pira

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See also: PIRA, pirá, píra, and pirã

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *pijax, compare Tetum hira.

Pronoun[edit]

pirá

  1. (interrogative) how many

Guaraní[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pira (plural pirakuéra)

  1. fish

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pyra, from Ancient Greek πῦρ (pûr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpi.ra/
  • Rhymes: -ira
  • Hyphenation: pì‧ra

Noun[edit]

pira f (plural pire)

  1. pyre

Anagrams[edit]


Javanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Javanese pira.

Pronoun[edit]

pira

  1. how many

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈpi.ra/, [ˈpɪrä]

Noun[edit]

pira

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of pirum

Maranao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *pijax.

Pronoun[edit]

pira

  1. how many

Old Javanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *pijax, compare Cebuano pila.

Pronoun[edit]

pira

  1. how many

Old Tupi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pira

  1. skin

References[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpi.ɾɐ/, [ˈpi.ɾɐ]

  • Hyphenation: pi‧ra

Noun[edit]

pira f (plural piras)

  1. pyre (heap on which corpses are burned)
  2. (slang) thingamajig, gizmo, thingy (something whose name is unknown)
    Synonyms: coisa, (Brazil) troço, (Brazil) treco, (Brazil) negócio, (Brazil) bagulho, (Brazil) bagaça, trem, (Portugal) cena, bang
  3. (Brazil, slang) a proposition, suggestion or theory considered absurd or rather unlikely
    Synonyms: viajada, piração

Verb[edit]

pira

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

Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *pira, from the plural of Latin pirum, reanalyzed as a feminine singular. Compare Italian pera, French poire, Spanish pera.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pira f (plural piras)

  1. pear (fruit)

Slovene[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pyrь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

píra f

  1. spelt (grain) (Triticum spelta)

Inflection[edit]

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. píra
gen. sing. píre
singular dual plural
nominative píra píri píre
accusative píro píri píre
genitive píre pír pír
dative píri pírama píram
locative píri pírah pírah
instrumental píro pírama pírami

Further reading[edit]

  • pira”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin pyra (pyre), from Ancient Greek πυρά (purá), from πῦρ (pûr, fire). Cognate with English fire.

Noun[edit]

pira f (plural piras)

  1. pyre

Etymology 2[edit]

From Caló [Term?].

Noun[edit]

pira f (plural piras)

  1. escape, flight
    Synonyms: fuga, huida
Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

pira

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of pirar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of pirar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of pirar.

Further reading[edit]


Warlpiri[edit]

Noun[edit]

pira

  1. moon