See also: pošta, pósta, pòsta, pösta, and poștă

Catalan edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Noun edit

posta f (plural postes)

  1. post (an assigned station)
  2. setting
    posta de solsunset
  3. laying (the act of laying an egg)
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Participle edit

posta f sg

  1. feminine singular of post

Further reading edit

Esperanto edit

Adjective edit

posta (accusative singular postan, plural postaj, accusative plural postajn)

  1. later, posterior

French edit

Verb edit

posta

  1. third-person singular past historic of poster

Anagrams edit

Galician edit

 
Unha posta de bacallao [a serving of codfish]

Etymology edit

From Old Galician-Portuguese posta (slice, piece) (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin positus.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

posta f (plural postas)

  1. serving, slice, cut
    Synonym: toro
  2. fishery
  3. setting
  4. laying (the act of laying an egg)

Related terms edit

References edit

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

Hungarian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin positus.[1]

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈpoʃtɒ]
  • Hyphenation: pos‧ta
  • Rhymes: -tɒ

Noun edit

posta (plural posták)

  1. mail, post
  2. post office

Declension edit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative posta posták
accusative postát postákat
dative postának postáknak
instrumental postával postákkal
causal-final postáért postákért
translative postává postákká
terminative postáig postákig
essive-formal postaként postákként
essive-modal
inessive postában postákban
superessive postán postákon
adessive postánál postáknál
illative postába postákba
sublative postára postákra
allative postához postákhoz
elative postából postákból
delative postáról postákról
ablative postától postáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
postáé postáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
postáéi postákéi
Possessive forms of posta
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. postám postáim
2nd person sing. postád postáid
3rd person sing. postája postái
1st person plural postánk postáink
2nd person plural postátok postáitok
3rd person plural postájuk postáik

Derived terms edit

Compound words

References edit

  1. ^ posta in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (‘Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

Further reading edit

  • posta in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Interlingua edit

Noun edit

posta

  1. mail (that arrives in the mailbox)

Irish edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

posta m (genitive singular posta, nominative plural postaí)

  1. Cois Fharraige form of post
  2. vocative plural of post

Declension edit

Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
posta phosta bposta
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian edit

Etymology 1 edit

Semi-learned borrowing from Latin posita, feminine singular of positus, past participle of pōnō (to put). Originally, "post for horses or for mooring ships", then "stopping place for coaches on a journey, way station".[1] Doublet of posta (feminine past participle of porre).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔ.sta/[2]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔsta
  • Hyphenation: pò‧sta

Noun edit

posta f (plural poste)

  1. mail, post
  2. post office
    Synonym: ufficio postale
  3. (games) stakes
Derived terms edit
Descendants edit

Etymology 2 edit

From the feminine singular of posto, past participle of porre (to put, to lay).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔ.sta/, (traditional) /ˈpo.sta/[2]
  • Rhymes: -ɔsta, (traditional) -osta
  • Hyphenation: pò‧sta, (traditional) pó‧sta

Noun edit

posta f (plural poste)

  1. (archaic or colloquial, Tuscan) act of laying or putting, especially of eggs
  2. (archaic) act of giving a name, christening
  3. (archaic) footprint, track

Etymology 3 edit

Pronunciation edit

Participle edit

posta

  1. feminine singular of posto

Etymology 4 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

posta

  1. inflection of postare (to post (an email, etc.; Internet)):
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Etymology 5 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

posta

  1. inflection of postare (to post (sentries, etc.; military)):
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

References edit

  1. ^ posta in sapere.it – De Agostini Editore
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 posta in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
  3. ^ post in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Anagrams edit

Polish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔs.ta/
  • Rhymes: -ɔsta
  • Syllabification: pos‧ta

Noun edit

posta m animal

  1. genitive/accusative singular of post

Portuguese edit

Pronunciation edit

 

Etymology 1 edit

Participle edit

posta f sg

  1. feminine singular of posto

Etymology 2 edit

Nominalization of the feminine past participle.

Noun edit

posta f (plural postas)

  1. slice or chop of fish or other meat
  2. profitable job
Derived terms edit

Etymology 3 edit

Borrowed from Italian posta.

Noun edit

posta f (plural postas)

  1. mail, postal service
  2. (dated) station of horses on the road that served as an inn or restaurant for travalers

Etymology 4 edit

Variation of bosta.

Noun edit

posta f (plural postas)

  1. (dialectal) Alternative form of bosta (shit)

Etymology 5 edit

Verb edit

posta

  1. inflection of postar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French poster.

Verb edit

a posta (third-person singular present postează, past participle postat) 1st conj.

  1. to post
  2. to settle

Conjugation edit

Scottish Gaelic edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

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

Noun edit

posta m (genitive singular posta, plural postachan or postaichean)

  1. postman, mailman, letter carrier

Mutation edit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
posta phosta
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References edit

  • Edward Dwelly (1911), “posta”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN

Sidamo edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Amharic ፖስታ (posta), borrowed from Italian posta.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfosta/
  • Hyphenation: pos‧ta

Noun edit

posta m 

  1. post

References edit

  • Gizaw Shimelis, editor (2007), “posta”, in Sidaama-Amharic-English dictionary, Addis Ababa: Sidama Information and Culture department

Spanish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈposta/ [ˈpos.t̪a]
  • Rhymes: -osta
  • Syllabification: pos‧ta

Interjection edit

posta

  1. really, truth

Noun edit

posta f (plural postas)

  1. slug (a bullet)
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Derived terms edit

Noun edit

posta m or f by sense (plural postas)

  1. courier

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

Swahili edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from English post.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

posta (n class, plural posta)

  1. post office

Swedish edit

Etymology edit

post +‎ -a

Verb edit

posta (present postar, preterite postade, supine postat, imperative posta)

  1. to post, to mail, to send a mail; to put a letter in the letterbox

Conjugation edit

Related terms edit

Anagrams edit

Tok Pisin edit

Etymology edit

From English poster.

Noun edit

posta

  1. poster

Turkish edit

Etymology edit

From Ottoman Turkishپوسته(posta, mail), Italian posta (mail).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

posta (definite accusative postayı, plural postalar)

  1. mail, post

Declension edit

Inflection
Nominative posta
Definite accusative postayı
Singular Plural
Nominative posta postalar
Definite accusative postayı postaları
Dative postaya postalara
Locative postada postalarda
Ablative postadan postalardan
Genitive postanın postaların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular postam postalarım
2nd singular postan postaların
3rd singular postası postaları
1st plural postamız postalarımız
2nd plural postanız postalarınız
3rd plural postaları postaları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular postamı postalarımı
2nd singular postanı postalarını
3rd singular postasını postalarını
1st plural postamızı postalarımızı
2nd plural postanızı postalarınızı
3rd plural postalarını postalarını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular postama postalarıma
2nd singular postana postalarına
3rd singular postasına postalarına
1st plural postamıza postalarımıza
2nd plural postanıza postalarınıza
3rd plural postalarına postalarına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular postamda postalarımda
2nd singular postanda postalarında
3rd singular postasında postalarında
1st plural postamızda postalarımızda
2nd plural postanızda postalarınızda
3rd plural postalarında postalarında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular postamdan postalarımdan
2nd singular postandan postalarından
3rd singular postasından postalarından
1st plural postamızdan postalarımızdan
2nd plural postanızdan postalarınızdan
3rd plural postalarından postalarından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular postamın postalarımın
2nd singular postanın postalarının
3rd singular postasının postalarının
1st plural postamızın postalarımızın
2nd plural postanızın postalarınızın
3rd plural postalarının postalarının

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit