noria

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English[edit]

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a noria

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish noria, from Arabic نَاعُورَة(nāʿūra), from Classical Syriac ܢܥܘܪܬܐ(nāʿōrtāʾ, water wheel; growler), from ܢܥܪ(nʿar, to roar, growl, bray).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈnɔː.ɹɪə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈnɔɹ.i.ə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔːriə

Noun[edit]

noria (plural norias)

  1. A water wheel with attached buckets, used to raise and deposit water.
  2. Any machine using buckets to raise water to an aqueduct.
    • 1901 October 11, Colonel F. V. Corbett, “Report on Irrigation in Natal”, in The Agricultural Journal and Mining Record[1], volume 4, number 16, page 492:
      The "Noria" pump is a bucket-and-chain arrangement, well known, I believe, in the Cape Colony as the "bakkies" pump; it is very effective for it lifts from 10 feet to 30 feet.

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish noria, from Arabic نَاعُورَة(nāʿūra), from Classical Syriac ܢܥܘܪܬܐ(nāʿōrtāʾ, water wheel; growler), from ܢܥܪ(nʿar, to roar, growl, bray).

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noria f (plural norias)

  1. noria

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic نَاعُورَة(nāʿūra), from Classical Syriac ܢܥܘܪܬܐ(nāʿōrtāʾ, water wheel; growler), from ܢܥܪ(nʿar, to roar, growl, bray).

Noun[edit]

noria f (plural norie)

  1. noria

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic نَاعُورَة(nāʿūra), from Classical Syriac ܢܥܘܪܬܐ(nāʿōrtāʾ, water wheel; growler), from ܢܥܪ(nʿar, to roar, growl, bray).

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noria f (plural norias)

  1. noria
  2. Ferris wheel
    Synonym: rueda de la fortuna