See also: Geta, getą, gęta, and ge-tà

EnglishEdit

 
Geta
 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Japanese 下駄 (geta).

NounEdit

geta (plural getas or geta)

  1. A Japanese raised wooden clog, worn with traditional Japanese garments such as the kimono.
    • 1982 July, Robert Dillon, Geta As A Karate Training Tool, Black Belt, page 70,
      The Japanese geta or wooden sandal is a superb, though little-utilized, tool for training in the martial arts. [] The geta are flat, wooden sandals raised on vertical slats.

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse geta (whence also English get), from Proto-Germanic *getaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰed- (take, seize). Compare Danish gide, Swedish gitta.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈcɛːta/ (
    (file)
    )
  • Rhymes: -ɛːta

VerbEdit

geta (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative gat, third-person plural past indicative gátum, supine getað/getið)

  1. (auxiliary verb) to be able
    Getur þú sagt mér hvar Bláa Lónið er.
    Can you tell me where the Blue Lagoon is.
  2. (only in elevated speech) to father, to beget
    • Genesis 5:3 (Icelandic, English)
      Adam lifði hundrað og þrjátíu ár. Þá gat hann son í líking sinni, eftir sinni mynd, og nefndi hann Set.
      When Adam had lived 130 years, he had a son in his own likeness, in his own image; and he named him Seth.

ConjugationEdit

Usage notesEdit
  • Geta (1) requires the supine (sagnbót) form of an accompanying verb, rather than the bare infinitive.
    • Incorrect: Ég get ekki segja þér hvers vegna.
    • Correct: Ég get ekki sagt þér hvers vegna.
      • I cannot tell you why.
  • The supine of geta (1) is getað, the supine of geta (2) is getið
    • Hann hefur ekki getað talað við son sinn.
      • He has not been able to speak with his son
    • Hann hefur getið son.
      • He has begotten a son.


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NounEdit

geta f (genitive singular getu, nominative plural getur)

  1. ability

DeclensionEdit


IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay geta, from Persian کت(kat, throne).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɡəˈta]
  • Hyphenation: gê‧ta

NounEdit

gêta (plural, first-person possessive getaku, second-person possessive getamu, third-person possessive getanya)

  1. (Classical Indonesian) throne.
    Synonyms: takhta, singgasana

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

geta

  1. Rōmaji transcription of げた
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ゲタ

MalayEdit

NounEdit

geta

  1. dais, throne

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *getaną.

VerbEdit

geta (singular past indicative gat, plural past indicative gátu, past participle getinn)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to get
  2. (transitive, with genitive) to guess

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: gide
  • Middle English: geten
  • Faroese: gita
  • Icelandic: geta
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: gjeta, gjete, gjette
  • Swedish: gitta

ReferencesEdit

  • geta in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

PhuthiEdit

VerbEdit

-geta

  1. to add

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


SpanishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Japanese 下駄 (geta).

Pronunciation 1Edit

NounEdit

geta f (plural getas)

  1. (clothing) geta.

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin Geta, from Ancient Greek Γέτης (Gétēs).

Pronunciation 2Edit

NounEdit

geta m or f (plural getas)

  1. (demonym) Geat.