Aklanon

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Etymology

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From Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kita.

Pronoun

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kita

  1. we (inclusive)

Amis

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Etymology

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From Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kita.

Pronoun

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kita

  1. we (inclusive of the person spoken to)

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Amis personal pronouns
Person Singular Plural
1st kako kami / kita
inclusive kami
exclusive kita / kami
2nd kiso kamo
3rd ciira caira

Betawi

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Alternative forms

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  • kitah (Bekasi dialect)
  • kite (Tanah Abang dialect)
  • kitè (Meester dialect)

Etymology

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From Proto-Malayic *kita(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kita, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kita. Compare Tagalog kita.

Pronunciation

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  • (literary) IPA(key): /kiˈta/
  • (Bekasi) IPA(key): /kiˈtah/
  • (Tanah Abang) IPA(key): /kiˈtəː/
  • (Meester) IPA(key): /kiˈtɛ/
  • Literary dialect:(file)
  • Meester dialect:(file)
  • Hyphenation: ki‧ta

Pronoun

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kita

  1. we
    Kita ni ari bakal pegi ke Bandung.
    We are going to Bandung today.
  2. our / ours
    Ada orang ngebètak bola kita.
    Someone seized (stole) our ball.
  3. (euphemistic) I
    Synonym: gua

Usage notes

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  • Sometimes, instead of gua, someone may use kita for more politeness reason.

Synonyms

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Bikol Central

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kita, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kita.

Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: ki‧ta
  • IPA(key): /kiˈta/, [kiˈta]

Pronoun

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kitá

  1. we; us (inclusive of the person spoken to)
    Luwas na kita.
    Let's (Let us) get out.
    Kita sana digdi an yaon.
    We're the only ones present.

Derived terms

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Cayubaba

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Noun

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kita

  1. water
    kikita
    the water

Further reading

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  • Mily Crevels, Hein van der Voort, The Guaporé-Mamoré region as a linguistic area, in Pieter Muysken (editor), From Linguistic Areas to Areal Linguistics (2008), Studies in Language Companion Series, volume 90
  • Harold Key, Morphology of Cayuvava (Mouton & Co., 1967), page 64

Cebuano

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kita, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kita.

Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: ki‧ta
  • IPA(key): /kiˈta/, [kɪˈt̪a]

Pronoun

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kita

  1. we (inclusive of the person spoken to)

Etymology 2

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kita, from Proto-Austronesian *kita.

Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: ki‧ta
  • IPA(key): /ˈkita/, [ˈki.t̪ɐ]

Verb

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kita

  1. to see, behold

Etymology 3

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Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: ki‧ta
  • IPA(key): /ˈkita/, [ˈki.t̪ɐ]

Noun

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kita

  1. money earned; earnings
Quotations
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For quotations using this term, see Citations:kita.

Anagrams

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Finnish

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Etymology

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From Proto-Finnic *kita. Cognate with Estonian kida, Karelian kita, Livonian ki’d, Ludian kida, Veps kida and Votic kita. Possibly further from Proto-Finno-Ugric *kata, in which cognates would include Eastern Khanty котәмнәӈ (kotəmnəṇ) and Northern Mansi холәӈка.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkitɑ/, [ˈk̟it̪ɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -itɑ
  • Syllabification(key): ki‧ta

Noun

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kita

  1. mouth, especially a large, wide open mouth.
  2. throat, pharynx
  3. maw, the upper digestive tract (where food enters the body), especially the mouth and jaws of a fearsome and ravenous creature.
  4. the empty gap between the jaws of a wrench, vise, etc.

