paia

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

paia f

  1. plural form of paio

Verb[edit]

paia

  1. first-, second-, third-person singular subjunctive present of parere

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English fire.

Noun[edit]

paia

  1. Fire, flame
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 3:24 (translation here):
      God i rausim pinis man na meri, na em i makim ol strongpela ensel bilong sanap na was i stap long hap sankamap bilong gaden Iden. Na tu em i putim wanpela bainat i gat paia i lait long en na i save tanim tanim long olgeta hap. Oltaim ol dispela ensel wantaim dispela bainat i save was i stap, nogut wanpela man i go klostu long dispela diwai bilong givim laip.


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Verb[edit]

paia

  1. To burn

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