FinnishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Finnic *laita (edge, border) (compare Estonian laid, Ingrian laita, Karelian laita, Veps laid, Votic laita). Probably related to *laita (route, way), in which case borrowed from Proto-Germanic *laidō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑi̯tɑ/, [ˈlɑi̯t̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑitɑ
  • Syllabification: lai‧ta

NounEdit

laita

  1. edge, margin, border, verge, brink, side (outer limit of something)
    pöydän laita
    edge of a table
  2. brim (topmost rim or lip of a container)
  3. outskirt (remote part of a town or city)
  4. state of affairs, status; often translated into English with "to be doing"
    Kuinka hänen laitansa oikein on?
    How is he actually doing?
  5. (ice hockey) board
  6. (sports) wing
    oikea laita
    right wing
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of laita (Kotus type 9/kala, t-d gradation)
nominative laita laidat
genitive laidan laitojen
partitive laitaa laitoja
illative laitaan laitoihin
singular plural
nominative laita laidat
accusative nom. laita laidat
gen. laidan
genitive laidan laitojen
laitainrare
partitive laitaa laitoja
inessive laidassa laidoissa
elative laidasta laidoista
illative laitaan laitoihin
adessive laidalla laidoilla
ablative laidalta laidoilta
allative laidalle laidoille
essive laitana laitoina
translative laidaksi laidoiksi
instructive laidoin
abessive laidatta laidoitta
comitative laitoineen
Possessive forms of laita (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person laitani laitamme
2nd person laitasi laitanne
3rd person laitansa
SynonymsEdit
  • (outer limit, brim, outskirt): reuna
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Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑi̯tɑˣ/, [ˈlɑi̯t̪ɑ(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ɑitɑ
  • Syllabification: lai‧ta

VerbEdit

laita

  1. Indicative present connegative form of laittaa.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of laittaa.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of laittaa.

AnagramsEdit


HausaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English lighter.

NounEdit

laitā̀ f (plural laitōcī, possessed form laitàr̃)

  1. lighter (for cigarettes)

IngrianEdit

NounEdit

laita

  1. rim