See also: Vita, vită, viță, vítá, Víťa, and vitæ

English edit

Etymology edit

From Latin vīta (life). Doublet of quick and jiva.

Noun edit

vita (plural vitae or vitas or (archaic) vitæ)

  1. A hagiography; a biography of a saint.
  2. A curriculum vitae.

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Czech edit

Pronunciation edit

Participle edit

vita

  1. inflection of vít:
    1. feminine singular passive participle
    2. neuter plural passive participle

Faroese edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse vita, from Proto-Germanic *witaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (see).

Verb edit

vita (third person singular past indicative visti, third person plural past indicative vistu, supine vitað)

  1. To know.
Conjugation edit
Conjugation of vita (irregular)
infinitive vita
supine vitað
participle
present past
first singular veit visti
second singular veitst visti
third singular veit visti
plural vita vistu
imperative
singular
plural
Related terms edit

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Etymology 2 edit

Inflected form of viti

Noun edit

vita m

  1. indefinite accusative singular of viti
  2. indefinite dative singular of viti
  3. indefinite genitive singular of viti
  4. indefinite genitive plural of viti

Finnish edit

Etymology edit

Means "water slime" in dialects. Origin unknown.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋitɑ/, [ˈʋit̪ɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -itɑ
  • Syllabification(key): vi‧ta

Noun edit

vita

  1. pondweed (an aquatic plant of the genus Potamogeton)

Declension edit

Inflection of vita (Kotus type 9*F/kala, t-d gradation)
nominative vita vidat
genitive vidan vitojen
partitive vitaa vitoja
illative vitaan vitoihin
singular plural
nominative vita vidat
accusative nom. vita vidat
gen. vidan
genitive vidan vitojen
vitainrare
partitive vitaa vitoja
inessive vidassa vidoissa
elative vidasta vidoista
illative vitaan vitoihin
adessive vidalla vidoilla
ablative vidalta vidoilta
allative vidalle vidoille
essive vitana vitoina
translative vidaksi vidoiksi
abessive vidatta vidoitta
instructive vidoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of vita (Kotus type 9*F/kala, t-d gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative vitani vitani
accusative nom. vitani vitani
gen. vitani
genitive vitani vitojeni
vitainirare
partitive vitaani vitojani
inessive vidassani vidoissani
elative vidastani vidoistani
illative vitaani vitoihini
adessive vidallani vidoillani
ablative vidaltani vidoiltani
allative vidalleni vidoilleni
essive vitanani vitoinani
translative vidakseni vidoikseni
abessive vidattani vidoittani
instructive
comitative vitoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative vitasi vitasi
accusative nom. vitasi vitasi
gen. vitasi
genitive vitasi vitojesi
vitaisirare
partitive vitaasi vitojasi
inessive vidassasi vidoissasi
elative vidastasi vidoistasi
illative vitaasi vitoihisi
adessive vidallasi vidoillasi
ablative vidaltasi vidoiltasi
allative vidallesi vidoillesi
essive vitanasi vitoinasi
translative vidaksesi vidoiksesi
abessive vidattasi vidoittasi
instructive
comitative vitoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative vitamme vitamme
accusative nom. vitamme vitamme
gen. vitamme
genitive vitamme vitojemme
vitaimmerare
partitive vitaamme vitojamme
inessive vidassamme vidoissamme
elative vidastamme vidoistamme
illative vitaamme vitoihimme
adessive vidallamme vidoillamme
ablative vidaltamme vidoiltamme
allative vidallemme vidoillemme
essive vitanamme vitoinamme
translative vidaksemme vidoiksemme
abessive vidattamme vidoittamme
instructive
comitative vitoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative vitanne vitanne
accusative nom. vitanne vitanne
gen. vitanne
genitive vitanne vitojenne
vitainnerare
partitive vitaanne vitojanne
inessive vidassanne vidoissanne
elative vidastanne vidoistanne
illative vitaanne vitoihinne
adessive vidallanne vidoillanne
ablative vidaltanne vidoiltanne
allative vidallenne vidoillenne
essive vitananne vitoinanne
translative vidaksenne vidoiksenne
abessive vidattanne vidoittanne
instructive
comitative vitoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative vitansa vitansa
accusative nom. vitansa vitansa
gen. vitansa
genitive vitansa vitojensa
vitainsarare
partitive vitaansa vitojaan
vitojansa
inessive vidassaan
vidassansa
vidoissaan
vidoissansa
elative vidastaan
vidastansa
vidoistaan
vidoistansa
illative vitaansa vitoihinsa
adessive vidallaan
vidallansa
vidoillaan
vidoillansa
ablative vidaltaan
vidaltansa
vidoiltaan
vidoiltansa
allative vidalleen
vidallensa
vidoilleen
vidoillensa
essive vitanaan
vitanansa
vitoinaan
vitoinansa
translative vidakseen
vidaksensa
vidoikseen
vidoiksensa
abessive vidattaan
vidattansa
vidoittaan
vidoittansa
instructive
comitative vitoineen
vitoinensa

