ia

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Aromanian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ia f

  1. Alternative form of ea.

Basque[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ia

  1. almost

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

i- (indeterminate correlative prefix) + -a (correlative suffix of kind)

Determiner[edit]

ia (plural iaj, accusative singular ian, accusative plural iajn)

  1. some kind of (indeterminate correlative of kind)

Derived terms[edit]


Fijian[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ia

  1. but

Synonyms[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ia

  1. Obsolete spelling of ja.

German[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ia

  1. hee-haw (cry)


This German entry was created from the translations listed at hee-haw. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see ia in the German Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) February 2010


Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Oceanic *ia, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

Determiner[edit]

ia

  1. this, that

Pronoun[edit]

ia

  1. it, he, she

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Particle[edit]

ia

  1. Obsolete spelling of ʻia, and iʻa.

Hiri Motu[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ia

  1. 3rd-person singular pronoun: he/she/it, him/her/it

See also[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay ia, from Proto-Malayic *ia, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ia

  1. he
  2. she
    Ia sedang kelaparan.
    • He is starving now.
    Ia suka musik pop.
    • She loves pop music.

Synonyms[edit]


Jarai[edit]

ia

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Chamic, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *air, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *wair, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *wair, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

Noun[edit]

ia

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *ia,from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ia

  1. he, she, it

See also[edit]


Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Oceanic *ia, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

Pronoun[edit]

ia

  1. he, she

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French ja < Latin iam.

Adverb[edit]

ia

  1. already

Descendants[edit]

  • French: (obsolete)

Niuean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Oceanic *ia, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

Pronoun[edit]

ia

  1. he, she, it

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ia

  1. first-, third-person singular indicative imperfect of ir

Rapa Nui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Oceanic *ia, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

Pronoun[edit]

ia

  1. he, she

See also[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from one of several similar words in neighboring languages, or perhaps from iacă. Alternatively, perhaps a spontaneous creation of expression.

Interjection[edit]

ia

  1. used to attract attention to the speaker; well, now, now then

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

ia

  1. third-person singular present tense form of lua.

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun) jau
  • (Sursilvan) jeu
  • (Sutsilvan) jou
  • (Puter) eau
  • (Vallader) eu

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ego, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronoun[edit]

ia

  1. (Surmiran) I

Samoan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Oceanic *ia, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

Pronoun[edit]

ia

  1. he, she
    • "E fanau mai e ia le tama tane, e te faaigoa foi ia te ia o Iesu; aua e faaola e ia lona nuu ai a latou agasala."
      • "And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins."

See also[edit]

Particle[edit]

ia

  1. Precedes a name to mark it as a direct object

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English ear

Noun[edit]

ia

  1. (anatomy) ear

Synonyms[edit]


Tokelauan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Oceanic *ia, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

Pronoun[edit]

ia

  1. 3rd-person singular pronoun: he/she, him/her

See also[edit]


Tolai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *ia, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

Pronoun[edit]

ia

  1. Third-person singular pronoun: he, him; she, her

Declension[edit]



Vandalic[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ia

  1. and