See also: čista, циста, and чиста

Czech edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈt͡sɪsta]
  • Hyphenation: cis‧ta

Noun edit

cista f

  1. tube-shaped bronze vessel

Declension edit

Further reading edit

  • cista in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • cista in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Italian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin cista. Doublet of cesta.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃi.sta/
  • Rhymes: -ista
  • Hyphenation: cì‧sta

Noun edit

cista f (plural ciste)

  1. cist

Further reading edit

  • cista1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Anagrams edit

Latin edit

Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek κίστη (kístē).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

cista f (genitive cistae); first declension

  1. a trunk, a chest, a casket

Declension edit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cista cistae
Genitive cistae cistārum
Dative cistae cistīs
Accusative cistam cistās
Ablative cistā cistīs
Vocative cista cistae

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Asturian: cesta
  • English: cist (learned)
  • French: ciste
  • Galician: cesta
  • Italian: cesta; cista (learned)
  • Portuguese: cesta cista (learned)
  • Romansch: cesta, chaista, chista
  • Spanish: cesta
  • Proto-West Germanic: *kistu (see there for further descendants)

References edit

  • cista”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cista”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cista 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)
  • cista”, in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • cista”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cista”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Serbo-Croatian edit

Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *cěsta.

Alternative forms edit

Noun edit

cista f (Cyrillic spelling циста)

  1. (Chakavian, Ikavian) road

Etymology 2 edit

From Ancient Greek κύστις (kústis).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /t͡sîsta/
  • Hyphenation: cis‧ta

Noun edit

cȉsta f (Cyrillic spelling ци̏ста)

  1. cyst
Declension edit

Etymology 3 edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /t͡sîsta/
  • Hyphenation: cis‧ta

Noun edit

cȉsta f (Cyrillic spelling ци̏ста)

  1. cist
Declension edit

References edit

  • cista” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • cista” in Hrvatski jezični portal