ара

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See also: яра, яря, and -ара

Bashkir[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *(i)āra (space or interval between two objects)[1]. Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰺𐰀(āra), Uzbek ora (the space between, interval), Turkish ara (interval), Yakut аара (aara, on the way, while traveling).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɑˈrɑ]
  • Hyphenation: а‧ра

Noun[edit]

ара (ara)

  1. the space in between two objects; interval, gap
  2. distance
    Өйгә тиклем ике саҡрымдай ара бар.
    Öygä tiklem ike saqrïmday ara bar.
    It is a distance of about two kilometers to home.
  3. time interval, period of time, span of time
  4. relations, relationship

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*(i)āra”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill.

Chechen[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ара (ara)

  1. out

Chuvash[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *ede, *ide. Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (idi).

Noun[edit]

ара (ara) (plural арасем

  1. really
  2. of course

References[edit]



Kazakh[edit]

Cyrillic ара
Arabic ارا

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *ārï (bee).

Noun[edit]

ара (ara)

  1. bee

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ара (ara)

  1. distance
  2. (time) interval
  3. relation

Etymology 3[edit]

From Persian اره(arre, saw).

Noun[edit]

ара (ara)

  1. (tool) saw
Declension[edit]

Russian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese ará, in turn borrowed from Old Tupi ará, from the bird's calls.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

а́ра (áram anim (indeclinable)

  1. (bird) macaw

Etymology 2[edit]

From the Armenian male personal name Արա (Ara); compare English Teague.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

а́ра (áram anim or m inan (genitive а́ры, nominative plural а́ры, genitive plural ар)

  1. (offensive, ethnic slur) an Armenian male

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

а́ра (áram inan

  1. genitive singular of ар (ar)

Southern Altai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Common Turkic *āra. Cognate with Kazakh ара (ara, space), Kyrgyz ара (ara), Crimean Tatar ara, Karaim ara, Karachay-Balkar ара (ara, middle), Kumyk ара (ara), Bashkir ара (ara), Tatar ара (ara), Azerbaijani ara, Turkish ara, Uzbek ora, Uyghur ara, Western Yugur ara, etc.

Noun[edit]

ара (ara)

  1. space

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

N. A. Baskakov, Toščakova N.A, editor (1947), “ара”, in Ojrotsko-Russkij Slovarʹ, M.: OGIZ, →ISBN