lia

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See also: Lia, liǎ, and Lía

Esperanto[edit]

Determiner[edit]

lia (plural liaj, accusative singular lian, accusative plural liajn)

  1. (possessive) his

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

lia

  1. third-person singular past historic of lier

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Ido[edit]

Determiner[edit]

lia

  1. (possessive) their

Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish lïa, from Proto-Celtic *līwanks, from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁- (stone) (compare Ancient Greek λᾶας (lâas, stone), Albanian lerë (boulder)).

Noun[edit]

lia m (genitive lia, nominative plural liaga)

  1. stone, pillar-stone
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish líaig, cognate with Proto-Germanic *lēkijaz (compare English leech).

Noun[edit]

lia m (genitive lia, nominative plural lianna)

  1. healer, physician
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Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Irish liae, from Proto-Celtic *liyants (compare Welsh lliant), present participle of *liyo-, from Proto-Indo-European *leyH- (compare Old Church Slavonic лити (liti, to pour), Lithuanian líeti.

Noun[edit]

lia m (genitive lia)

  1. flood, torrent
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Etymology 4[edit]

From the stem of Old Irish il (many, much), from Proto-Indo-European *pelh₁-.

Adjective[edit]

lia

  1. more, more numerous

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

līā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of līō

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

lia

  1. Nonstandard spelling of liǎ.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

lia

  1. First-person singular (eu) imperfect indicative of ler
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) imperfect indicative of ler

Tasmanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lia

  1. water