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Green and red salsa (spicy tomato sauce).
 
Salsa dancers dancing salsa.

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish salsa (sauce), from Latin salsus (salted), whence also the doublet sauce (via Old French).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

salsa (countable and uncountable, plural salsas)

  1. (countable) A spicy tomato sauce, often including onions and hot peppers.
    • 1994 July 21, Faye Fiore, “Congress relishes another franking privilege: Meat lobby puts on the dog with exclusive luncheon for lawmakers – experts on pork”, in Los Angeles Times[1]:
      Congressmen gleefully wolfed down every imaginable version of the hot dog – smoked kielbasas, jumbo grillers, Big & Juicy's, kosher dogs and spiced dogs – topped with every imaginable condiment – hot mustard, sweet mustard, jalapenos, spaghetti sauce, regular relish, corn relish, maple syrup salsa and the secret sauce of Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.). ("If I told you the recipe," an aide explained, "I'd have to shoot you.")
  2. (uncountable, music) A style of urban music originally from New York heavily influenced by Cuban dance music, jazz and rock.
  3. (countable, dance) Any of several dances performed to salsa music.

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TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

2001. The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: North America. Garland Publishing. Ellen Koskoff (Ed.). Pg. 336.

VerbEdit

salsa (third-person singular simple present salsas, present participle salsaing, simple past and past participle salsaed)

  1. (intransitive) To dance the salsa.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Provençal, from Vulgar Latin *salsa, noun use of the feminine of Latin salsus (salted), from saliō, from sal.

NounEdit

salsa f (plural salses)

  1. sauce
  2. salsa (music)
  3. salsa (dance)

CzechEdit

NounEdit

salsa f

  1. salsa (dance)

Further readingEdit

  • salsa in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957

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(index sa)

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: sal‧sa

NounEdit

salsa

  1. salsa (sauce)
  2. (music) salsa
  3. (dance) salsa

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of salsa (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative salsa salsat
genitive salsan salsojen
partitive salsaa salsoja
illative salsaan salsoihin
singular plural
nominative salsa salsat
accusative nom. salsa salsat
gen. salsan
genitive salsan salsojen
salsainrare
partitive salsaa salsoja
inessive salsassa salsoissa
elative salsasta salsoista
illative salsaan salsoihin
adessive salsalla salsoilla
ablative salsalta salsoilta
allative salsalle salsoille
essive salsana salsoina
translative salsaksi salsoiksi
instructive salsoin
abessive salsatta salsoitta
comitative salsoineen

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *salsa, noun use of the feminine of Latin salsus (salted), from saliō, from sal.

NounEdit

salsa f (plural salse)

  1. sauce

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

salsa

  1. nominative feminine singular of salsus
  2. nominative neuter plural of salsus
  3. accusative neuter plural of salsus
  4. vocative feminine singular of salsus
  5. vocative neuter plural of salsus

salsā

  1. ablative feminine singular of salsus

ReferencesEdit

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “salsa”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre

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salsa

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin salsa herba (salted herb).

NounEdit

salsa f (plural salsas)

  1. parsley (Petroselinum crispum, a herb)
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Spanish salsa.

NounEdit

salsa f (uncountable)

  1. (music, dance genre) salsa (a music and dance genre influenced by Cuban music, jazz and rock)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *salsa, noun use of the feminine of Latin salsus (salted), from saliō, from sal.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

salsa f (plural salsas)

  1. sauce (liquid condiment)
  2. salsa (spicy tomato sauce)
  3. salsa (style of music)
  4. salsa (dance performed to salsa music)

Derived termsEdit

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Further readingEdit