via

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈviːə/, /ˈvaɪə/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin via (road), of uncertain origin, plausibly cognate with vehere 'to conduct'.

Noun[edit]

via (plural vias or viae)

  1. A main road or highway, especially in ancient Rome. (Mainly used in set phrases, below.)
  2. (electronics) A small hole in a printed circuit board filled with metal which connects two or more layers.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin viā, ablative singular of via (way, road).

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Preposition[edit]

via

  1. By way of; passing through.
    They drove from New York to Los Angeles via Omaha.
    You can enter the building via the western gate.
  2. By (means of); using (a medium).
    I'll send you the information via e-mail.
    • 2012 December 1, “An internet of airborne things”, The Economist, volume 405, number 8813, page 3 (Technology Quarterly): 
      A farmer could place an order for a new tractor part by text message and pay for it by mobile money-transfer. A supplier many miles away would then take the part to the local matternet station for airborne dispatch via drone.
  3. As per (a mathematical equation).
    • 2005, Enrico Forestieri (ed.), “Capacity Bounds For MIMO Poisson Channels With Intersymbol Interference, Appendix C”, in Optical Communication Theory and Techniques, ISBN 0387231323, page 44:
      Under the assumptions of Proposition 5 the entropies h(τ) and H(k) are related via the following equation: […]
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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin viā.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

via f (plural vies)

  1. lane
  2. way, path
  3. railway track
  4. channel

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Preposition[edit]

via

  1. via, by way of

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin viā, the ablative of via (road, way), of uncertain origin, plausibly cognate with vehere 'to conduct'. Entered Dutch in the Latin phrase 'per via de' (by way of), after the Portuguese por via de

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

via

  1. Via, through, by way of
  2. by (means of); using (a medium).

Synonyms[edit]

  • (trough (by way of)) langs
  • (by (means of)) per

Derived terms[edit]

  • via via (using various intermediaries)

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto second-person pronoun vi + possessive ending -a

Determiner[edit]

via (plural viaj, accusative singular vian, accusative plural viajn)

  1. (possessive) your, yours

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Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *biʀaq (compare Malay birah), from Proto-Austronesian.

Noun[edit]

via

  1. alocasia

Finnish[edit]

Adverb[edit]

via

  1. via

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Franco-Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vīta, from vīvō, vīvere (live), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeih₃w- (to live).

Noun[edit]

via f

  1. life

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin viā, the ablative of via (road, way), of uncertain origin, plausibly cognate with vehō (convey).

Preposition[edit]

via

  1. Via, through, by way of.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin via.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvia/, [ˈviː.a]
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: vì‧a

Noun[edit]

via f (plural vie)

  1. road, street or path
  2. way or route
  3. means (means to an end)
  4. tract (in the body)
  5. start (of a race)

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Adverb[edit]

via

  1. away
  2. out

Preposition[edit]

via da

  1. away from

Interjection[edit]

via!

  1. come on!
  2. go away!

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Latin[edit]

Latin Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia la

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *wijā, from Proto-Indo-European *wih₁eh₂-, hence Lithuanian vyti (to pursuit).[1] Or perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-yā-, a derivation of *weǵʰ- (the source of vehō)[2], hypothesis rejected by De Vaan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

via f (genitive viae); first declension

  1. road, street or path
  2. way, method, manner
  3. the right way

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative via viae
genitive viae viārum
dative viae viīs
accusative viam viās
ablative viā viīs
vocative via viae

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers
  2. ^ Edward A. Roberts, Bárbara Pastor, Diccionario etimológico indoeuropeo de la lengua española, Alianza Editorial 2009, ISBN 978-84-206-5252-8

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

via

  1. simple past of vie
  2. past participle of vie

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia pt

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese via, from Latin via (road). See Latin via for details.

Noun[edit]

via f (plural vias)

  1. a way; a path
  2. (rail transport) gauge (distance between the rails of a railway)
  3. medium (means or channel by which an aim is achieved)
  4. an example of a document
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Etymology 2[edit]

Directly from Latin via (road).

Preposition[edit]

via

  1. via (by way of; passing through)
  2. via (by means of; using a medium)

Noun[edit]

via f (plural vias)

  1. (historical) via (road built by the ancient Romans)

Etymology 3[edit]

Inflected form of ver (to see).

Verb[edit]

via

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

Romanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

French / Latin via

Preposition[edit]

via

  1. via, by

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin vīvere, present active infinitive of vīvō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeih₃w- (to live).

Verb[edit]

a via (third-person singular present viază, past participle viat1st conj.

  1. (rare) To have life; to live, to exist
  2. (of intangibles, such as emotions and beliefs) to endure
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Etymology 3[edit]

Form of the adjective viu

Adjective[edit]

via

  1. definite feminine singular nominative form of viu
  2. definite feminine singular accusative form of viu

Etymology 4[edit]

Form of the noun vie

Noun[edit]

via

  1. definite singular nominative form of vie. the vineyard
  2. definite singular accusative form of vie. the vineyard

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) veia

Etymology[edit]

From Latin via.

Noun[edit]

via f (plural vias)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Puter, Vallader) road, street; way

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan: road, street) strada

Swedish[edit]

Preposition[edit]

via

  1. via, over, by, through