aia

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See also: Aia, AIA, aîa, ăia, and -aia

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

aia (plural aias)

  1. Alternative spelling of ayah

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese aia. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

aia (plural aias)

  1. ayah, mammy

Estonian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Non-lemma form.

Noun[edit]

aia

  1. genitive singular of aed

Etymology 2[edit]

Onomatopoeia.

Interjection[edit]

aia

  1. ow, ouch

Synonyms[edit]


Hawaiian[edit]

Particle[edit]

aia

  1. Used at the beginning of a sentence that describes the location (in space or time) of the subject.
    Aia ka ʻohana ma ke kaʻa.
    The family is in the car.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ārea. Doublet of Italian area (area).

Noun[edit]

aia f (plural aie)

  1. farmyard (the square courtyard in the middle of a casa colonica)
  2. threshing floor
  3. (literary) tutor, especially one hired by a wealthy family

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Minangkabau[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *air, Proto-Malayo-Chamic *air, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

Noun[edit]

aia

  1. water

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

aia f (plural aias)

  1. lady-in-waiting
  2. tutor, teacher
  3. chambermaid

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a, from Latin illa, feminine of ille.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

aia

  1. feminine singular of ăla

Pronoun[edit]

aia

  1. feminine singular of ăla

Yurumanguí[edit]

Noun[edit]

aia

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Prehistoria: Lenguas y dialectos indigenas de Colombia (Luis Duque Gómez, ‎Sergio Elías Ortiz, 1965), citing Romero's wordlist; also present in Čestmír Loukotka, ‎Johannes Wilbert (editor), Classification of South American Indian Languages (1968, Los Angeles: Latin American Studies Center, University of California), page(s) 261