ara

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English[edit]

An ara

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Old Tupi ara (morpheme for bird).

Noun[edit]

ara (plural aras)

  1. The great blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna).
Translations[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for ara in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Dzongkha ཨ་རག་ (a rag), ultimately from Arabic عرق(ʿaraq). Doublet of arak.

Noun[edit]

ara

  1. A traditional alcoholic beverage consumed in Bhutan, made from rice, maize, millet, or wheat, either fermented or distilled. The beverage is usually a clear, creamy, or white color.

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

ara (countable and uncountable, plural aras)

  1. saw-edged perch, Niphon spinosus

Anagrams[edit]


Bislama[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English arrow.

Noun[edit]

ara

  1. arrow

Blagar[edit]

Noun[edit]

ara

  1. pan

References[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan (compare Occitan ara), from Latin ad hōram (compare Spanish ahora).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ara

  1. now (at the present time)

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ara m anim ara f

  1. ara

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Danish[edit]

ara

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aːra/, [ˈɑːʁɑ]

Noun[edit]

ara c (singular definite araen, plural indefinite araer)

  1. macaw (various parrots)

Inflection[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish ara.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaː.raː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ara

Noun[edit]

ara m (plural ara's)

  1. macaw, parrot of the genus Ara
  2. Also used of certain not closely related but visually similar parrots.

Ese[edit]

Noun[edit]

ara

  1. house; building
  2. village
  3. (anatomy) placenta

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ara

  1. macaw (various parrots of the genus Ara and some closely related genera)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ara (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative ara arat
genitive aran arojen
partitive araa aroja
illative araan aroihin
singular plural
nominative ara arat
accusative nom. ara arat
gen. aran
genitive aran arojen
arainrare
partitive araa aroja
inessive arassa aroissa
elative arasta aroista
illative araan aroihin
adessive aralla aroilla
ablative aralta aroilta
allative aralle aroille
essive arana aroina
translative araksi aroiksi
instructive aroin
abessive aratta aroitta
comitative aroineen
Possessive forms of ara (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person arani aramme
2nd person arasi aranne
3rd person aransa

Hypernyms[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Tupi arara.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ara m (plural aras)

  1. macaw

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ara.

Noun[edit]

ara f (plural aras)

  1. altar

Synonyms[edit]


Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ara

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐍂𐌰

Hiligaynon[edit]

Noun[edit]

ara

  1. altar stone in a Catholic church

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ara (plural arák)

  1. (literary) bride
    Synonyms: menyasszony, mátka (archaic)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative ara arák
accusative arát arákat
dative arának aráknak
instrumental arával arákkal
causal-final aráért arákért
translative arává arákká
terminative aráig arákig
essive-formal araként arákként
essive-modal
inessive arában arákban
superessive arán arákon
adessive aránál aráknál
illative arába arákba
sublative arára arákra
allative arához arákhoz
elative arából arákból
delative aráról arákról
ablative arától aráktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
aráé aráké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
aráéi arákéi
Possessive forms of ara
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. arám aráim
2nd person sing. arád aráid
3rd person sing. arája arái
1st person plural aránk aráink
2nd person plural arátok aráitok
3rd person plural arájuk aráik

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay ara.

Noun[edit]

ara (plural, first-person possessive araku, second-person possessive aramu, third-person possessive aranya)

  1. fig (tree or shrub)

Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish ara m (charioteer; messenger, attendant).

Noun[edit]

ara m (genitive singular ara, nominative plural araí)

  1. charioteer
  2. attendant
    1. horseboy
      Synonyms: giolla capaill, giolla eich
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish ara (temple).

Noun[edit]

ara m or f (genitive singular ara or arach, nominative plural araí or aracha)

  1. temple (of the forehead)
Declension[edit]
Feminine declension

Etymology 3[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ara!

  1. Alternative form of arú (Ah! No! So! Indeed!)

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

ara m (genitive singular ara, nominative plural araí)

  1. Alternative form of earra (goods; ware, merchandise; article of trade, commodity; accoutrement(s), trappings; apparel; article, thing)
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ara n-ara hara t-ara
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.ra/
  • Rhymes: -ara
  • Hyphenation: à‧ra

Etymology 1[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin āra, from Old Latin āsa, from Proto-Italic *āzā (altar), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eHsh₂- (hearth, fireplace), derived from the root *h₂eHs- (to burn; hearth).

Noun[edit]

ara f (plural are)

  1. (Ancient Rome) The base upon which objects were sacrificed to the gods by fire.
  2. (poetic) pyre
    Synonym: rogo
  3. (by extension) altar
    Synonym: altare

References[edit]

  • ara1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French are, from Latin ārea. Doublet of area and aia.

Noun[edit]

ara f (plural are)

  1. are, measurement of area (100 square metres)
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • ara2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 3[edit]

From translingual Ara, from Old Tupi ara.

Noun[edit]

ara f (plural are)

  1. macaw
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • ara3 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

ara

  1. inflection of arare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From āsa, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eHs-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

āra f (genitive ārae); first declension

  1. altar
  2. sanctuary, refuge

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative āra ārae
Genitive ārae ārārum
Dative ārae ārīs
Accusative āram ārās
Ablative ārā ārīs
Vocative āra ārae

Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

ara

  1. 3rd person singular past indicative form of art
  2. 3rd person plural past indicative form of art

Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ara (Jawi spelling ارا‎, plural ara-ara, informal 1st possessive araku, impolite 2nd possessive aramu, 3rd possessive aranya)

  1. fig (tree or shrub)

Maori[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *sala, from Proto-Oceanic *salan, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *zalan, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *zalan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *zalan, from Proto-Austronesian *zalan.

