dira

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See also: dirá, díra, dirà, and dīrā

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic (m) ذِرَاع (ḏirāʿ, cubit), from (f) ذِرَاع (ḏirāʿ, arm).

Noun[edit]

dira (plural diras)

  1. The Arabian cubit, whose value varied by place, time, and item from about 25–75 cm (10 in–2 ft 5½ in).

Anagrams[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Adverb[edit]

dira

  1. there

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

dira

  1. third-person singular future of dire

Anagrams[edit]


Hiligaynon[edit]

Adverb[edit]

dirâ

  1. there, yonder

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inflected form of dīrus (fearful).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dīra

  1. nominative feminine singular of dīrus
  2. nominative neuter plural of dīrus
  3. accusative neuter plural of dīrus
  4. vocative feminine singular of dīrus
  5. vocative neuter plural of dīrus

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dīrā

  1. ablative feminine singular of dīrus

References[edit]

  • dira in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic دَائِرَة (dāʾira, circle).

Noun[edit]

dira (n class, plural dira)

  1. compass (instrument to determine cardinal directions)

Yaygir[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Pama-Nyungan *rirra.

Noun[edit]

dira

  1. tooth

Further reading[edit]

  • Barry Alpher, Proto-Pama-Nyungan etyma, in Claire Bowern, Harold James Koch, Australian Languages: Classification and the Comparative Method (2004, ISBN 9027247617