pare

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English paren, from Old French parer (to arrange, prepare, trim), from Latin parō (I prepare, arrange; I provide, furnish; I resolve, purpose) (related to pariō (I bear, I give birth to; I spawn, produce, beget; I procure, acquire)), from a Proto-Indo-European *per- (to bring forward, bring forth).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare (third-person singular simple present pares, present participle paring, simple past and past participle pared)

  1. (transitive) To remove the outer covering or skin of something with a cutting device, typically a knife.
    Victor pared some apples in preparation to make a tart.
  2. (transitive, often with down or back) To reduce, diminish or trim gradually something as if by cutting off.
    Albert had to pare his options down by disregarding anything beyond his meager budget.
    • 1960 April, “The European Summer Timetables”, in Trains Illustrated, page 223:
      From May 29 another 10 min. are being pared from the southbound journey, and the time over the 504.4 miles from Paris to Hendaye will come down to 6 hr. 58 min., an average of 72.4 m.p.h. with two intermediate stops.
  3. To trim the hoof of a horse.
  4. (Ireland, slang) To sharpen a pencil.

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish پاره(pare, para).

Noun[edit]

pare f

  1. money

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive of parar

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pater, patrem, from Proto-Italic *patēr, from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pare m (plural pares)

  1. father

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Coastal Konjo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *pajay, from Proto-Austronesian *pajay.

Noun[edit]

pare

  1. paddy (unmilled rice), rice (plant)

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of paren

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From paro +‎ -e.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

pare

  1. pairwise

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. inflection of parer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. inflection of parir:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Javanese ꦥꦫꦺ (paré). Doublet of paria and pêria.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpare/
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ré
  • Rhymes: -re, -e

Noun[edit]

paré (first-person possessive pareku, second-person possessive paremu, third-person possessive parenya)

  1. bitter gourd

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Interlingua[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. present of parer
  2. imperative of parer

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpa.re/
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: pà‧re

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

pare

  1. plural of para

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. third-person singular present indicative of parere

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Laboya[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pare

  1. rice (plant)

See also[edit]

  • kadodo (cooked rice)
  • wiha (uncooked rice)

References[edit]

  • Allahverdi Verdizade (2019), “pare”, in Lamboya word list, Leiden: LexiRumah

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pārē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of pāreō

Maore Comorian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pare 5 (plural mavare 6)

  1. road

References[edit]

  • pare” in Outils & Ressources pour l'Exploitation de la Langue Comorienne, 2008.

Ngazidja Comorian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pare 5 (plural mapvare 6)

  1. road

References[edit]

  • pare” in Outils & Ressources pour l'Exploitation de la Langue Comorienne, 2008.

Northern Kurdish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pare m

  1. money

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pare

  1. inflection of para (other):
    1. masculine/neuter locative singular
    2. masculine nominative/accusative plural
    3. feminine vocative singular

Portuguese[edit]

Brazilian stop sign

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: (Brazil) -aɾi, (Portugal) -aɾɨ
  • Hyphenation: pa‧re

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of parar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of parar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of parar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of parar

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. third-person singular present indicative of părea

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • paraid (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader)
  • preit (Sursilvan)

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *paretem, from Latin pariēs, parietem.

Noun[edit]

pare f (plural pares)

  1. (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) (internal) wall
  2. (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) rock face

Related terms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) mir
  • (Surmiran) meir
  • (Puter, Vallader) mür

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish پاره(pare, para), from Persian پاره(pâre).

Noun[edit]

pare f (Cyrillic spelling паре)

  1. money


Spanish[edit]

Chilean stop sign

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpaɾe/, [ˈpa.ɾe]

Noun[edit]

pare m (plural pares)

  1. (Latin America) stop sign

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. inflection of parar:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative
  2. inflection of parir:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Final clipping of kumpare, kompadre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pa‧re
  • IPA(key): /ˈpaɾe/, [ˈpɐ.ɾe]

Noun[edit]

pare

  1. buddy; close male friend
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:kaibigan
    Coordinate term: mare
  2. (informal) Term of address to a male stranger

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Spanish padre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pa‧re
  • IPA(key): /ˈpaɾeʔ/, [ˈpɐ.ɾeʔ]

Noun[edit]

parè

  1. (religion, archaic) Alternative spelling of pari

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Toraja-Sa'dan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *pajay, from Proto-Austronesian *pajay.

Noun[edit]

pare

  1. paddy (unmilled rice), rice (plant)

Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pater, patrem. Compare Italian padre.

Noun[edit]

pare m (plural pari)

  1. father

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