parra

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See also: párra, párrá, and parrà

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

parra (plural parras, diminutive parratjie)

  1. (colloquial) Alternative form of padda
  2. (crude, slang) vagina; female genitalia

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese parar (to halt, to stop).

Verb[edit]

parra (present parra, present participle parraende, past participle geparra)

  1. (fishing) to stop a fishing boat and wait; to keep a boat in a certain position
  2. (fishing, imperative) row slower

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *spḗr (sparrow, bird). Cognate with English sparrow.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

parra f (genitive parrae); first declension

  1. A bird of ill omen; perhaps the barn owl

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative parra parrae
Genitive parrae parrārum
Dative parrae parrīs
Accusative parram parrās
Ablative parrā parrīs
Vocative parra parrae

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpa.ʁa/
  • Hyphenation: par‧ra

Noun[edit]

parra f (plural parras)

  1. shoot or stem of a vine with leaves
    Synonym: pâmpano
  2. excessive pride, bragging
    Synonym: bazófia

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gothic *𐍀𐌰𐍂𐍂𐌰 (parra), *𐍀𐌰𐍂𐍂𐌰𐌽𐍃 (parrans, trellis; fencing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

parra f (plural parras)

  1. grapevine (the plant on which grapes grow)

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