See also: Maleta and Małeta

Bikol Central edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish maleta.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: ma‧le‧ta
  • IPA(key): /maˈleta/, [maˈl̪e.ta]

Noun edit

maléta

  1. suitcase, briefcase
  2. valise, trunk
    Synonyms: baul, kaban

Catalan edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Old French malete, diminutive of male (leather bag). Cognate with contemporary French mallette (briefcase).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

maleta f (plural maletes)

  1. suitcase

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

Central Tarahumara edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish maleta (suitcase).

Noun edit

maleta

  1. rifle case

References edit

  • Hilton, K. Simón (1993) Diccionario tarahumara de Samachique, Chihuahua, México (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 101)‎[1] (in Spanish), special corrected and updated edition, Tucson: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, page 42
  • Hilton, K. Simón with Shoemaker, Wes (2016) Diccionario tarahumara actualizado[2] (in Spanish), draft edition, SIL International, page 28

Chavacano edit

Etymology edit

From Spanish maleta (suitcase).

Noun edit

maleta

  1. suitcase

Estonian edit

Noun edit

maleta

  1. abessive singular of male

Galician edit

Etymology edit

Attested since 1370. Ultimately from Old French malete, displacing maeta (13th century), from male (leather bag, leather or wooden travel-case), from Frankish *malha (leather bag), from Proto-Germanic *malhō (leather bag). Compare English mail.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

maleta f (plural maletas)

  1. suitcase
    • 1370, R. Lorenzo, editor, Crónica troiana. Introducción e texto, A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 417:
      Et poso en suas maletas seu auer, et vesteusse moy rricament
      And she put her belongings in her suitcases, and dressed herself richly
  2. (figurative) hunchback
  3. (figurative) jobless and lazy person; vagrant
    Synonym: palanquín

References edit

  • maleta” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • maleta” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • maleta” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • maleta” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • maleta” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Papiamentu edit

 

Etymology edit

From Spanish maleta and Portuguese maleta.

Noun edit

maleta

  1. suitcase
  2. trunk

Portuguese edit

Pronunciation edit

 

  • Hyphenation: ma‧le‧ta

Noun edit

maleta f (plural maletas)

  1. suitcase
  2. bag
  3. briefcase (case used for carrying documents)

Synonyms edit

Spanish edit

Etymology edit

From mala (suitcase, originally referred to a larger item like a chest or trunk) +‎ -eta (diminutive suffix).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /maˈleta/ [maˈle.t̪a]
  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -eta
  • Syllabification: ma‧le‧ta

Noun edit

maleta f (plural maletas)

  1. suitcase (large piece of luggage)
    Synonyms: valija, petaca
  2. (Chile, Venezuela) trunk, boot (of a car)
    Synonyms: maletero, cajuela

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Central Tarahumara: maleta
  • > Chavacano: maleta (inherited)
  • Tagalog: maleta

Further reading edit

Tagalog edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish maleta (suitcase).

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: ma‧le‧ta
  • IPA(key): /maˈleta/, [mɐˈlɛ.tɐ]

Noun edit

maleta (Baybayin spelling ᜋᜎᜒᜆ)

  1. suitcase; valise

Yakan edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish maleta (suitcase).

Noun edit

maleta

  1. suitcase