giro

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See also: Giro, girò, giró, gîro, ĝiro, and giro-

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Via German, from Italian giro (circulation), from Latin gyrus (circle), from Ancient Greek γῦρος (gûros, circle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Homophones: gyro
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

giro (plural giros)

  1. (in Europe) A transfer of funds between different account holders, carried out by the bank according to payer's written instructions.
  2. (Britain, informal) An unemployment benefit cheque.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

giro (third-person singular simple present giros, present participle giroing, simple past and past participle giroed)

  1. To transfer funds between different account holders, carried out by the bank according to payer's written instructions.

Anagrams[edit]


Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

giro

  1. environment

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

giro

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of girar

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian giro, from Latin gyrus, from Ancient Greek γῦρος (gûros, circle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sjiːro/, [ˈɕiːo]

Noun[edit]

giro c (singular definite giroen, plural indefinite giroer)

  1. giro

Inflection[edit]


Fiji Hindi[edit]

Verb[edit]

giro

  1. to fall

Conjugation[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gȳrus, from Ancient Greek γῦρος (gûros).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒi.ro/
  • Rhymes: -iro
  • Hyphenation: gì‧ro

Noun[edit]

giro m (plural giri)

  1. turn, twist, rotation, revolution
  2. detour
  3. lap (of a race)
  4. tour, trip, stroll
  5. (in the plural) rounds (of a postman etc)
  6. period, space, course, time, run
  7. ring (illicit)
  8. turn, round
  9. circulation (of money)
  10. row (of knitting)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

giro

  1. first-person singular indicative present of girare

Anagrams[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Italian giro, from Ancient Greek γῦρος (gûros)

Noun[edit]

giro m (definite singular giroen, indefinite plural giroer, definite plural giroene)

  1. a giro, a money transfer
  2. a short-form payment slip

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Italian giro, from Ancient Greek γῦρος (gûros)

Noun[edit]

giro m (definite singular giroen, indefinite plural giroar, definite plural giroane)

  1. a giro, a money transfer
  2. a short-form payment slip

References[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

giro m (feminine singular gira, masculine plural giros, feminine plural giras, comparable)

  1. (Portugal, colloquial) cute, pretty
    O gato é muito giro.The cat is very cute.

Noun[edit]

giro m (plural giros)

  1. rotation, turn (the act of turning around a centre or an axis)
    Ele fez um giro de 180 graus.
    He has made a turnaround of a hundred and eighty degrees.

Verb[edit]

giro

  1. first-person singular present indicative of gerir

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin gȳrus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

giro m (plural giros)

  1. turn, spin
  2. tour
  3. (finance) giro, a money transfer
  4. (economics) economical activity type or kind
  5. (chemistry) spin number

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

giro

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of girar.

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

giro n

  1. giro (method or institution for money transfer)
  2. a giro account
  3. the bicycle competition Giro d'Italia (inflected like a noun, often capitalized, but not always)
    Hemmacyklisten Ivan Basso vann girot för andra gången
    The Italian bicyclist Ivan Basso won the Giro for the second time

Declension[edit]

Declension of giro 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative giro girot giron girona
Genitive giros girots girons gironas

Related terms[edit]