siri

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See also: Siri and ŝiri

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Tupi si'ri (to run, to slip), a reference to the crab walk.[1]

Noun[edit]

siri m (plural siris)

  1. crab

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FERREIRA, A. B. H. Novo Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa. Segunda edição. Rio de Janeiro: Nova Fronteira, 1986. p.1 593

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سِرّ (sirr).

Noun[edit]

siri (n class, plural siri)

  1. secret
  2. secrecy
  3. (euphemistic) private parts

Derived terms[edit]