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NounEdit

volta ‎(plural voltas)

  1. (music) A turning; a time (chiefly used in phrases signifying that the part is to be repeated).
  2. (music, dance) A volte
  3. (poetry) A turning point or point of change in a poem, most commonly a sonnet.

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VerbEdit

volta

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of voltar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of voltar

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

volt +‎ -a ‎(possessive suffix)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈvoltɒ]
  • Hyphenation: vol‧ta

NounEdit

volta

  1. being, character, condition, rank, nature, or quality of someone or something

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative volta
accusative voltát
dative voltának
instrumental voltával
causal-final voltáért
translative voltává
terminative voltáig
essive-formal voltaként
essive-modal
inessive voltában
superessive voltán
adessive voltánál
illative voltába
sublative voltára
allative voltához
elative voltából
delative voltáról
ablative voltától
Possessive forms of volta
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. voltom
2nd person sing. voltod
3rd person sing. volta
1st person plural voltunk
2nd person plural voltotok
3rd person plural voltuk

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IrishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English volt.

NounEdit

volta m ‎(genitive singular volta, nominative plural voltanna)

  1. (electricity) volt

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Vulgar Latin root *volta, from volŭta (perhaps via *volvita ‎(a turn)), the feminine form of volūtus, perfect passive participle of volvō. Also possibly from the past participle of volgere (volto), or from the verb voltare. Compare Spanish vuelta.

NounEdit

volta f ‎(plural volte)

  1. time, instance, occasion
    due volte alla settimana‎ ― twice a week
    tre volte tre fa nove‎ ― three times three is nine
  2. turn
  3. (architecture, anatomy) vault

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Etymology 2Edit

ParticipleEdit

volta

  1. feminine singular of volto

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VerbEdit

volta

  1. third-person singular present of voltare
  2. second-person singular imperative of voltare

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese volta ‎(turnaround), from voltar ‎(to turn around), from Vulgar Latin *voltāre, from Latin volūtus, perfect passive participle of volvō ‎(I tumble), from Proto-Indo-European *wel- ‎(to turn around).

NounEdit

volta f (plural voltas)

  1. return (act of returning)
    A volta do rei.
    The king’s return.
  2. a bend in a course, line, pipe, etc.
    O barco ficou preso numa volta do riacho.
    The boat got stuck in one of the creek’s bends.
  3. turnaround (act of turning around)
    Fiz uma volta com o carro.
    I turned the car around. (Literally: I did a turnaround with the car.)
  4. a loop of a coil or spiral staircase
  5. loop (length of thread, line or rope that is doubled over)
  6. (figuratively) volte-face (a reversal of policy, attitude or principle)
    Não me saí bem nas voltas da vida.
    I didn’t do well in the volte-faces of life.

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VerbEdit

volta

  1. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of voltar
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of voltar
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