wara

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Awabakal[edit]

Noun[edit]

wara

  1. four or five
  2. palm of the hand

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

wara

  1. rōmaji reading of わら

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic وَراء (warāˀ), ultimately from ورّى (warrā, to hide, conceal).

Preposition[edit]

wara

  1. behind
  2. after

Inflection[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The inflected forms have a second possible form, in ura-:

Old High German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Proto-Germanic *warō (attention), whence also Old English wær.

Noun[edit]

wara f

  1. attention

Etymology 2[edit]

Proto-Germanic *wērō (truth), whence also Old English wær.

Noun[edit]

wāra f

  1. truth
  2. agreement

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English water.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wara

  1. water
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 2:10 (translation here):
      Na wanpela wara i kamap long Iden bilong givim wara long dispela gaden. Dispela wara i bruk na i kamap 4-pela han wara
  2. river, stream
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 2:10 (translation here):
      Na wanpela wara i kamap long Iden bilong givim wara long dispela gaden. Dispela wara i bruk na i kamap 4-pela han wara
  3. flow of water
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:2 (translation here):
      Tudak i karamapim bikpela wara na spirit bilong God i go i kam antap long en.


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Derived terms[edit]


Woi[edit]

Noun[edit]

wara

  1. hand