See also: déspota

Czech

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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despota m anim (female equivalent despotka)

  1. despot

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Further reading

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  • despota”, in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu (in Czech)
  • despota”, in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého (in Czech), 1960–1971, 1989
  • despota”, in Internetová jazyková příručka (in Czech)

Esperanto

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Etymology

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From despoto (despot) +‎ -a.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [desˈpota]
  • Rhymes: -ota
  • Hyphenation: des‧po‧ta

Adjective

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despota (accusative singular despotan, plural despotaj, accusative plural despotajn)

  1. despotic

Hungarian

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 despota on Hungarian Wikipedia

Etymology

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From English despot and German Despot, from Ancient Greek δεσπότης (despótēs, lord, master, owner).[1]

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈdɛʃpotɒ]
  • Hyphenation: des‧po‧ta
  • Rhymes: -tɒ

Noun

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despota (plural despoták)

  1. despot, tyrant
    Synonyms: elnyomó, kényúr, zsarnok

Declension

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Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative despota despoták
accusative despotát despotákat
dative despotának despotáknak
instrumental despotával despotákkal
causal-final despotáért despotákért
translative despotává despotákká
terminative despotáig despotákig
essive-formal despotaként despotákként
essive-modal
inessive despotában despotákban
superessive despotán despotákon
adessive despotánál despotáknál
illative despotába despotákba
sublative despotára despotákra
allative despotához despotákhoz
elative despotából despotákból
delative despotáról despotákról
ablative despotától despotáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
despotáé despotáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
despotáéi despotákéi
Possessive forms of despota
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. despotám despotáim
2nd person sing. despotád despotáid
3rd person sing. despotája despotái
1st person plural despotánk despotáink
2nd person plural despotátok despotáitok
3rd person plural despotájuk despotáik
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References

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  1. ^ Tótfalusi, István. Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára (’A Storehouse of Foreign Words: an explanatory and etymological dictionary of foreign words’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2005. →ISBN

Further reading

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  • despota in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • despota in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (‘A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress; published A–ez as of 2024)

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Etymology

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Ultimately from Ancient Greek δεσπότης (despótēs, master, lord, ruler, despot).

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Noun

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despota m or f by sense (masculine plural despoti, feminine plural despote)

  1. despot
    Synonyms: dittatore, tiranno

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Descendants

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  • Spanish: déspota

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Polish

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Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /dɛsˈpɔ.ta/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔta
  • Syllabification: des‧po‧ta

Noun

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despota m pers (female equivalent despotka)

  1. despot
    Synonyms: autokrata, dzierżymorda, tyran

Declension

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Further reading

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  • despota in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • despota in Polish dictionaries at PWN