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See also: Prata, práta, prāta, and prātā

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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Tamil பரோட்டா (parōṭṭā), related to Hindi पराठा (parāṭhā). Doublet of parotta and paratha.

NounEdit

prata (uncountable)

  1. (chiefly Singapore) Synonym of roti prata (a type fried flatbread that is cooked over a flat grill)
    • 2018 September 5, Fong, Florence, “Egg Prata With Fish Curry Potato Chips Taste Test: Nice Or Not?”, in Today[1], Singapore, archived from the original on 9 April 2018:
      The fact that these guys were cocky enough to not merely name this snack a perfectly acceptable prata and curry, but egg prata with fish curry, made us quite certain [].
    • 2019 April 5, Alkhatib, Shaffiq, “Man jailed over attack on prata cook”, in The Straits Times[2], Singapore:
      A trio upset with a cook who had denied them free prata slashed him with a knife and left him with a deep wound.

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GalicianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese prata, from Vulgar Latin *platta, *plattus, from Ancient Greek πλατύς (platús).

NounEdit

prata f (uncountable)

  1. silver

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

prāta

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of prātum

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LatvianEdit

VerbEdit

prata

  1. 3rd person singular past indicative form of prast
  2. 3rd person plural past indicative form of prast

Norwegian BokmålEdit

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VerbEdit

prata

  1. inflection of prate:
    1. simple past
    2. past participle

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *platta, *plattus, from Ancient Greek πλατύς (platús).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

prata f

  1. silver

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese prata, from Vulgar Latin *platta, *plattus, from Ancient Greek πλατύς (platús), because silver was often made into sheets. Possibly a semi-learned term, as it did not undergo the usual sound shifts; compare Spanish plata. See also the related prato and chato.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈpɾa.tɐ]
  • Hyphenation: pra‧ta

NounEdit

prata f (uncountable)

  1. silver (element)
  2. silver (coins)
  3. silver (cutlery)
  4. silver (items made from silver)

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NounEdit

prata f (plural pratas)

  1. (Brazil, informal) one hundred cents of current currency unit: an entire real, a Brazilian buck

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SardinianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Spanish plata

NounEdit

prata

  1. silver

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German praten, compare English prate and prattle, Faroese práta.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈprɑːˌta/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

prata (present pratar, preterite pratade, supine pratat, imperative prata)

  1. to talk, to speak (informally)
    Har du pratat med din bror om den där bilen han skulle sälja?
    Have you spoken to your brother about that car he intended to sell?

Usage notesEdit

Språka is quite rare and is used about close or intimate talk. Prata is the most common, and is mainly used of informal talking. Tala is a more formal word in its own right, and mainly used about formal speeches, lecturing etc., but also in some expressions. In imperative it is also an encouragement to speak up.

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