piar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Of onomatopoetic origin, or possibly from Latin pipilāre, present active infinite of pipilō.

Verb[edit]

piar (first-person singular present pío, first-person singular preterite piei, past participle piado)

  1. to tweet, to chirp
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

piar m (plural piares)

  1. pillar (large post)
  2. pillar (essential part of something)

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Muellama[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Awa-Cuaiquer piá.

Noun[edit]

piar

  1. maize

References[edit]

  • Sergio Elías Ortiz, Lenguas y dialectos indigenas de Colombia

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pipilāre or of onomatopoetic origin, present active infinite of pipilō.

Verb[edit]

piar (first-person singular present indicative pio, past participle piado)

  1. to chirp (to make a short, sharp sound, as of small birds)
  2. (by extension) to chat

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of onomatopoetic origin, or possibly from Latin pipilāre, present active infinite of pipilō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

piar (first-person singular present pío, first-person singular preterite pie, past participle piado)

  1. to chirp

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: stressed í in certain conjugations; monosyllabic infinitives receive no written accent in certain conjugations. This change was put into effect in the 2010 spelling reforms by the RAE, so some other forms are still commonly seen.

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