See also: Vasta, vásta, and vasta-

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vasta

  1. feminine singular of vast

Esperanto edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin vastus, English vast and French vaste.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈvasta]
  • Audio:
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  • Rhymes: -asta
  • Hyphenation: vas‧ta

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vasta (accusative singular vastan, plural vastaj, accusative plural vastajn)

  1. extensive, vast, spacious
    Antonym: malvasta

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Finnish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑstɑ/, [ˈʋɑ̝s̠tɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ɑstɑ
  • Syllabification(key): vas‧ta

Etymology 1 edit

From vasta- (just, recently).

Adverb edit

vasta

  1. Expressing delay or that something takes place later; not ... until, only, but
    Antonym: jo
    Hänen piti tulla tänään, mutta hän tuleekin vasta ylihuomenna.
    He was expected today, but he does not come until the day after tomorrow.
    Ota ensin asioista selvää, ja puhu vasta sitten!
    First find out the facts and speak only thereafter!
  2. Expressing that something happened only recently; newly, freshly, just
    Synonyms: juuri, (colloquial) just, justiin, justiinsa
    Antonym: jo
    vasta leivottufreshly baked
    vasta äskenjust a while ago
  3. Expressing disappointment or frustration in a task; only
    Synonym: vain
    Antonyms: jo, jopa
    Hän oli tässä kilpailussa vasta kolmantena.
    He was only third in this race.
    Olen edennyt vasta vähän kaikista ponnisteluistani huolimatta.
    Despite all my effort I have made only a little progress until now.
    Olemme kävelleet vasta kymmenen kilometriä ja olen jo aivan uupunut.
    We have walked only ten kilometers and I am already completely exhausted.
    Ja nyt vasta hän huomaa kertoa jotain noin tärkeää...
    Now he thinks to tell me something so important...
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compounds

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Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from Old East Slavic хвостъ (xvostŭ). Related to Ingrian vasta, Karelian vašta, Ludian vast and Veps vast. Alternatively a Germanic borrowing; compare Swedish kvast.

Noun edit

vasta

  1. bath broom, a kind of whip made of birch twigs and used in the sauna to enhance the effect of heat by gently beating oneself with it.
    Synonyms: vihta, saunavasta, saunavihta
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See usage notes under vihta.

