lira

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Italian lira.

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lira ‎(plural lire or liras)

  1. The basic unit of currency in Turkey.
  2. The currency of Lebanon (also pound), Syria (also pound), Jordan (also dinar), former currency of Italy, Malta, San Marino and the Vatican City, superseded by the euro.
  3. The former currency of Israel, superseded by the sheqel.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

lira

  1. A Ukrainian folk musical instrument similar to the hurdy-gurdy.

Etymology 3[edit]

lira ‎(plural lirae)

  1. Any of a set of fine ridges on the shells of some molluscs

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lībra.[1]

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Noun[edit]

lira f

  1. lira (former currency of Italy) [19th c.]
  2. lira (currency of Turkey)
  3. lira (former currency of Israel)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "lira" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, ISBN 978-80-7335-393-3, page 381.

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

lira

  1. third-person singular future of lire

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Italian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlira/, [ˈl̺iː.r̺a]
  • Hyphenation: lì‧ra

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin lībra.

Noun[edit]

lira f ‎(plural lire)

  1. lira

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin lyra.

Noun[edit]

lira f ‎(plural lire)

  1. lyre

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *loisā (whence also Oscan feminine ablative plural 𐌋𐌖𐌉𐌔𐌀𐌓𐌉𐌚𐌔 ‎(luisarifs, the name of a month, perhaps "in which the furrows are drawn")) from Proto-Indo-European *lóyseh₂ ‎(following, track; furrow) (whence Old High German leisa ‎(track) (German Gleis), Old Church Slavonic лѣха ‎(lěxa, field bed, furrow), Old Prussian lyso ‎(field bed)),[1] from *leys- ‎(track, furrow, trace, trail) (whence Proto-Germanic *lizaną ‎(to know, understand) *laizijaną ‎(teach), *liznaną ‎(learn)).[2]

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līra f ‎(genitive līrae); first declension[3]

  1. the earth thrown up between two furrows, a ridge
  2. (agriculture) furrow

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First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative līra līrae
genitive līrae līrārum
dative līrae līrīs
accusative līram līrās
ablative līrā līrīs
vocative līra līrae

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “līra” in Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 345
  2. ^ Helmut Rix (ed.) (2001), Lexikon der indogermanischen Verben (second edition), Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, pages 409, 410
  3. ^ lira” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.

Old English[edit]

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lira m (nominative plural liran)

  1. Fleshy part of the body without fat or bone, brawn

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Polish[edit]

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lira (#1)

Noun[edit]

lira f

  1. lyre
  2. black grouse's tail

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

lira f (plural liras)

  1. lyre (a stringed musical instrument)
  2. lira (unit of currency)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lira, from Ancient Greek λύρα ‎(lúra).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lîːra/
  • Hyphenation: li‧ra

Noun[edit]

lȋra f (Cyrillic spelling ли̑ра)

  1. lyre

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References[edit]

  • lira” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene[edit]

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Noun[edit]

líra f ‎(genitive líre, nominative plural líre)

  1. lyre (musical instrument)

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin lyra, from Ancient Greek λύρα ‎(lúra).

Noun[edit]

lira f ‎(plural liras)

  1. lyre

Etymology 2[edit]

From Italian lira, from Latin libra.

Noun[edit]

lira f ‎(plural liras)

  1. lira (former currency of Italy)

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

lira ‎(present lirar, preterite lirade, supine lirat, imperative lira)

  1. (colloquial) to play (a sport, an instrument or a game)

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian lira.

Noun[edit]

lira ‎(definite accusative lirayı, plural liralar)

  1. Turkish lira.

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