lia

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See also: Lia, liǎ, and Lía

Esperanto[edit]

Determiner[edit]

lia ‎(accusative singular lian, plural liaj, accusative plural liajn)

  1. (possessive) his

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

lia

  1. third-person singular past historic of lier

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Ido[edit]

Determiner[edit]

lia

  1. (possessive) their

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish lïa, from Proto-Celtic *līwanks, from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁- ‎(stone) (compare Ancient Greek λᾶας ‎(lâas, stone), Albanian lerë ‎(boulder)).

Noun[edit]

lia m ‎(genitive singular lia, nominative plural liaga)

  1. stone, pillar-stone
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish líaig, cognate with Gothic 𐌻𐌴𐌺𐌴𐌹𐍃 ‎(lēkeis) and English leech ‎(physician).

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Noun[edit]

lia m ‎(genitive singular lia, nominative plural lianna)

  1. healer, physician
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Irish liae, from Proto-Celtic *liyants (compare Welsh lliant), present participle of *liyo-, from Proto-Indo-European *leyH- (compare Old Church Slavonic лити ‎(liti, to pour), Lithuanian líeti.

Noun[edit]

lia m ‎(genitive singular lia)

  1. flood, torrent
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Etymology 4[edit]

From the stem of Old Irish il ‎(many, much), from Proto-Indo-European *pelh₁-.

Adjective[edit]

lia

  1. more, more numerous

References[edit]

  • "lia" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 lía” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 2 lía” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 1 líaig” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

līā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of līō

References[edit]

  • LIA in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • lia in Richard Stillwell et al., editor (1976) The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

lia

  1. Nonstandard spelling of liǎ.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

lia

  1. First-person singular (eu) imperfect indicative of ler
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) imperfect indicative of ler

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Sursilvan) ligia
  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) leia

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lia f (plural lias)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) league

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

lia

  1. (Latin America) Informal second-person singular (voseo) affirmative imperative form of liar.

Tasmanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lia

  1. water