abir

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hindi अबीर (abīr).

Pronunciation[edit]

(US) IPA(key): /əˈbɪɹ/

Noun[edit]

abir (uncountable)

  1. (India) An aromatic red powder that is used during the Holi festival.[1]
    Synonym: gulal

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], →ISBN), page 4

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Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish haber.

Noun[edit]

abír

  1. assets, property

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sundanese [Term?] and Javanese ꦲꦧꦶꦂ (abir).

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Noun[edit]

abir (plural abir-abir, first-person possessive abirku, second-person possessive abirmu, third-person possessive abirnya)

  1. knife:
    1. short knife (Sundanese)
    2. long knife (Javanese)

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K'iche'[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

abir

  1. last year

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Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse afberja.

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Verb[edit]

abir (third-person singular simple present abirs, present participle abirin, simple past abirt, past participle abirt)

  1. (Orkney) To thresh corn partially.

Noun[edit]

abir (plural abirs)

  1. (Orkney) A sheaf of grain half-threshed.

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