Declension

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Inflection of kita (Kotus type 9*F/kala, t-d gradation)
nominative kita kidat
genitive kidan kitojen
partitive kitaa kitoja
illative kitaan kitoihin
singular plural
nominative kita kidat
accusative nom. kita kidat
gen. kidan
genitive kidan kitojen
kitain rare
partitive kitaa kitoja
inessive kidassa kidoissa
elative kidasta kidoista
illative kitaan kitoihin
adessive kidalla kidoilla
ablative kidalta kidoilta
allative kidalle kidoille
essive kitana kitoina
translative kidaksi kidoiksi
abessive kidatta kidoitta
instructive kidoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of kita (Kotus type 9*F/kala, t-d gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative kitani kitani
accusative nom. kitani kitani
gen. kitani
genitive kitani kitojeni
kitaini rare
partitive kitaani kitojani
inessive kidassani kidoissani
elative kidastani kidoistani
illative kitaani kitoihini
adessive kidallani kidoillani
ablative kidaltani kidoiltani
allative kidalleni kidoilleni
essive kitanani kitoinani
translative kidakseni kidoikseni
abessive kidattani kidoittani
instructive
comitative kitoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative kitasi kitasi
accusative nom. kitasi kitasi
gen. kitasi
genitive kitasi kitojesi
kitaisi rare
partitive kitaasi kitojasi
inessive kidassasi kidoissasi
elative kidastasi kidoistasi
illative kitaasi kitoihisi
adessive kidallasi kidoillasi
ablative kidaltasi kidoiltasi
allative kidallesi kidoillesi
essive kitanasi kitoinasi
translative kidaksesi kidoiksesi
abessive kidattasi kidoittasi
instructive
comitative kitoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative kitamme kitamme
accusative nom. kitamme kitamme
gen. kitamme
genitive kitamme kitojemme
kitaimme rare
partitive kitaamme kitojamme
inessive kidassamme kidoissamme
elative kidastamme kidoistamme
illative kitaamme kitoihimme
adessive kidallamme kidoillamme
ablative kidaltamme kidoiltamme
allative kidallemme kidoillemme
essive kitanamme kitoinamme
translative kidaksemme kidoiksemme
abessive kidattamme kidoittamme
instructive
comitative kitoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative kitanne kitanne
accusative nom. kitanne kitanne
gen. kitanne
genitive kitanne kitojenne
kitainne rare
partitive kitaanne kitojanne
inessive kidassanne kidoissanne
elative kidastanne kidoistanne
illative kitaanne kitoihinne
adessive kidallanne kidoillanne
ablative kidaltanne kidoiltanne
allative kidallenne kidoillenne
essive kitananne kitoinanne
translative kidaksenne kidoiksenne
abessive kidattanne kidoittanne
instructive
comitative kitoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative kitansa kitansa
accusative nom. kitansa kitansa
gen. kitansa
genitive kitansa kitojensa
kitainsa rare
partitive kitaansa kitojaan
kitojansa
inessive kidassaan
kidassansa
kidoissaan
kidoissansa
elative kidastaan
kidastansa
kidoistaan
kidoistansa
illative kitaansa kitoihinsa
adessive kidallaan
kidallansa
kidoillaan
kidoillansa
ablative kidaltaan
kidaltansa
kidoiltaan
kidoiltansa
allative kidalleen
kidallensa
kidoilleen
kidoillensa
essive kitanaan
kitanansa
kitoinaan
kitoinansa
translative kidakseen
kidaksensa
kidoikseen
kidoiksensa
abessive kidattaan
kidattansa
kidoittaan
kidoittansa
instructive
comitative kitoineen
kitoinensa

Derived terms

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compounds

Further reading

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Anagrams

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Higaonon

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Pronoun

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kita

  1. we

Hiligaynon

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kita, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kita.

Pronoun

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kitá

  1. we (inclusive)

Etymology 2

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kita, from Proto-Austronesian *kita.

Verb

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kítà

  1. to see, behold

Iban

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayic *kita(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kita, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kita.

Pronunciation

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Pronoun

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kita

  1. you (plural)
    Dini kita?
    Where are you guys?

Ilocano

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kita, from Proto-Austronesian *kita.

Noun

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kíta (plural kitkita)

  1. kind; class; species
  2. look; shape; appearance
Derived terms
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Etymology 2

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Noun

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kíta (plural kitkita)

  1. salary; wages
    Synonym: sueldo
Declension
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Derived terms
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Indonesian

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayic *kita(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kita, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kita. Compare Tagalog kita.

Pronunciation

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Pronoun

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kita

  1. we (inclusive)
    Kita akan pergi ke toko.
    We will go to the store.
  2. our / ours (inclusive)
    Pakaian kita sudah ditaruh ke dalam lemari
    Our clothes have been put in the cupboard.
  3. (colloquial) I
    Synonym: saya
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Further reading

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Anagrams

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ikat, tika

Inonhan

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kita, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kita.

Pronoun

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kita

  1. we; us (inclusive of the person spoken to)

Japanese

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Romanization

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kita

  1. Rōmaji transcription of きた
  2. Rōmaji transcription of キタ

Javanese

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Etymology 1

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Pronoun

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kita

  1. we

Etymology 2

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Noun

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kita

  1. Nonstandard spelling of kitha.

Kituba

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Verb

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kita

  1. to descend, go down

Lindu

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Pronoun

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kita

  1. we (inclusive)

Lingala

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Verb

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-kita (infinitive kokita)

  1. to descend, go down

Malay

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayic *kita(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kita, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kita.