Noun[edit]

ara

  1. path (a trail for the use of, or worn by, pedestrians)
  2. path (a course taken)
  3. path (a metaphorical course)
  4. path (a method or direction of proceeding)
  5. road (a way for travel)
  6. road (a path in life)
  7. street (paved part of road in a village or a town)
  8. track (beaten path)
  9. track (course; way)
  10. track (path or course laid out for a race or exercise)
  11. track (permanent way; the rails)
  12. way (wide path)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *‘ara, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *sadar.

Verb[edit]

ara

  1. to rise up, awake, arise, revive
    Nā tētahi nūpepa te kōrero inatata nei kei te ara mai anō te reo Māori.
    Just recently a newspaper reported that the Māori language is reviving.

Nauruan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic [Term?], from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *daʀaq, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *daʀaq, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *daʀaq, from Proto-Austronesian *daʀaq.

Noun[edit]

ara

  1. blood (vital liquid flowing in animal bodies)

Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan, from Latin ad hōram.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ara

  1. now

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Patric Guilhemjoan, "Diccionari elementari occitan-francés francés-occitan (gascon)", 2005, Orthez, per noste, 2005, →ISBN, page 28.

Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

āra pl

  1. nominative/accusative/genitive plural of ār (glory; oar)
  2. genitive plural of ār (ore; messenger)

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Univerbation of ar (for (the sake of), because of) +‎ a (the, neuter accusative singular)

Article[edit]

ara (triggers eclipsis)

  1. for (the sake of) the, because of the (neuter accusative singular)

Etymology 2[edit]

Univerbation of ar (for (the sake of), because of) +‎ a (his/her/their)

Determiner[edit]

ara (‘his’ and ‘its’ trigger lenition, ‘her’ triggers /h/-prothesis, ‘their’ triggers eclipsis)

  1. for (the sake of) his/her/its/their, because of his/her/its/their

Etymology 3[edit]

ar (for (the sake of), because of) +‎ -a (relative pronoun)

Pronoun[edit]

ara· (triggers lenition in direct relative clauses and eclipsis in indirect relative clauses)

  1. for (the sake of) whom/which, because of whom/which

Conjunction[edit]

ara (negative arna or arná or arnacon or arnachon)

  1. so that
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 14d17
      coní·árim-se peccad libsi uili, ꝉ ara·tart-sa fortacht dúibsi, arnap trom fuirib for n‑oínur
      so that I may not count sin with you all, or so that I may give aid to you lest it be heavy on you by yourselves
    Synonym: co
  2. that (introduces a noun clause)

Further reading[edit]


Old Tupi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ara

  1. day, weather

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ara f

  1. macaw (parrot of genus Ara)

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

ara

  1. genitive singular of ar

Further reading[edit]

  • ara in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin āra.

Noun[edit]

ara f (plural aras)

  1. any altar for sacrifices
  2. (Catholicism) the altar stone: the stone covered by the corporal.

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

ara

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of arar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of arar

Rapa Nui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *sala, from Proto-Oceanic *salan, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *zalan, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *zalan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *zalan, from Proto-Austronesian *zalan.

Noun[edit]

ara

  1. path (a trail for the use of, or worn by, pedestrians)
  2. path (a course taken)
  3. path (a metaphorical course)
  4. path (a method or direction of proceeding)
  5. road (a way for travel)
  6. road (a path in life)
  7. street (paved part of road in a village or a town)
  8. track (beaten path)
  9. track (course; way)
  10. track (path or course laid out for a race or exercise)
  11. track (permanent way; the rails)
  12. way (wide path)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin arāre, present active infinitive of arō, from Proto-Italic *araō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éryeti (to plough), from the root *h₂erh₃-

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

a ara (third-person singular present ară, past participle arat1st conj.

  1. to plough
Conjugation[edit]
Synonyms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French ara, from Old Tupi ara.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ara m (uncountable)

  1. ara (bird)
Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]


Southern Ohlone[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ara

  1. and

References[edit]

  • Felipe Arroyo de la Cuesta (1861) Grammar of the Mutsun language, spoken at the Mission of San Juan Bautista, Alta California (Shea’s Library of American Linguistics)‎[1], volume IV, Cramoisy Press.

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ara

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of arar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of arar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of arar.

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ara c

  1. ara (macaw)

Declension[edit]

Declension of ara 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ara aran aror arorna
Genitive aras arans arors arornas

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *hār- (split, divide, cleave in twain). Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰺𐰀(āra).

Adjective[edit]

ara

  1. intermediate area
  2. interim

Noun[edit]

ara (definite accusative arayı, plural aralar)

  1. breather
  2. interval

Verb[edit]

ara

  1. second-person singular imperative of aramak

References[edit]


Venetian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ārea. Compare Italian aia.

Noun[edit]

ara f (plural are)

  1. farmyard (courtyard of a farm)

Zazaki[edit]

Noun[edit]

ara (c)

  1. breakfast