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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish siesta.

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NounEdit

siesta (plural siestas)

  1. A nap, especially an afternoon one taken after lunch in some cultures.
    • 1946, Mervyn Peake, Titus Groan
      One humid afternoon a visitor did arrive to disturb Rottcodd as he lay deeply hammocked, for his siesta was broken sharply by a rattling of the door handle []

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siesta (third-person singular simple present siestas, present participle siestaing, simple past and past participle siestaed)

  1. (intransitive) to take a siesta; to nap.

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish siesta.

NounEdit

siesta

  1. siesta

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of siesta (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative siesta siestat
genitive siestan siestojen
partitive siestaa siestoja
illative siestaan siestoihin
singular plural
nominative siesta siestat
accusative nom. siesta siestat
gen. siestan
genitive siestan siestojen
siestainrare
partitive siestaa siestoja
inessive siestassa siestoissa
elative siestasta siestoista
illative siestaan siestoihin
adessive siestalla siestoilla
ablative siestalta siestoilta
allative siestalle siestoille
essive siestana siestoina
translative siestaksi siestoiksi
instructive siestoin
abessive siestatta siestoitta
comitative siestoineen

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish siesta.

NounEdit

siesta f (invariable)

  1. siesta, nap

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RomanschEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish siesta.

NounEdit

siesta f (plural siestas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) nap

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sexta (hora) (sixth hour, noon), feminine of sextus (sixth). Cognate with Portuguese sesta.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsjesta/, [ˈsjest̪a]

NounEdit

siesta f (plural siestas)

  1. siesta

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