tiro

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See also: Tiro, tīro, tirò, and tiró

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tiro (a young soldier, a beginner)

Noun[edit]

tiro (plural tiros or tiroes)

  1. A newly recruited soldier.
  2. A novice without practical experience.

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Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

tiro

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tirar

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

tiro

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of tirar

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish tiro, from tirar (shoot, throw), from Proto-Germanic *teraną (to tear, tear away, rip or snatch off, pull violently, tug), from Proto-Indo-European *derə- (to tear, tear apart).

Verb[edit]

tiro

  1. (dated) to shoot, to fire a weapon
  2. (dated) to shoot a goal

Synonyms[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since 1370; back-formation from tirar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tiro m (plural tiros)

  1. shot, throw, cast
    • 1370, Ramón Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 506:
      Et, sen falla, Paris fezo esta uez moy bõ tiro et moy grã sua prol et de seus amigos, ca nũca seus ẽemigos rreçeberõ tã grã dãno, nẽ tomarõ tã grã perda cõmo esta.
      And, no doubt, Paris did this time a great shot and very beneficial for him and his friends, because never had their enemies received such a large damage nor had they took such a great loss as this one
    • 1470, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. Vigo: Galaxia, page 362:
      tódolos outros diseron juntamente que esteueram no arroydo e que uiran matar ao irmao de Gonçaluo Roíz e seu cunhado e outros pyós e que uiram tyrar a Fernán de Sam Payo, e dyserom que ele fezera muytas fyrydas e matara ó dito Gonçaluo Roz, e que ouuera muitos dynheyros dos ditos fynados, e mais diseron que se gauaba que de XX tyros que tyrara que todos empregara, saluo dous
      all the rest said altogether that they were at the riot and that they saw how Gonzalvo Rois' brother, and his brother-in-law, and other pawns, were killed; and that they saw Fernán de Sampaio shooting; and they said that he caused many wounds and that he killed the aforementioned Gonzalvo Rois, and that he took many moneys from the dead; and they added that he was boasting that of twenty shots he had shoot, all but two were put to good use
  2. gunshot
  3. shooting
  4. flue of a chimney
  5. ascending current of air of a chimney which evacuates the smoke caused by combustion

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • tiro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • tyros” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • tiro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • tiro” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • tiro” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tirare (to pull).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tiro m (plural tiri)

  1. pull, tug, draught
  2. throw, cast
  3. (sports) shooting
  4. (sports) shot, throw
  5. (of weapons) shot, shooting, firing, range, reach
  6. (military) fire
  7. trick, turn
  8. (of a cigarette) puff
  9. (of a drug) sniff

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

tiro

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tirare

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Etruscan 𐌕𐌉𐌓𐌏 (tiro).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tīrō m (genitive tīrōnis); third declension

  1. (Roman military) recruit
  2. beginner, novice

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tīrō tīrōnēs
Genitive tīrōnis tīrōnum
Dative tīrōnī tīrōnibus
Accusative tīrōnem tīrōnēs
Ablative tīrōne tīrōnibus
Vocative tīrō tīrōnēs

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • tiro in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tiro in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tiro in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • tiro in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be an inexperienced speaker: rudem, tironem ac rudem (opp. exercitatum) esse in dicendo
    • recruits: tirones
  • tiro in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tiro in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  1. ^ Ostler, Ad Infinitum: A Biography of Latin (p. 39)

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian, compare Indonesian and Malay tinjau.

Verb[edit]

tiro

  1. to observe
  2. to inspect

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tirar (to remove).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tiro m (plural tiros)

  1. the act of shooting
    Synonym: disparo
  2. a fired shot
  3. shooting firearms as a sport
    Synonym: tiro ao alvo
  4. (sports, figuratively) a very strong kick, throw or hit
  5. (South Brazil) the act of throwing bolas or a lasso towards an animal
  6. (soccer) free kick (kick in which a player may kick the ball without interference)

Holonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

tiro

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of tirar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tirar (to throw).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtiɾo/, [ˈt̪iɾo]

Noun[edit]

tiro m (plural tiros)

  1. throw (the act of throwing something)
    Synonym: lanzamiento
  2. shot; gunshot (the result of launching a projectile or bullet)
    Synonyms: disparo, descarga
    Hyponyms: balazo, pistoletazo
  3. range (the distance from a person or sensor to an object)
    Synonym: alcance
    a tiroin range
  4. (sports) shooting (the sport or activity of firing a gun or other weapon)
    tiro con arcoarchery
  5. (sports) shot (the act of launching a ball or similar object toward a goal)
    Synonym: lanzamiento
  6. team (a set of draught animals)
  7. intake of air in a space
  8. inseam (the seam of a trouser up the inside of the leg)
  9. fix (dose of a drug)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

tiro

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of tirar.

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