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  • The New Shorter OED cites Modern Greek 'petta' and 'pitta', Turkish 'pide' and Aramaic 'pitta'.

    languagehat.com: LA PIZZA.

  • See on midagi, mida me kõik ühiselt ajame, mitte anonüümne moodustis, mida on kõige parem petta.

    tatsutahime Diary Entry

  • "Vhat means petta-vairsion?" says the Baron, looking undecided and not exactly delighted.

    Under the Southern Cross

  • Bula finakcha'i i hinasso-ku sa 'put i dinitieni annai manotohge ham gi i famfa'pusan i kuattongupot sa' in nanangga para u fanma baba i petta siha.

    guampdn.com - Local News

  • The 'petta thullal' at Erumely by the Ambalappuzha and Alangadu teams will be held on January 11.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • "Parayi petta Panthirukulam" (the twelve clans given birth by the aboriginal lady.) is part of the Indian-Mythology.

    WriteNiche - Freelance Writing Online

  • On another occasion, he fell into the canal before our house, and terrified us by going under twice before the arrival of the old gondolier, who called out to him "_Petta! petta!

    Venetian Life

  • Litr - D. (dj Qllum gódum maiinnura« peim fem petta brcf fia edr heyra fendir Snorri preftr porleiifsfon Officialis i SkalhoUti (jvediu guds ok fma.

    Finni Johannæi ... Historia ecclesiastica Islandiæ [ed. by J. Finnsson].

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  • In Piedmontese, this word means "(he/she/it) farts".

    March 27, 2009

  • As used in software estimating, a Petta, or Petta Unit, is a period of 3-months in which to complete an entire application. Freely adopted from the Friedman unit, a neologism coined by Duncan Black to describe journalist Thomas Friedman's repeated use of "the next six months" as the period in which, according to Friedman, "we're going to find out...whether a decent outcome is possible" in the Iraq War.
    Wikipedia: Friedman Unit

    March 27, 2009