pia

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

pia

  1. (anatomy) The pia mater, the innermost of the meninges that protect the brain and spinal cord
    • 2009, January 25, “Denis Campbell”, in Kian, 4, needs a miracle. He's in the right place[1]:
      One screen in the theatre relays live colour pictures of Harkness and his colleague Tiernan Byrnes's progress, cutting and pushing through first the dura, then the arachnoid and finally the pia, the thin, spider's web-type membranes that cover the brain itself.

Anagrams[edit]


Allentiac[edit]

Noun[edit]

pia ‎(plural pia-guiam)

  1. father

Reference[edit]

  • Discovery of a Fragment of the Printed Copy of the Work on the Language of the Millcayac Indians (1913) (in notes)
  • Willem F. H. Adelaar, The Languages of the Andes (2004), citing Luis de Valdiva's work

Comanche[edit]

Noun[edit]

pia

  1. mother

Esperanto[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pia ‎(accusative singular pian, plural piaj, accusative plural piajn)

  1. pious

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *pia, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian, compare Indonesian rumbia

Noun[edit]

pia

  1. Polynesian arrowroot
  2. starch

Etymology 2[edit]

English beer

Noun[edit]

pia

  1. beer

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from piál.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpiʲɒ]
  • Hyphenation: pia

Noun[edit]

pia ‎(plural piák)

  1. (slang) booze, drink, grog, liquor

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative pia piák
accusative piát piákat
dative piának piáknak
instrumental piával piákkal
causal-final piáért piákért
translative piává piákká
terminative piáig piákig
essive-formal piaként piákként
essive-modal
inessive piában piákban
superessive pián piákon
adessive piánál piáknál
illative piába piákba
sublative piára piákra
allative piához piákhoz
elative piából piákból
delative piáról piákról
ablative piától piáktól
Possessive forms of pia
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. piám piáim
2nd person sing. piád piáid
3rd person sing. piája piái
1st person plural piánk piáink
2nd person plural piátok piáitok
3rd person plural piájuk piáik

Derived terms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pia

  1. feminine singular of pio

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pia

  1. nominative feminine singular of pius
  2. nominative neuter plural of pius
  3. accusative neuter plural of pius
  4. vocative feminine singular of pius
  5. nominative neuter plural of pius

piā

  1. ablative feminine singular of pius

References[edit]


Pipil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nahuan *piya, from Proto-Uto-Aztecan *pura. Compare Classical Nahuatl piya(to keep, to protect)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

-pia

  1. (transitive) to have, to possess, to keep
    Ini kunet kipia miak awilti
    This kid has many toys

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese pia, from Latin pīla(mortar).

Noun[edit]

pia f (plural pias)

  1. sink
  2. basin

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

pia

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of piar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of piar

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

pia

  1. (Latin America) Informal second-person singular (voseo) affirmative imperative form of piar.

Swahili[edit]

Adverb[edit]

pia

  1. also
  2. all (used with -ote for emphasis)