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alta

See also: Alta, Alta., älta, altă, and Alt-A

AsturianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

alta f sg

  1. feminine singular of altu

BasqueEdit

ConjunctionEdit

alta

  1. however

Chinook JargonEdit

AdverbEdit

alta

  1. now

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin altus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

alta (plural altaj, accusative singular altan, accusative plural altajn)

  1. high
    • 2003, Hans-Georg Kaiser (translator), chapter 46, Mortula ŝipo, Tyresö: Inko, translation of Das Totenschiff by B. Traven, ISBN 9173031372:
      La suno leviĝis. Freŝe laviĝinte ĝi eliris el sia marbanejo supren en la altan ĉielon.
      The sun rose up. Freshly washed, it left its ocean bath and went up into the high sky.
  2. tall
    • 1906, L. L. Zamenhof, speech to the 2nd Esperanto Congress in Geneva:
      Terure altaj kaj dikaj estas ankoraŭ la interpopolaj muroj.
      The walls between the people of the world are still dreadfully tall and wide.
  3. (figuratively) high-minded, noble

AntonymsEdit


FinnishEdit

(index al)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uralic *ala, whence Estonian all and Hungarian alatt (the ablative singular of ala-).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: al‧ta
  • IPA(key): [ˈɑltɑ]

PostpositionEdit

alta (+ genitive)

  1. from under, from underneath, from beneath.
    Pallo vieri pöydän alta.
    The ball rolled from under the table.

InflectionEdit

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IdoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

alta

  1. high
  2. tall

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

alta

  1. vocative plural of alt
  2. genitive singular of altadh

VerbEdit

alta

  1. present subjunctive analytic of alt
  2. past participle of alt

Usage notesEdit

  • Present subjunctive: Used with a noun or pronoun as the subject.

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
alta n-alta halta t-alta
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

alta f

  1. feminine form of alto

LadinoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

alta f (Latin spelling)

  1. high

LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

alta

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

altā

  1. ablative feminine singular of altus

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

alta

  1. high, tall; loud; feminine form of alto
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 138:
      O protesto de Hermione foi abafado por uma risadinha alta.
      Hermione's objection was interrupted by a loud little laugh.

NounEdit

alta f (plural altas)

  1. rise
    dar alta a — to discharge (from hospital)
    ter altato be discharged

SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

alta f (masculine alto, feminine plural altas, masculine plural altos)

  1. feminine singular of alto

NounEdit

alta f (plural altas)

  1. certificate of discharge (from a hospital)
  2. entry into a profession or organization
  3. tax declaration
    dar de altato discharge (from hospital)
    dar de altato declare (a patient) cured
    dar de altato make note of a soldier’s return to his unit
    darse de altato join, to become a member