See also: Nitta

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Fula nete, and its source, Mandingo nɛtɛ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nitta (plural nittas)

  1. A tropical tree of the genus Parkia, having edible pods and seeds, especially Parkia filicoidea or Parkia biglobosa.
    • 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin 2006, p. 65:
      These are the hard times, the long lingering days before the rains. Udders dry, grain reserves shot – even the insipid nitta pods in short supply.

AnagramsEdit


VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Related to Finnish niittää.

VerbEdit

nitta

  1. to mow, to cut

InflectionEdit

Inflection
1st infinitive nitta
present indic. nitäb
past indic. niti
present
indicative
past
indicative
imperative
1st singular nitän nitin
2nd singular nitäd nitid nitä
3rd singular nitäb niti ?
1st plural nitäm nitim nitkam
2nd plural nität nitit nitkat
3rd plural nittas
nitäba
nitiba ?
sing. conneg.1 nitä nitänd nitä
plur. conneg. nitkoi nitnugoi nitkoi
present
conditional
past
conditional
potential
1st singular nitižin nitnuižin nitnen
2nd singular nitižid nitnuižid nitned
3rd singular nitiži nitnuiži nitneb
1st plural nitižim nitnuižim nitnem
2nd plural nitižit nitnuižit nitnet
3rd plural nitižiba nitnuižiba nitneba
connegative nitiži nitnuiži nitne
non-finite forms
1st infinitive nitta
2nd infinitive 3rd infinitive
inessive nittes inessive nitmas
instructive nitten illative nitmaha
participles elative nitmaspäi
present active nitäi adessive nitmal
past active nitnu abessive nitmat
past passive nittud

ReferencesEdit

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007) , “косить, скосить”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika