See also: SAA, Saa, saA, sáa, sâa, sa'a, sää, , and sàʻã

EseEdit

NounEdit

saa

  1. tide

EstonianEdit

VerbEdit

saa

  1. second-person singular present imperative of saama

FinnishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɑː/, [ˈs̠ɑː]
  • Rhymes: -ɑː
  • Syllabification: saa

VerbEdit

saa

  1. Third-person singular indicative present form of saada.

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɑːˣ/, [ˈs̠ɑː(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ɑː
  • Syllabification: saa

VerbEdit

saa

  1. Indicative present connegative form of saada.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of saada.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of saada.

LombardEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sāl, salem.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

saa f

  1. (chemistry, seasonings) salt

ManxEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compound of s' (particle used to introduce the superlative form of adjectives) +‎ aa

AdjectiveEdit

saa

  1. superlative degree of aeg (young, adolescent, immature)
    T'eh tree bleeaney ny saa na mishHe is my junior by three years.
    Y mac saa.The youngest son.

Rwanda-RundiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Swahili saa. Doublet of isaha.

NounEdit

saá 9

  1. o'clock

SwahiliEdit

 
saa

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سَاعَة(sāʿa).

NounEdit

saa (n class, plural saa)

  1. hour
  2. clock
  3. o'clock (followed by the number in question)

Usage notesEdit

When used to mean an hour, the plural is masaa, in the ma class, to disambiguate from telling time. Times of the day are six hours off from the Western system; the Swahili day starts at 7 am (which becomes 1 o'clock) and the night starts at 7 pm (which becomes 1 o'clock at night).

DescendantsEdit

  • Iraqw: saa'a
  • Kikuyu: thaa
  • Luo: sa
  • Lingala:
  • Luganda: essaawa
  • Pökoot: saa
  • Rwanda-Rundi: isaha, saa

TetumEdit

NounEdit

saa

  1. serpent
  2. family

WolofEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سَاعَة(sāʿa).

NounEdit

saa (definite form saa si)

  1. moment, instant

Yosondúa MixtecEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Alcozauca Mixtec sàà, Chayuco Mixtec zaa, San Juan Colorado Mixtec sáa, San Miguel el Grande Mixtec saā.

NounEdit

saa

  1. bird

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Beaty de Farris, Kathryn; et al. (2012) Diccionario básico del mixteco de Yosondúa, Oaxaca (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 46)‎[1] (in Spanish), third edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 69