turra

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi/Urdu, from Persian طره(torre).

Noun[edit]

turra (plural turras)

  1. (India) A feather-like ornament projecting from a tied turban.
    • 1997, Kiran Nagarkar, Cuckold, HarperCollins 2013, p. 43:
      The most ornate and flashy piece of clothing was the turban. It was red in colour with a might turra of gold thread.
    • 1997, Bir Dodraj Mansingh, in Bikram Singh, Sidharth Mishr (Eds.), Where Gallantry is Tradition, p. 131:
      Having earlier met Malik Nur Khan, and his tall, wiry father with in his black sherwani and white turban with a turra enhancing his height, I was somewhat more reassured.
    • 2003, Tejwant Singh, The Bold Brave and Fearless, page 269:
      A headman of a village, called a Chaudhary or a Malik, would wear a Turra or a ridge on his turban.

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Deverbal from turrar (to wrestle; ram)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

turra f (plural turras)

  1. beating, bashing
    Synonyms: malleira, palleira
  2. quarrel, fight
    • c1760, Martín Sarmiento, Onomástico etimológico de la lengua gallega:
      «De Nabucodonosore o vello non me lembro nin migalla; mais do seu fillo Nabuquiño me acordo muyto, muyto. ¡Nabuquiño! Era muy escacha pedras. Muytas veces o vim andar no seu cabalo branco por aqueles alqueidons, e outras vezes andar as turras»
      «Of Nebuchadnezzar the Elder, I don't remember the least thing; but of his son, little Nebuch', I remember much, much. Little Nebuch'! He was such a troublemaker. Many times I saw him riding his white horse about those hills, and other times looking for a fight»
    Synonyms: liorta, pelexa
  3. headbutt
    Synonym: croque

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Ingrian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

turra

  1. numb

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: tur‧ra

Etymology 1[edit]

Deverbal from turrar.

Noun[edit]

turra f (plural turras)

  1. (colloquial) headbutt
    Synonym: cabeçada
  2. (figuratively) argument
    Synonyms: birra, disputa
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

turra

  1. inflection of turrar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative