bia

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See also: B.I.A., bi-a, bi'a, and BIA

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bíad (compare Scottish Gaelic biadh).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bia m ‎(genitive singular bia, nominative plural bianna)

  1. food

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bia bhia mbia
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bia m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of bie

Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

bia

  1. first-person singular future absolute of at·tá

·bia

  1. third-person singular future conjunct of at·tá

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

·bia

  1. third-person singular future conjunct of benaid
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive conjunct of benaid

Related forms[edit]

  • bíth (absolute of third-person singular future)

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bijō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰī-. Germanic cognates include Old English bēo (English bee), Old Frisian (West Frisian bij), Dutch bij, Old High German bīa, bini (German Biene, dialectal Beie), Old Norse (Danish and Swedish bi). The Indo-European root is also the source of Lithuanian bìtė, Latvian bite, Proto-Slavic *bьčela (Old Church Slavonic бьчєла ‎(bĭčela), Russian пчела ‎(pčela)), Celtic *beko- (Old Irish bech, Irish beach).

Noun[edit]

bīa ?

  1. bee

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English beer.

Noun[edit]

bia f (plural bias)

  1. (US, Brazil, rare) beer

Synonyms[edit]


Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Surmiran, Vallader) bler
  • (Sutsilvan) blear
  • (Puter) bger

Etymology[edit]

From Latin valde.

Adjective[edit]

bia m (feminine singular biara, masculine plural biars, feminine plural biaras)

  1. (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) much, a lot of

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English beer.

Noun[edit]

bia (n class, plural bia)

  1. commercial beer

See also[edit]

  • pembe ‎(native beer)

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English beer.

Noun[edit]

bia

  1. beer

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bière, from English beer

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bia

  1. beer

Derived terms[edit]


Yagaria[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a loanword from English beer.

Noun[edit]

bia

  1. (Hua dialect) beer

References[edit]

  • John Haiman, Hua, a Papuan Language of the Eastern Highlands of New Guinea