Pita vs Lavash what difference

what is difference between Pita and Lavash

English

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈpɪtə/, /ˈpiːtə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈpiːtə/
  • Rhymes: -ɪtə, -iːtə
  • Homophone: PETA (US)
  • Homophone: Peter (non-rhotic accents)

Etymology 1

From Byzantine Greek πίτα (píta, pie), more at pizza.

Alternative forms

  • pita bread
  • pitta
  • pitta bread

Noun

pita (plural pitas)

  1. A flat bread pouch used for making sandwiches such as gyros or falafels.
Translations

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Spanish pita (century plant).

Noun

pita (plural pitas)

  1. A fiber obtained from the Agave americana and related species, used for making cordage and paper.
  2. The plant which yields the fiber.

Anagrams

  • Pait, TAPI

Asturian

Noun

pita f (plural pites)

  1. hen (female bird (i.e. chicken))

Synonyms

  • gallina

Bikol Central

Noun

pitâ

  1. (anatomy) vagina of young girls

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈpi.tə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈpi.ta/

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Spanish pita (century plant).

Noun

pita f (plural pites)

  1. century plant
    Synonym: atzavara
  2. pita (fiber obtained from Agave americana)

Etymology 2

Noun

pita f (plural pites)

  1. pita (flat bread pouch)

Further reading

  • “pita” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “pita” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “pita” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “pita” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈpɪta]

Verb

pita

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

Finnish

Noun

pita

  1. pita

Declension

Synonyms

  • pitaleipä

Anagrams

  • apit, pati

Galician

Etymology 1

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpita̝/

Noun

pita f (plural pitas)

  1. young hen
    Synonym: pola
  2. hen
    Synonym: galiña
Derived terms
  • Pita
  • pita cega
  • pita de río
  • pita do monte
Related terms
  • pitiño
  • pito

Etymology 2

From Spanish pita, from an American language.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpita̝/

Noun

pita f (plural pitas)

  1. century plant
    Synonyms: agave, piteira}}
  2. pita (fiber obtained from Agave americana)}}
  3. pita (the plant which yields the fiber)
Derived terms
  • piteira

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

pita

  1. Third-person singular (el, ela, vostede?) present indicative of pitar
  2. Second-person singular (ti) affirmative imperative of pitar

References

  • “pita” in Dicionario da Real Academia Galega, Royal Galician Academy.
  • “pita” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez – Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • “pita” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI – ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “pita” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “pita” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Guaraní

Verb

pita

  1. smoke

Indonesian

Etymology

From Portuguese fita, from Latin vitta.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pi.ta/

Noun

pita

  1. ribbon
  2. excise seal
  3. band
    1. (physics, computing) a part of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Derived terms

Further reading

  • “pita” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Italian

Noun

pita f (plural pite)

  1. pita (type of slightly leavened flatbread)
    Synonym: pane arabo

Limos Kalinga

Noun

pita

  1. dirt

Lower Sorbian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈpʲita]

Participle

pita

  1. nominative singular feminine of pity

Lubuagan Kalinga

Noun

pita

  1. land; earth

Pali

Alternative forms

Noun

pita

  1. vocative singular of pitar (father)

Anagrams

  • pati

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpʲi.ta/

Etymology 1

Noun

pita f

  1. pita
Declension

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Participle

pita

  1. feminine nominative/vocative singular of pity

Further reading

  • pita in Polish dictionaries at PWN


Portuguese

Noun

pita m (plural pitas)

  1. pita (a type of slightly leavened flatbread)
    Synonyms: pão sírio, pão árabe

Noun

pita f (plural pitas)

  1. Furcraea foetida, a fibrous, ornamental plant of the Americas
    Synonym: piteira
  2. agave (any plant of the genus Agave)
    Synonyms: agave, piteira
  3. pita (fibre obtained from agaves)

Verb

pita

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of pitar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of pitar

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Greek πίτα (píta).

Noun

pȉta f (Cyrillic spelling пи̏та)

  1. pie (a type of pastry that consists of an outer crust and a filling)

Declension


Slovene

Etymology

From Greek πίτα (píta).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pìːta/

Noun

píta f

  1. pie (type of pastry)

Inflection


Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpita/, [ˈpi.t̪a]

Etymology 1

Noun

pita f (plural pitas)

  1. century plant (Agave americana)
    Synonym: (Latin America) maguey
  2. pita (fiber obtained from Agave americana)
Descendants
  • Catalan: pita
  • English: pita

Etymology 2

Noun

pita m (plural pitas)

  1. pita (flat bread pouch)

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

pita

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of pitar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of pitar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of pitar.

Further reading

  • “pita” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Swahili

Pronunciation

Verb

-pita (infinitive kupita)

  1. to pass, exceed, surpass
  2. (euphemism) die

Conjugation

Derived terms

  • Verbal derivations:
    • Applicative: -pitia
    • Causative: -pitisha
    • Passive: -pitiwa
    • Reciprocal: -pitiana
    • Reduplicative: -pitapita
    • Stative: -pitika

Tagalog

Etymology 1

Noun

pita

  1. intense, strong or eager desire

Derived terms

  • pitahin
  • pumita

Related terms

  • hangad
  • layon
  • nais
  • nasa

Synonyms

  • pithaya

Etymology 2

Noun

pitâ

  1. low-lying land; lowland; watery land


English

Etymology

From Armenian լավաշ (lavaš) and partly from Turkish lavaş. See the former for more.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ləˈvɑːʃ/, /ləˈvaʃ/

Noun

lavash (countable and uncountable, plural lavashes)

  1. A soft, thin flatbread made with flour, water, yeast, and salt, baked in a tandoor. Toasted sesame seeds and/or poppy seeds are sometimes sprinkled on it before baking. Traditionally made in Armenia and other countries of the Caucasus and the Middle East.

Translations

References

Anagrams

  • halvas

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