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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *sagia, from Latin sagum, from Gaulish *sagos, or from Ancient Greek σάγος (ságos).

NounEdit

saya f (plural sayes)

  1. skirt

SynonymsEdit


CebuanoEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Spanish saya, from Vulgar Latin *sagia, from Latin sagum, from Gaulish *sagos, or from Ancient Greek σάγος (ságos).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: sa‧ya

NounEdit

saya

  1. a skirt; an article of clothing, usually worn by women and girls, that hangs from the waist and covers the lower part of the body
  2. the part of a dress or robe, etc., that hangs below the waist
  3. the drapery used in processional carriages
  4. (often humorous) a kilt

VerbEdit

saya

  1. to put on a skirt

Etymology 2Edit

Compare sadya.

AdjectiveEdit

saya

  1. merry

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:saya.


IndonesianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay saya, from Sanskrit सहाय (sahāya).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

saya

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

Usage notesEdit

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

saya

  1. Rōmaji transcription of さや

KaraoEdit

NounEdit

saya

  1. tear; teardrop

MalayEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit सहाय (sahāya, follower).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

saya (Jawi spelling ساي‎)

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)
    Nama saya ...
    My name is ...

See alsoEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *sagia, from Latin sagum, from Gaulish *sagos, or from Ancient Greek σάγος (ságos). Compare Portuguese saia, French saie.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsaɟ͡ʝa/, [ˈsaʝa]

NounEdit

saya f (plural sayas)

  1. (archaic) a woman’s skirt

DescendantsEdit

  • Cebuano: saya
  • Tagalog: saya

See alsoEdit


TagalogEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

saya

  1. joy, happiness
  2. fun

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Spanish saya, from Vulgar Latin *sagia, from Latin sagum, from earlier sagus, from Ancient Greek σάγος (ságos), probably of Gaulish origin.

NounEdit

saya

  1. skirt

SynonymsEdit