Declension edit
Inflection of vasta (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative vasta vastat
genitive vastan vastojen
partitive vastaa vastoja
illative vastaan vastoihin
singular plural
nominative vasta vastat
accusative nom. vasta vastat
gen. vastan
genitive vastan vastojen
vastainrare
partitive vastaa vastoja
inessive vastassa vastoissa
elative vastasta vastoista
illative vastaan vastoihin
adessive vastalla vastoilla
ablative vastalta vastoilta
allative vastalle vastoille
essive vastana vastoina
translative vastaksi vastoiksi
abessive vastatta vastoitta
instructive vastoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of vasta (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative vastani vastani
accusative nom. vastani vastani
gen. vastani
genitive vastani vastojeni
vastainirare
partitive vastaani vastojani
inessive vastassani vastoissani
elative vastastani vastoistani
illative vastaani vastoihini
adessive vastallani vastoillani
ablative vastaltani vastoiltani
allative vastalleni vastoilleni
essive vastanani vastoinani
translative vastakseni vastoikseni
abessive vastattani vastoittani
instructive
comitative vastoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative vastasi vastasi
accusative nom. vastasi vastasi
gen. vastasi
genitive vastasi vastojesi
vastaisirare
partitive vastaasi vastojasi
inessive vastassasi vastoissasi
elative vastastasi vastoistasi
illative vastaasi vastoihisi
adessive vastallasi vastoillasi
ablative vastaltasi vastoiltasi
allative vastallesi vastoillesi
essive vastanasi vastoinasi
translative vastaksesi vastoiksesi
abessive vastattasi vastoittasi
instructive
comitative vastoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative vastamme vastamme
accusative nom. vastamme vastamme
gen. vastamme
genitive vastamme vastojemme
vastaimmerare
partitive vastaamme vastojamme
inessive vastassamme vastoissamme
elative vastastamme vastoistamme
illative vastaamme vastoihimme
adessive vastallamme vastoillamme
ablative vastaltamme vastoiltamme
allative vastallemme vastoillemme
essive vastanamme vastoinamme
translative vastaksemme vastoiksemme
abessive vastattamme vastoittamme
instructive
comitative vastoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative vastanne vastanne
accusative nom. vastanne vastanne
gen. vastanne
genitive vastanne vastojenne
vastainnerare
partitive vastaanne vastojanne
inessive vastassanne vastoissanne
elative vastastanne vastoistanne
illative vastaanne vastoihinne
adessive vastallanne vastoillanne
ablative vastaltanne vastoiltanne
allative vastallenne vastoillenne
essive vastananne vastoinanne
translative vastaksenne vastoiksenne
abessive vastattanne vastoittanne
instructive
comitative vastoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative vastansa vastansa
accusative nom. vastansa vastansa
gen. vastansa
genitive vastansa vastojensa
vastainsarare
partitive vastaansa vastojaan
vastojansa
inessive vastassaan
vastassansa
vastoissaan
vastoissansa
elative vastastaan
vastastansa
vastoistaan
vastoistansa
illative vastaansa vastoihinsa
adessive vastallaan
vastallansa
vastoillaan
vastoillansa
ablative vastaltaan
vastaltansa
vastoiltaan
vastoiltansa
allative vastalleen
vastallensa
vastoilleen
vastoillensa
essive vastanaan
vastanansa
vastoinaan
vastoinansa
translative vastakseen
vastaksensa
vastoikseen
vastoiksensa
abessive vastattaan
vastattansa
vastoittaan
vastoittansa
instructive
comitative vastoineen
vastoinensa
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Esperanto vastaEnglish vastFrench vasteItalian vastoSpanish vasto.

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Adjective edit

vasta

  1. vast, extensive
    Synonyms: granda, larja, spacoza
    Antonyms: mikra, streta

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Ingrian edit

 
Kolt vastaa.

Etymology edit

From Old East Slavic хвостъ (xvostŭ, tail), from Proto-Slavic *xvostъ. Cognates include Finnish vasta and Veps vast.

Alternatively, borrowed from a Germanic language, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *kwastuz (tassel). Compare Swedish kvast.

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Noun edit

vasta

  1. bath broom (whip made of birch twigs and used in saunas to enhance the effect of heat)

Declension edit

Declension of vasta (type 3/kana, st-ss gradation)
singular plural
nominative vasta vassat
genitive vassan vastoin
partitive vastaa vastoja
illative vastaa vastoi
inessive vassaas vassois
elative vassast vassoist
allative vassalle vassoille
adessive vassaal vassoil
ablative vassalt vassoilt
translative vassaks vassoiks
essive vastanna, vastaan vastoinna, vastoin
exessive1) vastant vastoint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
**) the comitative is formed by adding the suffix -ka? or -kä? to the genitive.

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References edit

  • V. I. Junus (1936) Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka[3], Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 20
  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 645

Italian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈva.sta/
  • Rhymes: -asta
  • Hyphenation: và‧sta

Adjective edit

vasta

  1. feminine singular of vasto

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vāsta

  1. inflection of vāstus:
    1. feminine nominative/vocative singular
    2. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative plural

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vāstā

  1. feminine ablative singular of vāstus

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Etymology 1 edit

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vasta

  1. feminine singular of vasto

Etymology 2 edit

Verb edit

vasta

  1. inflection of vastar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Spanish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbasta/ [ˈbas.t̪a]
  • Rhymes: -asta
  • Syllabification: vas‧ta

Adjective edit

vasta

  1. feminine singular of vasto