See also: cèsta, cěsta, and česta

Asturian

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Etymology

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From Latin cista, from Ancient Greek κίστη (kístē).

Noun

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cesta f (plural cestes)

  1. basket (container)

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Catalan

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Basque zesta. Doublet of cista.

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Noun

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cesta f (plural cestes)

  1. cesta, xistera (basket used in jai alai)
    Synonym: txistera
  2. Clipping of cesta punta.

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Czech

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Czech cěsta, from Proto-Slavic *cěsta.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈt͡sɛsta]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: ce‧s‧ta
  • Rhymes: -ɛsta

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cesta f

  1. road
    být na cestáchto be on the way
    Se dala na cestu.She set off.
  2. journey
  3. path (graph theory)

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Further reading

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  • cesta in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • cesta in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • cesta in Internetová jazyková příručka

Galician

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Etymology

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Attested since the 13th century. From Latin cista, from Ancient Greek κίστη (kístē).

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  • IPA(key): [ˈθestɐ], (western) [ˈsestɐ]

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cesta f (plural cestas)

  1. basket, specially larger ones without handles or with side handles
    • 1272, Ramón Lorenzo, editor, Mosteiro de Montederramo, page 469:
      darnos kada ano una cesta de peras
      give to us each year a basket of pears
  2. (regional) smaller basket with a central handle
    Synonym: cesto
  3. (regional) muzzle
    Synonyms: bocal, vetillo
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References

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  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “cesta”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • cesta” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • cesta” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • cesta” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian

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Etymology

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From the Latin cista, from the Ancient Greek κίστη (kístē). Doublet of cista.

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Noun

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cesta f (plural ceste)

  1. basket

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  • cesta in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Lower Sorbian

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Pronunciation

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Adjective

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cesta

  1. feminine nominative singular of cesty

Portuguese

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Etymology

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From Latin cista, from Ancient Greek κίστη (kístē). Doublet of cista.

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cesta f (plural cestas)

  1. basket

Romansch

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Etymology

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From Latin cista, from Ancient Greek κίστη (kístē).

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cesta f (plural cestas)

  1. (Sutsilvan) chest, trunk

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Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *cěsta.

Noun

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cèsta f (Cyrillic spelling цѐста)

  1. road (paved)
  2. highway

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References

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  • cesta” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovak

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *cěsta.

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cesta f (genitive singular cesty, nominative plural cesty, genitive plural ciest, declension pattern of žena)

  1. road
  2. way

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Noun

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cesta

  1. genitive singular of cesto

Further reading

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  • cesta”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

Slovene

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Etymology

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From Proto-Slavic *cěsta.

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Noun

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cẹ́sta f

  1. road (strip of land made suitable for travel)

Inflection

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The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. césta
gen. sing. céste
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
césta césti céste
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
céste cést cést
dative
(dajȃlnik)
césti céstama céstam
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
césto césti céste
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
césti céstah céstah
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
césto céstama céstami
 
The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Feminine, a-stem, long mixed accent
nom. sing. césta
gen. sing. cesté
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
césta cesté cesté
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
cesté cestá cestá
dative
(dajȃlnik)
césti cestáma cestàm
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
cestó cesté cesté
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
césti cestàh cestàh
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
cestó cestáma cestámi

Further reading

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  • cesta”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran
  • cesta”, in Termania, Amebis
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Spanish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Latin cista, from Ancient Greek κίστη (kístē). Doublet of cesto. Cognate with English cist and chest.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈθesta/ [ˈθes.t̪a]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈsesta/ [ˈses.t̪a]
  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -esta
  • Syllabification: ces‧ta

Noun

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cesta f (plural cestas)

  1. basket
    Synonyms: canasto, canasta
  2. (Spain, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela) laundry basket, hamper (made of plastic)
  3. (Mexico) laundry basket, hamper (made of soft material such as polyester and/or cotton)

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