bara

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Short for barazoku, from Japanese 薔薇族 (バラゾク, barazoku, literally "rose tribe"), the name of Japan's first modern gay men's magazine, named after a post-World War II term for gay men.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bara (uncountable)

  1. (Internet slang) A genre of homoerotic media, usually manga and often pornographic, made by gay men for gay men in Japan.
  2. (Internet slang) Gay male media of a similar style and aesthetic, regardless of the creator's gender or ethnicity.
  3. (Internet slang) Any homoerotic media or pornography that accentuates macho masculinity; gay porn.

Usage notes[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *bargos, *barginā (cake, bread) (compare Welsh bara, Old Cornish bara, Old Irish bairgen f (bread, loaf; food, plain diet)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bara m (plural baraioù)

  1. bread

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

bara (third person singular past indicative baraði, third person plural past indicative baraðu, supine barað)

  1. (reflexive) constrain (oneself)
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adverb[edit]

bara

  1. just, simply
  2. I wish
  3. if only
Synonyms[edit]

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bara

  1. Romanization of 𐌱𐌰𐍂𐌰

Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

barā̀ m (feminine baranyā̀, plural barōrī, possessed form baràn)

  1. servant
  2. A young person who out of respect volunteers to work for someone from time to time.

Noun[edit]

bar̃ā̀ f (plural bàr̃ā̀ce-bàr̃ā̀ce, possessed form bar̃àr̃)

  1. begging for alms

Noun[edit]

bā̀r̃ā f (possessed form bā̀r̃ar̃)

  1. one's focus (e.g., in aiming at or attempting to catch something)

Noun[edit]

bā̀ra f (possessed form bā̀rar̃)

  1. last year

Adverb[edit]

bā̀ra

  1. last year

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish vara/barra.

Noun[edit]

bára

  1. crowbar
  2. yardstick

Icelandic[edit]

Adverb[edit]

bara

  1. only, just, if only
    Ég á bara 200 krónur.
    I only have 200 krónur.
    Bara að hann hringi í mig...
    If only he'd call me...
  2. (emphatic, postpositive) only, just
    Þegiðu bara!
    Just shut up!
    Gerðu þetta bara og þegiðu!
    Just do it and shut up.

Derived terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Ilocano[edit]

Noun[edit]

bara

  1. lung

Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bara

  1. ember

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish bara (flow; intention, design).

Noun[edit]

bara f (genitive singular bara, nominative plural baraí)

  1. inclination, intention
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Irish bara (barrow), borrowed from Old Norse barar.

Noun[edit]

bara m (genitive singular bara, nominative plural baraí)

  1. barrow, cart
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bara bhara mbara
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "bara" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “bara” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “bara” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • 1 bara” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 2 bara” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Lombardic bāra (bier, litter), from Proto-Germanic *beraną (to carry).

Noun[edit]

bara f (plural bare)

  1. coffin

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

bara

  1. third-person singular present indicative of barare
  2. second-person singular imperative of barare

Jamaican Creole[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

bara

  1. borrow

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bara

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ばら

Javanese[edit]

Numeral[edit]

bara

  1. (cardinal) hundred million (108)

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bara m

  1. genitive singular form of bars

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bērō, whence also Old English bēr.

Noun[edit]

bāra f

  1. bier

Descendants[edit]


Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bera, bara (East Old Norse), from Proto-Germanic *bazōną.

Verb[edit]

bara

  1. to bare, make bare

Conjugation[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French barrer (to bar).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

a bará (third-person singular present barează, past participle barat1st conj.

  1. to bar; to block

Conjugation[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bara.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bâra/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧ra

Noun[edit]

bȁra f (Cyrillic spelling ба̏ра)

  1. puddle

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • bara” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بَرّ (barr, mainland).

Noun[edit]

bara (n class, plural bara)

  1. mainland
  2. continent

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bara

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of bar.

Adverb[edit]

bara

  1. just, only
    Jag ska bara läsa den här sidan också.
    I'll just read this page too.
    Vi har bara en bil.
    We have only one car.

Synonyms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

bara

  1. definite dative singular of bar

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *bargos, *barginā (cake, bread) (compare Breton bara, Old Cornish bara, Old Irish bairgen f (bread, loaf; food, plain diet)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bara m (plural {{{2}}})

  1. bread; loaf, slice (of bread), loaves
  2. (figuratively) food, meal, sustenance, means of subsistence, livelihood

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bara fara mara unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • bara”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, 2014