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See also: Rota, rotá, ròta, rotà, rōta, röta, and rȫta

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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin rota (wheel).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rota (plural rotas)

  1. (Britain) A schedule that allocates some task, responsibility or (rarely) privilege between a set of people according to a (possibly periodic) calendar.
    [The manager] instituted a rota for having the players attend supporters’ club meetings throughout the season, telling them it was part of the job of being a footballer.
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Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

rota (plural rotas)

  1. (music) A kind of zither, played like a guitar, used in the Middle Ages in church music.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for rota in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

rota

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of rotar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of rotar

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

rota

  1. third-person singular past historic of roter

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

rota (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative rotaði, supine rotað)

  1. to knock out (render unconscious)
  2. to unhair
ConjugationEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

rota f (genitive singular rotu, nominative plural rotur)

  1. rotten spot
DeclensionEdit
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InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

rota (plural rotas)

  1. wheel

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɔta/, [ˈr̺ɔː.t̪ä]
  • Hyphenation: rò‧ta

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin rota, from Proto-Indo-European *Hret- (to roll).

NounEdit

rota f (plural rote)

  1. Archaic form of ruota.

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

rota

  1. third-person singular present indicative of rotare
  2. second-person singular imperative of rotare

AnagramsEdit


KikuyuEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

rota (infinitive kũrota)

  1. to dream

Derived termsEdit

(Nouns)

ReferencesEdit

  • Armstrong, Lilias E. (1940). The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu, p. 363. Rep. 1967. (Also in 2018 by Routledge).

LatinEdit

 
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rota persica (Iranian wheel)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *Hret- (to roll).

Cognate with Sanskrit रथ (rátha, chariot), Lithuanian ratas (wheel), Old High German rad (wheel) (German Rad (wheel)), Albanian rreth. Compare Latin rotundus (round, circular).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈro.ta/, [ˈrɔ.ta]
  • (file)

NounEdit

rota f (genitive rotae); first declension

  1. wheel
    • 8 CE, Ovid, Metamorphoses 2.107–108:
      aureus axis erat, temo aureus, aurea summae
      curvatura rotae, radiorum argenteus ordo
      the axle was of gold, the pole of gold, all of gold
      the rim of the wheels, with a set of silver spokes.
  2. (pars pro toto) a car, a chariot
    Si rota defuerit, tu pede carpe viam.
    If you don't have a car, you'd better make your way on foot.
  3. (figuratively) the disc of the sun
    • c. 99 BCE – 55 BCE, Lucretius, De rerum natura 5:
      Hic neque tum solis rota cerni lumine largo
      altivolans poterat []
      Nor can the sun's disc larger be by much, nor its own blaze much less []

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rota rotae
Genitive rotae rotārum
Dative rotae rotīs
Accusative rotam rotās
Ablative rotā rotīs
Vocative rota rotae

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LatvianEdit

Noun 1Edit

rota f (4th declension)

  1. ornament
  2. decoration
  3. adornment
  4. flower
  5. jewel

DeclensionEdit

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Noun 2Edit

rota f (4th declension)

  1. (military) company

DeclensionEdit


Lower SorbianEdit

NounEdit

rota pl (plural only)

  1. Nonstandard spelling of wrota.

DeclensionEdit


MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rota.

NounEdit

rota f (plural roti)

  1. wheel
  2. bicycle

NeapolitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rota.

NounEdit

rota f (plural rote)

  1. wheel

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

rota f sg

  1. definite feminine singular of rot

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

rota

  1. past tense of rote
  2. past participle of rote

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

rota f sg

  1. definite singular of rot

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

rota f (plural rotas)

  1. route (course or way travelled)
  2. (music) rota (mediaeval string instrument)
  3. (Roman Catholicism) rota (ecclesiastical court of appeal)
  4. rattan (any of several species of climbing palm of the genus Calamus)
  5. combat (a fight or battle)
  6. (military) defeat
  7. female equivalent of roto

SynonymsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rota

  1. Feminine singular of adjective roto.

VerbEdit

rota

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of rotar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of rotar
  3. feminine singular short past participle of romper

RomaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Romanian roată (wheel), ultimately from Latin rota.

NounEdit

rota f (plural roti)

  1. wheel

SicilianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rota.

NounEdit

rota

  1. wheel

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈrota/, [ˈrot̪a]

Etymology 1Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

rota

  1. Feminine singular of adjective roto.

VerbEdit

rota

  1. Feminine singular past participle of romper.

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

rota

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of rotar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of rotar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of rotar.