برا

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See also: بڑا

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Adverbial accusative of بَرّ(barr, land).

Adverb[edit]

بَرًّا (barran)

  1. not in a seacraft or aircraft; by land, on land, overland
    Coordinate terms: بَحْرًا(baḥran, navally; overseas), جَوًّا(jawwan, aerially)
  2. outside, without

Descendants[edit]

  • Egyptian Arabic: برا(barra)
  • Maltese: barra
  • Moroccan Arabic: برا(barra)

References[edit]

  • Haywood, J.A.; Nahmad, H.M. (1965), “برا”, in A new Arabic grammar, 2nd edition, London: Lund Humphries, →ISBN

Central Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

بِرا (bira)

  1. brother

Related terms[edit]


Gulf Arabic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بَرًّا(barran).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

بَرّا (barra)

  1. outside, outdoors
    Antonym: داخل(dāḵil)
    خنتغدى برا.‎‎
    ḵan-nitġadda barra.
    Let's have launch outdoors.

Preposition[edit]

بَرّا (barra)

  1. outside of, out of
    Antonym: داخل(dāḵil)
    لحد يطلع برا البيت وكت الغبار
    laḥḥad yiṭlaʕ barra l-bēt wakt il-ġbār
    Nobody goes outside the house at the time of sandstorms (or at the time of the sandstorm)

Laki[edit]

Noun[edit]

بِرا (bira)

  1. brother

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بَرًّا(barran).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

برا (barra)

  1. outside, outdoors
    Antonym: الداخل(el-dāḵil)
    جبرته برا.‎‎
    jbartu barra.
    I found him outside.

Preposition[edit]

برا (barra)

  1. outside
    Antonym: داخل(dāḵil)
    إدا سافرت برا البلاد غتتعرف بشلة تقافات وناس مختلفين عليك وتقدر تتعلم منهم كدا حاجة.‎‎
    ʔida sāfarti barra le-blād ḡatitʕarraf b-šalla taqāfāt w-nās miḵtalfīn ʕlīk w-taqdar titʕallam minnhum kada ḥāja.
    If you travel outside the country, you'll encounter many cultures and different people from you and you could learn many things from them.

Persian[edit]

Preposition[edit]

برا (barâ)

  1. (informal) Colloquial form of برای(barâye).

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ب ر ر

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بَرًّا(barran).

Adverb[edit]

برّا (barra)

  1. outside, outdoors
    Antonym: جوا(juwwa)

Derived terms[edit]

  • بريت(barrīt, outside, preposition)