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; 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]


Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *bargo-, *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

Derived terms[edit]


Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bara

  1. Romanization of 𐌱𐌰𐍂𐌰

Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

barā̀ m ‎(plural barori, feminine baranya)

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

Noun[edit]

bar̃ā̀ f ‎(plural barace barace)

  1. begging for alms

Noun[edit]

bā̀r̃ā f

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

Adverb[edit]

bā̀ra

  1. last year

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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]

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), a borrowing from Old Norse barar.

Noun[edit]

bara m ‎(genitive singular bara, nominative plural baraí)

  1. barrow
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.

References[edit]

  • "bara" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 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]

From Lombardic *bāra ‎(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 reading of ばら

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]

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]


Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ˈbara/

Noun[edit]

bara m

  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.

References[edit]