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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain, perhaps from Arabic بَيْت (bayt, house)

NounEdit

baita f (plural baite)

  1. refuge (hut in the mountains)
    Synonyms: malga, rifugio

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Further readingEdit

  •   baita on the Italian Wikipedia.Wikipedia it
  • baita in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain origin. Commonly used in the state of Rio Grande do Sul.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

baita m, f (plural baitas, not comparable)

  1. (Brazil, informal, always precedes modified nouns) rather big or great
    Vi um baita clarão e escutei um baita trovão.
    I saw a big flash and heard a great thunder.
  2. (Brazil, informal, always precedes modified nouns) great (very good at something)
    João é um baita professor.
    John is a great teacher.

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