diri

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *dīri-.

The sense “undercooked, not overcooked (of rice)“ might have developed from the sense “undercooked (of meat)", the sense “undercooked“ in applying the notion of meat still containing blood, thus being “alive“. Compare Crimean Tatar tiri (undercooked, of meat).

Adjective[edit]

diri (comparative daha diri, superlative ən diri, intensive dimdiri)

  1. living, which is alive
    diri quşliving bird
    diri balıqliving fish
    diri ilanliving snake
    Synonyms: canlı, sağ
    Antonym: ölü
  2. lively, vivid, vivacious
    Synonyms: canlı, qıvraq, cəld
  3. of rice etc.
    1. stiff, undercooked, half-done, raw
      xorəyin düyüsü diridirthe rice of the dish is [stil] raw
      Synonym: çiy
    2. crumbly, friable, not overcooked

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

diri (definite accusative dirini, plural dirilər)

  1. living person
    Ölülərimi, dirilərimi təhqir etdilər.
    They insulted dead and living relatives of mine.
    (literally, “They insulted my living and my dead.”)
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Tağıyev M. T. et al., editors (2006), “diri”, in Azərbaycanca-rusca lüğət [Azerbaijani–Russian Dictionary], volume I, Baku: Şərq-Qərb, page 791a

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French dire and Italian dire.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdiri/
  • Hyphenation: di‧ri
  • Rhymes: -iri
  • Audio:
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Verb[edit]

diri (present diras, past diris, future diros, conditional dirus, volitive diru)

  1. to say, tell

Conjugation[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Prefix[edit]

diri-

  1. use similar to English suffix -self

Noun[edit]

diri (plural, first-person possessive diriku, second-person possessive dirimu, third-person possessive dirinya)

  1. ego, self

Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

diri (used in the form berdiri)

  1. to stand

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

diri (plural diri-diri, informal 1st possessive diriku, impolite 2nd possessive dirimu, 3rd possessive dirinya)

  1. self

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French du riz.

Noun[edit]

diri

  1. rice

References[edit]

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Waray-Waray[edit]

Adverb[edit]

diri

  1. no

Interjection[edit]

diri

  1. no