pyra

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pyra f (genitive pyrae); first declension

  1. (funeral) pyre

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pyra pyrae
Genitive pyrae pyrārum
Dative pyrae pyrīs
Accusative pyram pyrās
Ablative pyrā pyrīs
Vocative pyra pyrae

References[edit]

  • pyra”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pyra”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pyra in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • pyra in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • pyra”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pyra”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Polish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. May be related to Peru where potatoes come from.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɨ.ra/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɨra
  • Syllabification: py‧ra

Noun[edit]

pyra f (diminutive pyrka or pyreczka or pyruszka)

  1. (Poznań, Łódź) potato
    Synonyms: kartofel, perka, ziemniak
  2. (derogatory) a resident of Poznań
    Synonym: poznaniak
  3. (Łódź) a potato enthusiast

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

adjective
nouns

References[edit]

  • “Pyra”, in Słownik gwary miejskiej Poznania[1], (please provide a date or year)

Further reading[edit]

  • pyra in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • pyra in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

pyra f (plural pyras)

  1. Obsolete spelling of pira (used in Portugal until September 1911 and in Brazil until the 1940s).

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

pyra (present pyr, preterite pyrde, supine pyrt, imperative pyr)

  1. to smolder (of a fire, or with the same figurative senses as in English)
    Missnöjet pyrde inom landet. När som helst kunde en revolution bryta ut.
    There was smoldering dissatisfaction within the country. At any moment, a revolution could break out.

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