EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish صوفته(theology student) (modern Turkish softa), from Persian سوخته‎.

NounEdit

softa (plural softas)

  1. (Islam) A religious student, especially in Turkey
    • 1896, Eliakim Littell and Robert S. Littell Living Age, volume 208, page 330.
      The softas, concerning whose exploits we have heard so much of late, are the theological students who wish to become ulemas, or, literally, learned men.
  2. (by extension) A fanatic adherent, blind follower

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FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsoftɑ/, [ˈs̠o̞ft̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -oftɑ
  • Syllabification(key): sof‧ta

Etymology 1Edit

Shortening from English software.

NounEdit

softa

  1. (computing, slang) software
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of softa (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative softa softat
genitive softan softien
partitive softaa softia
illative softaan softiin
singular plural
nominative softa softat
accusative nom. softa softat
gen. softan
genitive softan softien
softainrare
partitive softaa softia
inessive softassa softissa
elative softasta softista
illative softaan softiin
adessive softalla softilla
ablative softalta softilta
allative softalle softille
essive softana softina
translative softaksi softiksi
instructive softin
abessive softatta softitta
comitative softineen
Possessive forms of softa (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person softani softamme
2nd person softasi softanne
3rd person softansa

Etymology 2Edit

From Turkish softa (theology student).

NounEdit

softa

  1. softa
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of softa (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative softa softat
genitive softan softien
partitive softaa softia
illative softaan softiin
singular plural
nominative softa softat
accusative nom. softa softat
gen. softan
genitive softan softien
softainrare
partitive softaa softia
inessive softassa softissa
elative softasta softista
illative softaan softiin
adessive softalla softilla
ablative softalta softilta
allative softalle softille
essive softana softina
translative softaksi softiksi
instructive softin
abessive softatta softitta
comitative softineen
Possessive forms of softa (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person softani softamme
2nd person softasi softanne
3rd person softansa

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish صوفته(softa), from Persian سوخته‎.

NounEdit

softa f (plural softale)

  1. (Islam, obsolete) a student at a Muslim univeristy

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • softa in Academia Română, Micul dicționar academic, ediția a II-a, Bucharest: Univers Enciclopedic, 2010. →ISBN

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English soft +‎ -a.

VerbEdit

softa (present softar, preterite softade, supine softat, imperative softa)

  1. (slang) to kick back (relax)
    Hon softade med en bra film
    She was kicking back with a good movie
  2. (slang) to chill (calm down from an agitated state)
    Softa nu, Kent!
    Calm down, Kent!

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TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish صوفته‎, from Persian سوخته‎.

NounEdit

softa (definite accusative softayı, plural softalar)

  1. (Islam) A student of theology
  2. (by extension) A fanatic adherent, blind follower, person who is zealously enthusiastic for some cause, especially in religion
  3. (by extension) A backwards-minded person

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative softa
Definite accusative softayı
Singular Plural
Nominative softa softalar
Definite accusative softayı softaları
Dative softaya softalara
Locative softada softalarda
Ablative softadan softalardan
Genitive softanın softaların

DescendantsEdit

  • English: softa