See also: Maleta and Małeta

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maleta f (plural maletes)

  1. suitcase

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


Central TarahumaraEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish maleta (suitcase).

NounEdit

maleta

  1. rifle case

ReferencesEdit

  • 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; Shoemaker, Wes (2016) Diccionario tarahumara actualizado[2] (in Spanish), draft edition, SIL International, page 28

ChavacanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish maleta (suitcase).

NounEdit

maleta

  1. suitcase

EstonianEdit

NounEdit

maleta

  1. abessive singular of male

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maleta f (plural maletas)

  1. suitcase
    • 1370, R. Lorenzo (ed.), 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. (figuratively) hunchback
  3. (figuratively) jobless and lazy person; vagrant
    Synonym: palanquín

ReferencesEdit

  • 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.

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish maleta and Portuguese maleta.

NounEdit

maleta

  1. suitcase
  2. trunk

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

 

  • Hyphenation: ma‧le‧ta

NounEdit

maleta f (plural maletas)

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

SynonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /maˈleta/, [maˈle.t̪a]
  • (file)

NounEdit

maleta f (plural maletas)

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

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Central Tarahumara: maleta
  • Chavacano: maleta
  • Tagalog: maleta

Further readingEdit


TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish maleta (suitcase).

NounEdit

maleta

  1. suitcase; valise

YakanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish maleta (suitcase).

NounEdit

maleta

  1. suitcase