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EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan vespa, from Latin vespa, from Proto-Indo-European *wobʰseh₂ (wasp), from *webʰ- (to weave).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vespa f (plural vespes)

  1. wasp

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FinnishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Generalized from the Italian motor scooter brand name Vespa.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋespɑ/, [ˈʋe̞s̠pɑ]

NounEdit

vespa

  1. (informal) scooter (motorcycle or moped equipped with a platform for the operator's feet)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of vespa (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative vespa vespat
genitive vespan vespojen
partitive vespaa vespoja
illative vespaan vespoihin
singular plural
nominative vespa vespat
accusative nom. vespa vespat
gen. vespan
genitive vespan vespojen
vespainrare
partitive vespaa vespoja
inessive vespassa vespoissa
elative vespasta vespoista
illative vespaan vespoihin
adessive vespalla vespoilla
ablative vespalta vespoilta
allative vespalle vespoille
essive vespana vespoina
translative vespaksi vespoiksi
instructive vespoin
abessive vespatta vespoitta
comitative vespoineen

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GalicianEdit

NounEdit

vespa f (plural vespas)

  1. Alternative form of avespa

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vespa f (genitive singular vespu, nominative plural vespur)

  1. hornet

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InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

vespa (plural vespas)

  1. wasp

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ItalianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin vespa, from Proto-Indo-European *wobʰseh₂ (wasp), from *webʰ- (to weave).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛspa/
  • Hyphenation: vè‧spa

NounEdit

vespa f (plural vespe)

  1. wasp
  2. motor scooter (originally capitalised)

Derived termsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *wobʰseh₂ (wasp), from *webʰ- (weave) (referring to the insect's woven nests). Cognate with Old Breton guohi, English wasp (derivations including Italian Vespa, scooter), Lithuanian vapsvà, Russian оса (osá). The word is also related to English web and weave.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vespa f (genitive vespae); first declension

  1. wasp

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative vespa vespae
Genitive vespae vespārum
Dative vespae vespīs
Accusative vespam vespās
Ablative vespā vespīs
Vocative vespa vespae

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PiedmonteseEdit

NounEdit

vespa f (plural vespe)

  1. wasp

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PortugueseEdit

 
vespa (Polistes dominulus)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese vespa, from Latin vespa, from Proto-Indo-European *wobʰseh₂ (wasp), from *webʰ- (to weave).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vespa f (plural vespas)

  1. wasp

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian vespa.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʋêspa/
  • Hyphenation: ves‧pa

NounEdit

vȅspa f (Cyrillic spelling ве̏спа)

  1. (informal) motor scooter

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • vespa” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SicilianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vespa.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛspa/, [ˈvɛʃpa]
  • Hyphenation: vès‧pa

NounEdit

vespa f (plural vespi)

  1. wasp

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian vespa. Doublet of avispa.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbespa/
  • Hyphenation: ves‧pa

NounEdit

vespa f (plural vespas)

  1. Vespa (brand name)
  2. scooter (powered bicycle or tricycle)

Further readingEdit