playa

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Spanish playa (beach).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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playa (plural playas)

  1. (geology, US) a level spot temporarily covered with water which subsequently becomes dry by evaporation; an alkali flat or salt pan.

Etymology 2[edit]

From a non-rhotic pronunciation of player

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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playa (plural playas)

  1. (African American Vernacular, slang) dude (an informal term of address or general term to describe a person, typically male)
  2. (African American Vernacular, slang) player (someone who plays the field, or has prowess in gaining romantic and sexual relationships)

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

playa f (plural playes)

  1. beach

Papiamentu[edit]

Noun[edit]

playa

  1. beach

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin plagia, from Latin plaga. Compare French plage, Italian spiaggia, Portuguese praia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

playa f (plural playas)

  1. beach

Adjective[edit]

playa f

  1. feminine form of playo

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