See also: pistä, Pista, and писта

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pista (plural pistas)

  1. (South Asia) pistachio

Catalan

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French piste.

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pista f (plural pistes)

  1. track, trail, lead
  2. clue
  3. runway
  4. route, path, track, footpath
  5. (sports) track
  6. (music) track
    pista bonusbonus track

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Cebuano

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Etymology

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From Spanish fiesta, from Late Latin festa < Latin festa, plural of festum.

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  • Hyphenation: pis‧ta

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pista

  1. feast day
  2. feast or banquet associated with such festival

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pista

  1. to celebrate such festival
  2. to prepare a feast for such festival
  3. to attend such festival or feast

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For quotations using this term, see Citations:pista.

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Estonian

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Verb

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pista

  1. Da-infinitive of pistma.

French

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pista

  1. third-person singular past historic of pister

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Italian

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Etymology

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Variant of pesta (footprint), technical senses influenced by French piste.[1]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈpi.sta/
  • Rhymes: -ista
  • Hyphenation: pì‧sta

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pista f (plural piste)

  1. track, trail, scent, clue
    il poliziotto seguiva la pista dei complici del sospettato
    the police officer was following the trail of the suspect's accomplices
  2. (sports) track, racetrack, racecourse, course, rink
    Synonyms: circuito, tracciato
    pista di Formula unoFormula One racetrack
  3. (skiing) ski run, ski slope, piste, trail
    pista da sciski slope
  4. track (sound stored on a record, cassette, etc.)
  5. (aviation) runway
  6. (slang) line (of cocaine)

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pista

  1. make way
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Descendants

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  • French: piste (see there for further descendants)

References

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  1. ^ pista in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Latin

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Participle

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pista

  1. inflection of pistus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

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pistā

  1. ablative feminine singular of pistus

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  • Rhymes: (Brazil) -istɐ, (Portugal, Rio de Janeiro) -iʃtɐ
  • Hyphenation: pis‧ta

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pista f (plural pistas)

  1. track; road; path
    1. lane (division of roadway)
      Synonym: faixa
    2. racetrack (course over which any type of race is run)
    3. Clipping of pista de pouso. (runway)
    4. Clipping of pista de dança. (dancefloor)
  2. footprints
    Synonyms: pegadas, rastro
  3. clue (information that may lead one to a certain point or conclusion)
    Synonym: indício

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For quotations using this term, see Citations:pista.

Serbo-Croatian

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  • IPA(key): /pîsta/
  • Hyphenation: pis‧ta

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pȉsta f (Cyrillic spelling пи̏ста)

  1. runway (for airplanes)

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Spanish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Italian pista. Compare English piston.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈpista/ [ˈpis.t̪a]
  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -ista
  • Syllabification: pis‧ta

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pista f (plural pistas)

  1. track, course, trail
  2. (aviation) runway
  3. (bowling) lane
  4. (sports, Spain) court (field on which tennis, basketball, handball, badminton, etc is played)
    Synonym: (Latin America) cancha
    pista de baloncestobasketball court
  5. clue, fingerprint
    Synonym: indicio

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Tagalog

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Etymology 1

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Early borrowing from Spanish fiesta. Compare Malay pesta. Doublet of piyesta, a later borrowing.

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pistá (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜒᜐ᜔ᜆ)

  1. feast day; festival; festivity
    Synonym: pagdiriwang
    Ika-16 ng Enero ang pista ng Santo Niño.The feast of the Santo Niño is at January 16.
  2. feast or banquet associated with a feast day
    Synonyms: piyesta, piging, handa
  3. (obsolete) feast kept outside of a Sunday or a patron holiday [16th–17th c.]
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Etymology 2

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pistâ (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜒᜐ᜔ᜆ)

  1. act of undervaluing or underrating, in a mean manner, the merits of someone or something; faultfinding; belittlement
    Synonyms: pintas, puna, pula, pagmamaliit
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Etymology 3

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Borrowed from Spanish pista (track; course).

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pistâ (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜒᜐ᜔ᜆ)

  1. lane
    Synonym: daan

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