lia

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See also: Lia, LIA, lía, Lía, liǎ, and li'a

Esperanto[edit]

Determiner[edit]

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

  1. (possessive) his

See also[edit]


French[edit]

Verb[edit]

lia

  1. third-person singular past historic of lier

Anagrams[edit]


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
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

lia m (genitive singular lia, nominative plural lianna)

  1. healer, physician
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

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
Declension[edit]

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]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “lia”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • 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.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

lia f

  1. definite singular of li

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.

Swahili[edit]

Verb[edit]

-lia (infinitive kulia)

  1. Applicative form of -la

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of -lia
Non-finite forms
Form Positive Negative
Infinitive kulia kutolia
Simple finite forms
Positive form Singular Plural
Imperative lia lieni
Habitual hulia
Complex finite forms
Polarity Persons Persons / Classes Classes
1st 2nd 3rd / M-wa M-mi Ma Ki-vi N U Ku Pa Mu
Sg. Pl. Sg. Pl. Sg. / 1 Pl. / 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 / 14 15 / 17 16 18
Past
Positive nililia
nalilia
tulilia
twalilia
ulilia
walilia
mlilia
mwalilia
alilia walilia ulilia ililia lililia yalilia kililia vililia ililia zililia ulilia kulilia palilia mulilia
Relative niliolia
naliolia
tuliolia
twaliolia
uliolia
waliolia
mliolia
mwaliolia
aliolia waliolia uliolia iliolia liliolia yaliolia kiliolia viliolia iliolia ziliolia uliolia kuliolia paliolia muliolia
Negative sikulia hatukulia hukulia hamkulia hakulia hawakulia haukulia haikulia halikulia hayakulia hakikulia havikulia haikulia hazikulia haukulia hakukulia hapakulia hamukulia
Present
Positive ninalia
nalia
tunalia unalia mnalia analia wanalia unalia inalia linalia yanalia kinalia vinalia inalia zinalia unalia kunalia panalia munalia
Relative ninaolia
naolia
tunaolia unaolia mnaolia anaolia wanaolia unaolia inaolia linaolia yanaolia kinaolia vinaolia inaolia zinaolia unaolia kunaolia panaolia munaolia
Negative silii hatulii hulii hamlii halii hawalii haulii hailii halilii hayalii hakilii havilii hailii hazilii haulii hakulii hapalii hamulii
Future
Positive nitalia tutalia utalia mtalia atalia watalia utalia italia litalia yatalia kitalia vitalia italia zitalia utalia kutalia patalia mutalia
Relative nitakaolia tutakaolia utakaolia mtakaolia atakaolia watakaolia utakaolia itakaolia litakaolia yatakaolia kitakaolia vitakaolia itakaolia zitakaolia utakaolia kutakaolia patakaolia mutakaolia
Negative sitalia hatutalia hutalia hamtalia hatalia hawatalia hautalia haitalia halitalia hayatalia hakitalia havitalia haitalia hazitalia hautalia hakutalia hapatalia hamutalia
Subjunctive
Positive nilie tulie ulie mlie alie walie ulie ilie lilie yalie kilie vilie ilie zilie ulie kulie palie mulie
Negative nisilie tusilie usilie msilie asilie wasilie usilie isilie lisilie yasilie kisilie visilie isilie zisilie usilie kusilie pasilie musilie
Present Conditional
Positive ningelia tungelia ungelia mngelia angelia wangelia ungelia ingelia lingelia yangelia kingelia vingelia ingelia zingelia ungelia kungelia pangelia mungelia
Negative nisingelia
singelia
tusingelia
hatungelia
usingelia
hungelia
msingelia
hamngelia
asingelia
hangelia
wasingelia
hawangelia
usingelia
haungelia
isingelia
haingelia
lisingelia
halingelia
yasingelia
hayangelia
kisingelia
hakingelia
visingelia
havingelia
isingelia
haingelia
zisingelia
hazingelia
usingelia
haungelia
kusingelia
hakungelia
pasingelia
hapangelia
musingelia
hamungelia
Past Conditional
Positive ningalilia tungalilia ungalilia mngalilia angalilia wangalilia ungalilia ingalilia lingalilia yangalilia kingalilia vingalilia ingalilia zingalilia ungalilia kungalilia pangalilia mungalilia
Negative nisingalilia
singalilia
tusingalilia
hatungalilia
usingalilia
hungalilia
msingalilia
hamngalilia
asingalilia
hangalilia
wasingalilia
hawangalilia
usingalilia
haungalilia
isingalilia
haingalilia
lisingalilia
halingalilia
yasingalilia
hayangalilia
kisingalilia
hakingalilia
visingalilia
havingalilia
isingalilia
haingalilia
zisingalilia
hazingalilia
usingalilia
haungalilia
kusingalilia
hakungalilia
pasingalilia
hapangalilia
musingalilia
hamungalilia
Conditional Contrary to Fact
Positive ningelilia tungelilia ungelilia mngelilia angelilia wangelilia ungelilia ingelilia lingelilia yangelilia kingelilia vingelilia ingelilia zingelilia ungelilia kungelilia pangelilia mungelilia
General Relative
Positive niliao tuliao uliao mliao aliao waliao uliao iliao liliao yaliao kiliao viliao iliao ziliao uliao kuliao paliao muliao
Negative nisiolia tusiolia usiolia msiolia asiolia wasiolia usiolia isiolia lisiolia yasiolia kisiolia visiolia isiolia zisiolia usiolia kusiolia pasiolia musiolia
Gnomic
Positive nalia twalia walia mwalia alia walia walia yalia lalia yalia chalia vyalia yalia zalia walia kwalia palia mwalia
Perfect
Positive nimelia tumelia umelia mmelia amelia wamelia umelia imelia limelia yamelia kimelia vimelia imelia zimelia umelia kumelia pamelia mumelia
"Already"
Positive nimeshalia tumeshalia umeshalia mmeshalia ameshalia wameshalia umeshalia imeshalia limeshalia yameshalia kimeshalia vimeshalia imeshalia zimeshalia umeshalia kumeshalia pameshalia mumeshalia
"Not yet"
Negative sijalia hatujalia hujalia hamjalia hajalia hawajalia haujalia haijalia halijalia hayajalia hakijalia havijalia haijalia hazijalia haujalia hakujalia hapajalia hamujalia
"If/When"
Positive nikilia tukilia ukilia mkilia akilia wakilia ukilia ikilia likilia yakilia kikilia vikilia ikilia zikilia ukilia kukilia pakilia mukilia
"If not"
Negative nisipolia tusipolia usipolia msipolia asipolia wasipolia usipolia isipolia lisipolia yasipolia kisipolia visipolia isipolia zisipolia usipolia kusipolia pasipolia musipolia
Consecutive
Positive nikalia tukalia ukalia mkalia akalia wakalia ukalia ikalia likalia yakalia kikalia vikalia ikalia zikalia ukalia kukalia pakalia mukalia
Not all possible forms are listed in the table. Transitive verbs can take object concords, relative concords can agree with all noun classes, and many other forms not commonly seen in modern Standard Swahili are absent from the table. See Appendix:Swahili verbs for more information.

Tasmanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lia

  1. water