pire

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See also: piré and pirë

Chinook Jargon[edit]

  1. fire

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French pire, from Old French pire, from Latin peior, from Proto-Indo-European *ped-yōs (to the ground, downward). Related to pis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /piʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iʁ

Adjective[edit]

pire (plural pires)

  1. comparative degree of mauvais: worse
    Antonym: meilleur

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

pire m (uncountable)

  1. (le pire) the worst

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Guaraní[edit]

Noun[edit]

pire

  1. skin
  2. leather

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpi.re/
  • Rhymes: -ire
  • Hyphenation: pì‧re

Noun[edit]

pire

  1. plural of pira

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

pire

  1. vocative singular of pirus

Mapudungun[edit]

Noun[edit]

pire (Raguileo spelling)

  1. snow
  2. hail

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

pire

  1. Alternative form of pirie

Old French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pire

  1. nominative singular of peior
  2. Alternative form of peior

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

pire

  1. inflection of pirar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pire n (plural pireuri)

  1. Alternative form of piure

Declension[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pìrē m (Cyrillic spelling пѝре̄)

  1. mash

Declension[edit]

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpiɾe/, [ˈpi.ɾe]

Verb[edit]

pire

  1. inflection of pirar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish پیره(pire), from Proto-Turkic *bürge, *bürče (flea).

Noun[edit]

pire (definite accusative pireyi, plural pireler)

  1. flea

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Walloon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French pierre, from Latin petra, from Ancient Greek πέτρα (pétra, stone, rock).

Noun[edit]

pire f

  1. stone