bara

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Short for barazoku, from Japanese 薔薇族 (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)), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰars- (spike, prickle) (Old Norse barr (corn, grain, barley), Latin far (spelt), Serbo-Croatian бра̏шно/brȁšno).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bara m (plural baraioù)

  1. bread

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “bara”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, page 17

Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧ra

Noun[edit]

bara

  1. a yard; a unit of length equal to 3 feet

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]

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bara m (uncountable)

  1. (Ivory Coast slang) work, labour
    • 2019 April 1, La rappeuse NASH, “La rappeuse NASH nommée ambassadrice nationale UNICEF”, in A UNICEF press release, spread by Ivorian.net, Fratmat, Allafrica, Afrique Femme, Abidjan TV, Ivoire Soir, Africa Hot News:
      Ma science pour les gopios, c’est de : couman fah-fah avec eux, prendre dra de leur melanhement, de leur miria, djaouli ceux qui veulent fraya au souklou, ou avoir un bara djidji par rapport à un graya général demso, decrou un bon soutrali par rapport à les bognan et leur gué un nouveau douahou et mettre mon fangan au-devant pour leurs wés.
      My science for the children is: to do some plain talk with them, discover their troubles, their concerns, to make provisions for those who want to go to school, or to have some real work in relation to a general sustenance, to render some good help in relation to their problems and give them a new chance, and to apply my power for their dreams.

Verb[edit]

bara

  1. (Ivory Coast slang) to work, to labour

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]

Borrowed from Spanish vara/barra.

Noun[edit]

bára

  1. crowbar
  2. yardstick

Ibatan[edit]

Noun[edit]

bara

  1. (anatomy) lung

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse *bara (barely, only), from *barr, Old West Norse berr, from Proto-Germanic *bazaz (bare). Compare Swedish bara.

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.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Ilocano[edit]

Noun[edit]

bara

  1. lung

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay bara.

Noun[edit]

bara (plural, first-person possessive baraku, second-person possessive baramu, third-person possessive baranya)

  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

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
Derived terms[edit]

Declension[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]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈba.ra/
  • Hyphenation: bà‧ra

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

bara f (plural bare)

  1. bier (litter to transport the corpse of a dead person)
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Paradiso, Le Monnier, published 2002, Canto XI, lines 112–117, page 208–209:
      a’ frati suoi, sì com’a giuste rede, ¶ raccomandò la donna sua più cara, ¶ e comandò che l’amassero a fede; ¶ e del suo grembo l’anima preclara ¶ mover si volle, tornando al suo regno, ¶ e al suo corpo non volle altra bara.
      Unto his friars, as to the rightful heirs, his most dear Lady [Poverty] did he [St. Francis] recommend, and bade that they should love her faithfully; and from her bosom the illustrious soul wished to depart, returning to its realm, and for its body wished no other bier.
  2. coffin (box in which a person is buried)
    Synonym: tabuto (regional)
    Il cadavere fu deposto nella bara.
    The body was placed in the coffin.
    molte bare in attesa di sepoltura
    a number of coffins awaiting burial
  3. (obsolete) litter, stretcher
    Synonyms: barella, lettiga
  4. (religion) A carriage used to transport a saint's relics.
  5. An animal-drawn carriage typical of Tuscany and Liguria.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

bara

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

Further reading[edit]

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

Jamaican Creole[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

bara

  1. borrow

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bara

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ばら
  2. Rōmaji transcription of バラ

Javanese[edit]

Other scripts
Carakan ꦧꦫ
Roman bara

Etymology[edit]

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

Numeral[edit]

bara

  1. hundred million (108)

Kikuyu[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

As for Tonal Class, Benson (1964) classifies this term into Class 1 with a disyllabic stem, together with ndaka, and so on.
  • (Kiambu)

Noun[edit]

bara class 9/10 (plural bara)

  1. road
    Synonyms: barabara, njĩra

References[edit]

  • “barabara” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary, p. 24. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  1. ^ Yukawa, Yasutoshi (1981). "A Tentative Tonal Analysis of Kikuyu Nouns: A Study of Limuru Dialect." In Journal of Asian and African Studies, No. 22, 75–123.

Laboya[edit]

Preposition[edit]

bara

  1. nearby, at, close

References[edit]

  • Rina, A. Dj.; Kabba, John Lado B. (2011), “bara”, in Kamus Bahasa Lamboya, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat [Dictionary of Lamboya Language, West Sumba Regency], Waikabubak: Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat, page 8

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bara m

  1. genitive singular form of bars

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *baʀah, from Proto-Austronesian *baʀah.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bara (Jawi spelling بارا‎, plural bara-bara, informal 1st possessive baraku, impolite 2nd possessive baramu, 3rd possessive baranya)

  1. ember

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: bara

References[edit]


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]


Rwanda-Rundi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-bàda.

Verb[edit]

-bara (infinitive kubara, perfective -baze)

  1. to count, calculate

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

Noun[edit]

bara (Cyrillic spelling бара)

  1. genitive singular of bȃr

Shona[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese bala.

Noun[edit]

bará class 5 (plural mapará class 6)

  1. bullet

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بَرّ(barr, mainland).

Noun[edit]

bara (n class, plural bara) or bara (ma class, plural mabara)

  1. mainland
  2. continent
    Synonym: kontinenti

See also[edit]

(continents) mabara; Afrika (Africa), Amerika (America), Antaktika (Antarctica) or Antaktiki, Asia (Asia), Ulaya (Europe) or Uropa, Amerika ya Kaskazini (North America), Australia (Oceania), Amerika ya Kusini (South America) (Category: sw:Continents) [edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish bara, from Old Norse *bara (barely, only), from *barr, from Proto-Germanic *bazaz (bare). Compare Icelandic bara.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ba (colloquial)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbɑːˌra]
  • (file)

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 bara)

  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]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “bara”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies