parras

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

parras

  1. plural form of parra

Finnish[edit]

(index pa)

Noun[edit]

parras

  1. A brink, verge or edge.
    tuhon partaalla
    on the brink of destruction
    olla haudan partaalla
    to have one foot in the grave
    to be on one's last legs
  2. When used to express being very close to do something, about.
    Hän oli itkun partaalla.
    She was about to cry.
  3. (nautical) A rail.

Usage notes[edit]

In the sense "brink, verge, edge" rarely used except in adessive (on), ablative (from) or allative (onto).

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