Pronunciation

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Pronoun

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kita (Jawi spelling کيت)

  1. we, us, our (inclusive of the person spoken to)
  2. I, me, my

Derived terms

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  • kami (exclusive of the person spoken to)

Descendants

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  • Indonesian: kita
  • Manado Malay: kita

See also

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Anagrams

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ikat, tika

Manado Malay

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Etymology

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From North Moluccan Malay kita, from Malay kita, from Proto-Malayic *kita(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kita, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kita.

Pronoun

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kita

  1. I, me, my.

Mansaka

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Pronoun

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kita

  1. we (inclusive)

Maranao

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Pronoun

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kita

  1. we (inclusive)

North Moluccan Malay

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Alternative forms

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  • ta (clipping)

Etymology

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Derived from Malay kita (we (inclusive)).

Pronunciation

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Pronoun

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kita

  1. I (first person singular personal pronoun)

Papiamentu

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Etymology

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From Spanish quitar.

Verb

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kita

  1. to remove, to take away
  2. to subtract

Polish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *kyta.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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kita f (diminutive kitka)

  1. fluffy tail
  2. crest, brush, tuft

Declension

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Further reading

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

Ratagnon

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kita, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kita.

Pronoun

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kitá

  1. we (inclusive)

Sakizaya

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ki.ˈta/, [ki.ˈta]

Pronoun

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kita

  1. we (inclusive)

Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *kyta.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /kîta/
  • Hyphenation: ki‧ta

Noun

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kȉta f (Cyrillic spelling ки̏та)

  1. bunch, bouquet
  2. (slang) penis
  3. (archaic) pretty girl
  4. (Kajkavian) branch (of a tree)

Declension

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Slovene

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *kyta.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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kíta f

  1. plait, braid
  2. tendon

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. kíta
gen. sing. kíte
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
kíta kíti kíte
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
kíte kít kít
dative
(dajȃlnik)
kíti kítama kítam
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
kíto kíti kíte
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
kíti kítah kítah
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
kíto kítama kítami

Further reading

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  • kita”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Swahili

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Etymology

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From Proto-Bantu *bìtáà (war, army), derived from Proto-Bantu *bʊ̀táà (bow).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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kita (ki-vi class, plural vita)

  1. (usually in the plural) a war, a battle

Verb

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-kita (infinitive kukita)

  1. to stand one's ground

Conjugation

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Conjugation of -kita
Positive present -nakita
Subjunctive -kite
Negative -kiti
Imperative singular kita
Infinitives
Positive kukita
Negative kutokita
Imperatives
Singular kita
Plural kiteni
Tensed forms
Habitual hukita
Positive past positive subject concord + -likita
Negative past negative subject concord + -kukita
Positive present (positive subject concord + -nakita)
Singular Plural
1st person ninakita/nakita tunakita
2nd person unakita mnakita
3rd person m-wa(I/II) anakita wanakita
other classes positive subject concord + -nakita
Negative present (negative subject concord + -kiti)
Singular Plural
1st person sikiti hatukiti
2nd person hukiti hamkiti
3rd person m-wa(I/II) hakiti hawakiti
other classes negative subject concord + -kiti
Positive future positive subject concord + -takita
Negative future negative subject concord + -takita
Positive subjunctive (positive subject concord + -kite)
Singular Plural
1st person nikite tukite
2nd person ukite mkite
3rd person m-wa(I/II) akite wakite
other classes positive subject concord + -kite
Negative subjunctive positive subject concord + -sikite
Positive present conditional positive subject concord + -ngekita
Negative present conditional positive subject concord + -singekita
Positive past conditional positive subject concord + -ngalikita
Negative past conditional positive subject concord + -singalikita
Gnomic (positive subject concord + -akita)
Singular Plural
1st person nakita twakita
2nd person wakita mwakita
3rd person m-wa(I/II) akita wakita
m-mi(III/IV) wakita yakita
ji-ma(V/VI) lakita yakita
ki-vi(VII/VIII) chakita vyakita
n(IX/X) yakita zakita
u(XI) wakita see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) kwakita
pa(XVI) pakita
mu(XVIII) mwakita
Perfect positive subject concord + -mekita
"Already" positive subject concord + -meshakita
"Not yet" negative subject concord + -jakita
"If/When" positive subject concord + -kikita
"If not" positive subject concord + -sipokita
Consecutive kakita / positive subject concord + -kakita
Consecutive subjunctive positive subject concord + -kakite
Object concord (indicative positive)
Singular Plural
1st person -nikita -tukita
2nd person -kukita -wakita/-kukiteni/-wakiteni
3rd person m-wa(I/II) -mkita -wakita
m-mi(III/IV) -ukita -ikita
ji-ma(V/VI) -likita -yakita
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -kikita -vikita
n(IX/X) -ikita -zikita
u(XI) -ukita see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -kukita
pa(XVI) -pakita
mu(XVIII) -mukita
Reflexive -jikita
Relative forms
General positive (positive subject concord + (object concord) + -kita- + relative marker)
Singular Plural
m-wa(I/II) -kitaye -kitao
m-mi(III/IV) -kitao -kitayo
ji-ma(V/VI) -kitalo -kitayo
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -kitacho -kitavyo
n(IX/X) -kitayo -kitazo
u(XI) -kitao see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -kitako
pa(XVI) -kitapo
mu(XVIII) -kitamo
Other forms (subject concord + tense marker + relative marker + (object concord) + -kita)
Singular Plural
m-wa(I/II) -yekita -okita
m-mi(III/IV) -okita -yokita
ji-ma(V/VI) -lokita -yokita
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -chokita -vyokita
n(IX/X) -yokita -zokita
u(XI) -okita see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -kokita
pa(XVI) -pokita
mu(XVIII) -mokita
Some forms not commonly seen in modern Standard Swahili are absent from the table. See Appendix:Swahili verbs for more information.

