vita

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See also: Vita, vită, viță, vítá, and Víťa

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vīta (life).

Noun[edit]

vita (plural vitae or vitas)

  1. a hagiography; a biography of a saint
  2. a curriculum vitae

Faroese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vita, from Proto-Germanic *witaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (see).

Verb[edit]

vita (third person singular past indicative visti, third person plural past indicative vistu, supine vitað)

  1. to know
Conjugation[edit]
Conjugation of vita (irregular)
infinitive vita
supine vitað
participle
present past
first singular veit visti
second singular veitst visti
third singular veit visti
plural vita vistu
imperative
singular
plural
Related terms[edit]

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Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of viti

Noun[edit]

vita m

  1. indefinite accusative singular of viti
  2. indefinite dative singular of viti
  3. indefinite genitive singular of viti
  4. indefinite genitive plural of viti

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋitɑ/, [ˈʋit̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -itɑ
  • Syllabification: vi‧ta

Noun[edit]

vita

  1. pondweed (aquatic plant of the genus Potamogeton)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of vita (Kotus type 9/kala, t-d gradation)
nominative vita vidat
genitive vidan vitojen
partitive vitaa vitoja
illative vitaan vitoihin
singular plural
nominative vita vidat
accusative nom. vita vidat
gen. vidan
genitive vidan vitojen
vitainrare
partitive vitaa vitoja
inessive vidassa vidoissa
elative vidasta vidoista
illative vitaan vitoihin
adessive vidalla vidoilla
ablative vidalta vidoilta
allative vidalle vidoille
essive vitana vitoina
translative vidaksi vidoiksi
instructive vidoin
abessive vidatta vidoitta
comitative vitoineen
Possessive forms of vita (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person vitani vitamme
2nd person vitasi vitanne
3rd person vitansa

Hypernyms[edit]

Hyponyms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from vitat.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈvitɒ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: vi‧ta
  • Rhymes: -tɒ

Noun[edit]

vita (plural viták)

  1. debate

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative vita viták
accusative vitát vitákat
dative vitának vitáknak
instrumental vitával vitákkal
causal-final vitáért vitákért
translative vitává vitákká
terminative vitáig vitákig
essive-formal vitaként vitákként
essive-modal
inessive vitában vitákban
superessive vitán vitákon
adessive vitánál vitáknál
illative vitába vitákba
sublative vitára vitákra
allative vitához vitákhoz
elative vitából vitákból
delative vitáról vitákról
ablative vitától vitáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
vitáé vitáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
vitáéi vitákéi
Possessive forms of vita
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. vitám vitáim
2nd person sing. vitád vitáid
3rd person sing. vitája vitái
1st person plural vitánk vitáink
2nd person plural vitátok vitáitok
3rd person plural vitájuk vitáik

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eőry, Vilma. Értelmező szótár+ (’Explanatory Dictionary Plus’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2007. →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • vita in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vita, from Proto-Germanic *witaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (see).

Verb[edit]

vita (preterite-present verb, third-person singular present indicative veit, third-person singular past indicative vissi, supine vitað)

  1. to know
  2. to see, check
    Vittu nú hvort þú getir ekki lagað þetta fyrir mig.
    Now see if you can’t fix that for me.
Conjugation[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

vita

  1. inflection of viti:
    1. indefinite accusative
    2. indefinite dative singular
    3. indefinite genitive

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

vita (plural vitas)

  1. life

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vīta, from Proto-Italic *gʷītā, possibly a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wo-teh₂, from the root *gʷeyh₃- (to live).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvi.ta/, [ˈviːt̪ä]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ita
  • Hyphenation: vì‧ta

Noun[edit]

vita f (plural vite)

  1. life
    • 1472, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno [The Divine Comedy: Hell] (paperback), 12th edition, Le Monnier, published 1994, Canto I, page 5:
      Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita
      mi ritrovai per una selva oscura,
      ché la diritta via era smarrita.
      Midway upon the journey of our life
      I found myself within a forest dark,
      for the straight-forward pathway had been lost.
  2. waist

Related terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Ladin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vīta.

Noun[edit]

vita f (plural vites)

  1. life

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *gʷītā. Possibly corresponds to a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wo-teh₂ (compare Ancient Greek βίοτος (bíotos, life), Old Irish bethu, bethad, Irish beatha, Welsh bywyd, Old Church Slavonic животъ (životŭ, life), Lithuanian gyvatà (life), Sanskrit जीवित (jīvitá), Avestan gayo (accusative ǰyātum) "life")), ultimately from *gʷeyh₃- (to live).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vīta f (genitive vītae); first declension

  1. life
  2. (by extension) living, support, subsistence
  3. a way of life
  4. real life, not fiction
  5. (figuratively) mankind, the living

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative vīta vītae
Genitive vītae vītārum
Dative vītae vītīs
Accusative vītam vītās
Ablative vītā vītīs
Vocative vīta vītae

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

vītā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of vītō

References[edit]

  • vita in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vita in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vita in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vita in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)

Malagasy[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vita

  1. finished, complete, completed
  2. (figuratively) dead

Verb[edit]

vita

  1. to finish, complete, do, accomplish

Related terms[edit]

Focus (Voice)
Agent
(Active)
man-form: mamita
mi-form: --
om-form: --
Patient
(Passive)
vitaina
alternate: --
a-form: --
voa-form: --
tafa-form: --
Goal
(Relative)
an-form: amitana
i-form: --

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Neapolitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vīta. Compare Italian vita.

Noun[edit]

vita f (plural vite)

  1. life

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vita, from Proto-Germanic *witaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (see).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vita (present tense veit, past tense visste, past participle visst, passive infinitive vitast, present participle vitande, imperative vit)

  1. to know, story of someone's life
    Veit du kva dette er?
    Do you know what this is?
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin vita (life).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vita n (definite singular vitaet, indefinite plural vita, definite plural vitaa)

  1. biography
    Synonym: biografi

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vita n

  1. definite plural of vit

References[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *witaną (to know), from Proto-Indo-European *wóyde (to have seen, know), originally a perfect form of *weyd- (to see). Cognate with Old English witan, Old Frisian wita, Old Saxon witan, Old Dutch witan, Old High German wizzan, Gothic 𐍅𐌹𐍄𐌰𐌽 (witan).

Verb[edit]

vita (singular past indicative vissi, plural past indicative vissu, past participle vitaðr)

  1. to know
Conjugation[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vita, from Proto-Germanic *witaną.

Verb[edit]

vita

  1. to know
Conjugation[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse víta, from Proto-Germanic *wītaną.

Verb[edit]

vīta

  1. to prove
  2. to accuse
Conjugation[edit]

Piedmontese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vīta, from Proto-Italic *gʷītā, possibly a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wo-teh₂, from the root *gʷeyh₃- (to live).

Noun[edit]

vita f (plural vite)

  1. life

Romansch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin vīta.

Noun[edit]

vita f (plural vitas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) life
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) veta

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

vita f (plural vitas)

  1. (anatomy, Rumantsch Grischun, Vallader) waist
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) veta
Synonyms[edit]
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Surmiran, Puter) taglia

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vita

  1. plural of kita: war

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vita

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of vit.

Tsonga[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-bɪ́dia, causative form of Proto-Bantu *-bɪ́da.

Verb[edit]

vita

  1. to call