tharra

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tharra ‎(uncountable)

  1. An alcoholic drink of North India and Pakistan, made from from yeast fermentation of sugar cane or wheat husk, and often brewed illegally.

Gamilaraay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central New South Wales *dharrang, from Proto-Pama-Nyungan *carra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t̪ara/ (reconstructed)

Noun[edit]

tharra

  1. (anatomy) thigh

References[edit]

  • Barry Alpher Proto-Pama-Nyungan etyma, in Australian Languages: Classification and the Comparative Method, edited by Claire Bowern and Harold Koch (Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2004)
  • Peter Austin, A Reference Dictionary of Gamilaraay, northern New South Wales (1993)

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tharra

  1. Lenited form of tarra.

Ngiyambaa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central New South Wales *dharrang, from Proto-Pama-Nyungan *carra.

Noun[edit]

tharra

  1. (anatomy) thigh