siar

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Greenlandic[edit]

Affix[edit]

siar

  1. used to express a quality of being slightly in one direction
    tunuaamitsiarit!
    Move a little backwards!
    ungasiarpoq
    He is rather far away.

Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Baltic language; compare Lithuanian sesuo.

Noun[edit]

siar ‎(genitive sissaaren, partitive siaart)

  1. sister

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish síar

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

siar

  1. (destination) westerly, to the west

Adverb[edit]

siar

  1. west, westward
  2. back, to the rear

Usage notes[edit]

  • This word refers only to an ultimate destination of movement (i.e., "to the west").
  • The adjective is indeclinable in Irish

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

siar

  1. western, west

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West Coast Bajau[edit]

Noun[edit]

siar

  1. shrimp (decapod crustacean)

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