teia

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Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Catalan tea, from Latin taeda.

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Noun[edit]

teia f (plural teies)

  1. Resinous wood from the pith of a pine or other similar trees.
  2. Small torch, spill.
  3. (cant) knife
  4. (figuratively) constitution, makeup

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Hawaiian[edit]

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teia

  1. Niʻihau form of kēia (this)
    O Hawaii teia.
    This is Hawaii.

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  • In Niihau, diacritics are omitted. If one were to use them, the spelling would be tēia.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þegja, from Proto-Germanic *þagjaną.

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Verb[edit]

teia (present tense teier, past tense tagde, past participle tagd or tagt, present participle teiande, imperative tei)

  1. to become silent
  2. to be silent
  3. to not tell anyone, to keep secret
    Du teier vel om dette?
    You'll keep this secret, right?

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse tæja, from Proto-Norse ᛏᚨᚹᛁᛞᛟ (tawido) from Proto-Germanic *tawjaną.

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Verb[edit]

teia (present tense teier, past tense teidde, past participle teidd, passive infinitive teiast, present participle teiande, imperative tei)

  1. to separate, to tear apart, to solve something complicated
  2. to pick up
  3. to explain
    Teia ut alt saman
    Explain everything
  4. to look carefully (for something)

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese tea, from Latin tēla (web; loom). Doublet of tela (canvas; screen).

Noun[edit]

teia f (plural teias)

  1. web; spider web
    Synonym: teia de aranha
    • 1986, Sérgio Godinho (lyrics and music), “Lisboa Que Amanhece”, in Na Vida Real:
      Ao Cais dos Miradoiros / Vão chegando dos bares os navegantes / Amantes / Das teias que o amor e o fumo tecem
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. (weaving) woof (the set of yarns placed crosswise in a loom)
    Synonyms: trama, urdidura
  3. network (any interconnected group or system)
    Synonyms: emaranhado, rede
  4. (figuratively, literature) plot (general course of a story)
    Synonyms: enredo, trama
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Portuguese tea, from Latin tēda, taeda (torch).

Noun[edit]

teia f (plural teias)

  1. torch
    Synonyms: tocha, archote