)
  2. scooter (powered bicycle or tricycle)

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]