teia

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See also: Teia and Téia

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þegja.

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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]

Spelt tæja until 1938, with a shorter alternative , still part of the official spelling. From Old Norse tæja, from Proto-Germanic *tawjaną.

Verb[edit]

teia (present tense teier, past tense teidde, past participle teidd, passive infinitive teitt, 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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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).

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teia f (plural teias)

  1. torch
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