chia

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See also: Chia and chía

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish chía, from Classical Nahuatl chiyan (seed of the chia plant).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃiː.ə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːə

Noun[edit]

chia (countable and uncountable, plural chias)

  1. A Mexican sage grown for its edible seeds, Salvia hispanica.
  2. Salvia columbariae, a sage with similar seeds, native to the southwestern US and northwestern Mexico.

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Noun[edit]

chia (inanimate)

  1. Obsolete spelling of chiyan

Esperanto[edit]

Determiner[edit]

chia

  1. H-system spelling of ĉia

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

chia

  1. third-person singular past historic of chier

Min Nan[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of chia – see (“here”).
(This character, chia, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -iɐ
  • Hyphenation: chi‧a

Verb[edit]

chia

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

Vietnamese[edit]

Vietnamese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (subdivision; to disburse, SV: chi).

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Verb[edit]

chia (, 𢺹, 𢺺, 𬨟)

  1. (arithmetic) to divide
    chia (cho)(to be) divided by
    chia hết choto be divisible by
  2. to distribute; to share (something with others)
  3. (grammar) to conjugate

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