From Proto-Finnic *sota, From Proto-Uralic *śoďa. Cognate with Estonian sõda, Inari Sami soati, Northern Sami soahti, Livonian suodā, Veps soda, Võro sõda.
From Latin subtus (“below”), which is derived from Latin sub. Cognate to French sous and Italian sotto.
sota f (plural sotas)
Ultimately from Latin subtus.