Hypernyms edit

Hyponyms edit

Derived terms edit

compounds

Further reading edit

Anagrams edit

Gallurese edit

Etymology edit

From Classical Latin vīta, from Proto-Italic *gʷītā, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeyh₃- (to live).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

vita f (plural viti)

  1. life

References edit

  1. ^ Mauro Maxia (2012) Fonetica storica del gallurese e delle altre varietà sardocorse, Editrice Taphros, →ISBN

Hungarian edit

Etymology edit

Back-formation from vitat.[1]

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈvitɒ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: vi‧ta
  • Rhymes: -tɒ

Noun edit

vita (plural viták)

  1. debate, dispute, discussion

Declension edit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative vita viták
accusative vitát vitákat
dative vitának vitáknak
instrumental vitával vitákkal
causal-final vitáért vitákért
translative vitává vitákká
terminative vitáig vitákig
essive-formal vitaként vitákként
essive-modal
inessive vitában vitákban
superessive vitán vitákon
adessive vitánál vitáknál
illative vitába vitákba
sublative vitára vitákra
allative vitához vitákhoz
elative vitából vitákból
delative vitáról vitákról
ablative vitától vitáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
vitáé vitáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
vitáéi vitákéi
Possessive forms of vita
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. vitám vitáim
2nd person sing. vitád vitáid
3rd person sing. vitája vitái
1st person plural vitánk vitáink
2nd person plural vitátok vitáitok
3rd person plural vitájuk vitáik

Derived terms edit

References edit

  1. ^ Eőry, Vilma. Értelmező szótár+ (’Explanatory Dictionary Plus’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2007. →ISBN

Further reading edit

  • vita in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Icelandic edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse vita, from Proto-Germanic *witaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (see).

Verb edit

vita (preterite-present verb, third-person singular present indicative veit, third-person singular past indicative vissi, supine vitað)

  1. to know (information), know of something
    Að heyra barn hlæja er það fallegasta sem ég veit.
    To hear a child laughing is the most beautiful thing I know.
    Vissir þú að við lentum aldrei á tunglinu í alvörunni? Það var allt feik.
    Did you know we never really landed on the moon? It was all fake.
  2. to see, check
    Vittu nú hvort þú getir ekki lagað þetta fyrir mig.
    Now see if you can't fix that for me.
Conjugation edit
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

vita

  1. inflection of viti:
    1. indefinite accusative
    2. indefinite dative singular
    3. indefinite genitive

Interlingua edit

Noun edit

vita (plural vitas)

  1. life

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Italian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin vīta, from Proto-Italic *gʷītā, possibly a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wo-teh₂, from the root *gʷeyh₃- (to live).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

vita f (plural vite)

  1. life
    • mid 1300smid 1310s, Dante Alighieri, “Canto I”, in Inferno [Hell]‎[2], lines 1–3; republished as Giorgio Petrocchi, editor, La Commedia secondo l'antica vulgata [The Commedia according to the ancient vulgate]‎[3], 2nd revised edition, Florence: publ. Le Lettere, 1994:
      Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita
      mi ritrovai per una selva oscura,
      ché la diritta via era smarrita.
      Halfway through the journey of our life, I found myself inside a dark forest, for the straightforward path was lost.
  2. waist

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Anagrams edit

Ladin edit

Etymology edit

From Latin vīta.

