baia

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See also: Baia and baía

Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French baie, from Latin bāca.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

baia f (plural baies)

  1. berry (small fruit)

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈba.ja/
  • Rhymes: -aja
  • Hyphenation: bà‧ia

Etymology 1[edit]

Back-formation from an obsolete verb baiare.

Noun[edit]

baia f (plural baie) (uncommon)

  1. mockery, teasing
    Synonyms: beffa, canzonatura, presa in giro
  2. trifle, whiffle, bagatelle
    Synonyms: bagattella, inezia

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French baille, from Late Latin baiula [​aquae​] (carrier [of water]), from a feminine form of Latin baiulus (carrier, porter).

Noun[edit]

baia f (plural baie)

  1. A washtub for clothes, formerly used on ships.

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowing from French baie, of uncertain origin.

Noun[edit]

baia f (plural baie)

  1. (geography) bay (body of water)
    Synonyms: cala, golfo, insenatura

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

baia

  1. feminine singular of baio

Anagrams[edit]

References[edit]

  • baia1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • baia2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • baia3 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From baio, from Latin badius.

Noun[edit]

baia f (plural baias)

  1. stall (compartment for a single animal)

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

baia f

  1. definite nominative singular of baie: the bathroom
  2. definite accusative singular of baie: the bathroom