Tagalog

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kita, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kita.

Pronunciation

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Pronoun

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kitá (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜒᜆ)

  1. Replaces ko ka or ko ikaw (I or my and you). Used when speaking directly to the receiver of a verb.
    Mahal ko siya, mahal ko sila, mahal ko tayong lahat—at ikaw, mahal kita.
    I love him, I love them, I love all of us—and you, I love you.
    Anak kita.
    You are my child.
  2. (now dialectal, Batangas, Marinduque, uncommon in Bulacan) we; the two of us; you and I
    Synonyms: kata, tayong dalawa
    Magkaibigan kita.
    You and I are friends.

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Etymology 2

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From Proto-Philippine *kitaʔ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kita, from Proto-Austronesian *kita.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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kita or kità (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜒᜆ)

  1. state or quality of being seen; visibility
  2. observation
    Synonym: pagkakita

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kita or kità (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜒᜆ)

  1. seen; visible
    Synonyms: nakikita, litaw, nakalitaw, hayag, nakahayag, tanaw, natatanaw
    Kita ang bahay namin mula rito.
    Our house can be seen from here.
    (literally, “Our house is visible from here.”)
  2. obvious; easily seen or understood
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Etymology 3

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Borrowed from Spanish quitación (rent; wages; salary), from quita (debt relief).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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kita or kità (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜒᜆ) (business)

  1. earnings; income; salary; wage
    Synonyms: sahod, suweldo, salaryo
    pabago-bagong kitaever-changing income
  2. gain; profit; revenue
    Synonyms: tubo, ganansiya, pakinabang
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Adjective

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kita or kità (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜒᜆ) (business)

  1. earned; received (of salary or income)
    Synonym: pinagtrabahuhan
  2. gained; benefited (of business or interest money)

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Tausug

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kita.

Pronoun

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kita

  1. we (inclusive)

Etymology 2

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kita.

Verb

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kita (used in the form kimita)

  1. to see

Tokelauan

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈki.ta]
  • Hyphenation: ki‧ta

Etymology 1

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From Proto-Polynesian *ki-ta. Cognates include Tongan kita and Samoan kita.

Pronoun

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kita

  1. I, me
Usage notes
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  • kita is commonly used in place of au to arouse the listener’s sympathy about some predicament that one is in.
See also
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Etymology 2

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Noun

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kita

  1. coconut palm with many coconuts

References

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  • R. Simona, editor (1986), Tokelau Dictionary[3], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 162

Yoruba

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Kítà é hùn

Etymology

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Probably from Edo ekita, see Igbo nkịta.

Pronunciation

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IPA(key): /kí.tà/

Noun

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kítà

  1. (Ikalẹ) dog
    Synonyms: ajá, olókílì
    Olú ó pa kítà ọdẹ.Olu killed the hunter's dog. (Ìkálẹ̀)

Zacatepec Chatino

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Noun

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kita

  1. dust
  2. herb