Noun edit

vita f (plural vites)

  1. life

Latin edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Italic *gʷītā. Possibly corresponds to a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wo-teh₂ (compare Ancient Greek βίοτος (bíotos, life), Old Irish bethu, bethad, Irish beatha, Welsh bywyd, Old Church Slavonic животъ (životŭ, life), Lithuanian gyvatà (life), Sanskrit जीवित (jīvitá), Avestan gayo (accusative ǰyātum) "life")), ultimately from *gʷeyh₃- (to live).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

vīta f (genitive vītae); first declension

  1. life
    Synonym: lūx
  2. (by extension) living, support, subsistence
  3. a way of life
  4. real life, not fiction
  5. (figuratively) mankind, the living

Declension edit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative vīta vītae
Genitive vītae vītārum
Dative vītae vītīs
Accusative vītam vītās
Ablative vītā vītīs
Vocative vīta vītae

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Related terms edit

Descendants edit

Verb edit

vītā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of vītō

References edit

  • vita”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vita”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vita”, in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vita in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)

Malagasy edit

Adjective edit

vita

  1. finished, complete, completed
  2. (figuratively) dead

Verb edit

vita

  1. To finish, complete, do, accomplish.

Related terms edit

Focus (Voice)
Agent
(Active)
man-form: mamita
mi-form: --
om-form: --
Patient
(Passive)
vitaina
alternate: --
a-form: --
voa-form: --
tafa-form: --
Goal
(Relative)
an-form: amitana
i-form: --

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Neapolitan edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin vīta. Compare Italian vita.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

vita f (plural vite)

  1. life

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse vita, from Proto-Germanic *witaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (see).

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /²ʋɪ(ː)ta/
  • Hyphenation: vì‧ta

Verb edit

vita (present tense veit, past tense visste, past participle visst, passive infinitive vitast, present participle vitande, imperative vit)

  1. To know.
    Veit du kva dette er?
    Do you know what this is?
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Latin vita (life).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

vita n (definite singular vitaet, indefinite plural vita, definite plural vitaa)

  1. biography
    Synonym: biografi

Etymology 3 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

vita n

  1. definite plural of vit

References edit

Old Norse edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Germanic *witaną (to know), from Proto-Indo-European *wóyde (to have seen, know), originally a perfect form of *weyd- (to see).

Cognate with Old English witan, Old Frisian wita, Old Saxon witan, Old Dutch witan, Old High German wizzan, Gothic 𐍅𐌹𐍄𐌰𐌽 (witan).

Verb edit

vita (singular past indicative vissi, plural past indicative vissu, past participle vitaðr)

  1. to know

Conjugation edit

Descendants edit

Old Swedish edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse vita, from Proto-Germanic *witaną.

Verb edit

vita

  1. To know.
Conjugation edit
Descendants edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Old Norse víta, from Proto-Germanic *wītaną.

Verb edit

vīta

  1. To prove.
  2. To accuse.
Conjugation edit

Piedmontese edit

Etymology edit

From Latin vīta, from Proto-Italic *gʷītā, possibly a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wo-teh₂, from the root *gʷeyh₃- (to live).

Noun edit

vita f (plural vite)

  1. life

Romansch edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Latin vīta.

Noun edit

vita f (plural vitas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) life
Alternative forms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Related to Etymology 1 above, similar to Italian vita.

Noun edit

vita f (plural vitas)

  1. (anatomy, Rumantsch Grischun, Vallader) waist
Alternative forms edit
Synonyms edit
  • taglia (Rumantsch Grischun, Surmiran, Puter)

Serbo-Croatian edit

Participle edit

vita (Cyrillic spelling вита)

  1. inflection of viti:
    1. feminine singular passive past participle
    2. neuter plural passive past participle

Swahili edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

vita

  1. plural of kita: war

Derived terms edit

Swedish edit

Adjective edit

vita

  1. inflection of vit:
    1. definite singular
    2. plural

Tsonga edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Bantu *-bɪ́dia, causative form of Proto-Bantu *-bɪ́da.

Verb edit

vita

  1. To call.