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EnglishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Serbo-Croatian pàra/па̀ра, from Ottoman Turkish پاره (pare, para), from Persian پاره (pâre).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

para (plural paras)

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  1. Formerly, a subunit of currency in several countries in the Ottoman/Turkish and Yugoslav regions.

Etymology 2Edit

The second part of words such as primipara and multipara

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

para (plural paras)

  1. (medicine) A woman who has had a certain number of pregnancies, indicated by the number prepended to this word.
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Etymology 3Edit

Shortened from paragraph

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

para (plural paras)

  1. A paragraph.

Etymology 4Edit

Shortened from paratrooper

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

para (plural paras)

  1. A paratrooper.

Etymology 5Edit

Shortened from paralytic

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

para (comparative more para, superlative most para)

  1. (UK, Australia, slang) very drunk

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AlbanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Back formation from përpara, from Proto-Albanian *pər-parə-a, from Proto-Indo-European *pr̥H-e/o-s 'before, in front'

PrepositionEdit

para (+ablative)

  1. before
  2. in front of
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Ottoman Turkish پاره (pare, para), from Persian پاره (pâre).

NounEdit

para ?

  1. money

AsturianEdit

VerbEdit

para

  1. third-person singular present indicative of parar
  2. second-person singular imperative of parar

CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

para

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of parar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of parar

Crimean TatarEdit

NounEdit

para

  1. cash, money

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FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

para

  1. (witchcraft) A being created to bring milk or butter to its creator.

DeclensionEdit

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FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

para

  1. third-person singular past historic of parer

AnagramsEdit


GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PrepositionEdit

para

  1. for (directed at, intended to belong to)
  2. for (to obtain)
  3. to, toward (indicating destination)
  4. for (by the standards of)
  5. (after a form of estar) about to
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

para f (plural paras)

  1. peel; rind; skin (outer layer of a fruit or vegetable)
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GuaraníEdit

NounEdit

para

  1. sea

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɒrɒ/
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ra

Etymology 1Edit

Origin uncertain.

NounEdit

para (plural parák)

  1. suber, cork
  2. (slang) fear
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
Compound words

Etymology 2Edit

From Ottoman Turkish پاره (para, money), from Persian پاره (pâre, piece).

NounEdit

para (plural parák)

  1. para (a subunit of Ottoman currency)
Derived termsEdit

IndonesianEdit

AdverbEdit

para

  1. some, the (when talking about people)

ArticleEdit

para

  1. the

NounEdit

para

  1. present (person)
  2. joint, shared

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

para f (plural pare)

  1. para rubber
  2. crepe (for shoes)

VerbEdit

para

  1. third-person singular present indicative of parare
  2. second-person singular imperative of parare

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

parā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of parō

LithuanianEdit

NounEdit

para f

  1. 24 hours (day)
    Aš manau kad užtruks apie vieną parą. — I think it will take about 24 hours.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

para n

  1. definite plural of par

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

para n

  1. definite plural of par

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

para f

  1. steam, water in gaseous phase
  2. couple (two partners in a romantic relationship)
  3. pair (two objects)

DeclensionEdit

External linksEdit

  • para” in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Earlier pera, from Old Portuguese pera, from Latin per (through) + ad (to).

Alternative formsEdit

  • pera (obsolete)
  • pra (eye dialect)
  • pa (eye dialect)

PronunciationEdit

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈpa.ɾa/, /ˈpa.ɾɐ/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈpɐ.ɾɐ/
  • (informal, chiefly Brazil) IPA(key): /pɾa/, /pɾɐ/
  • (informal, chiefly Africa) IPA(key): /pa/
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ra

PrepositionEdit

para

  1. for (directed at, intended to belong to or to be appropriate for)
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 186:
      Tenho um recado para você.
      I have a message for you.
  2. Indicates application of an adjective; to.
    • 2000, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Cálice de Fogo (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire), Rocco, page 514:
      E quantos serão bastante tolos para ficar longe de mim?
      And how many will be foolish enough to stay away from me?
  3. for; towards; to; in the direction of; (indicates destination)
    • 2003, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Rocco, page 656:
      Ele podia ouvi-la se deslocando para a direita, para obter uma visão desimpedida dele.
      He could hear her moving herself to the right, to obtain an unobstructed view of him.
Derived termsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of parar (to stop).

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

para

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of parar

QuechuaEdit

NounEdit

para

  1. rain

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *para, *parъ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pâra/
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ra

NounEdit

pȁra f (Cyrillic spelling па̏ра)

  1. steam
  2. vapor
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Ottoman Turkish پاره (pare, para), from Persian پاره (pâre).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pǎra/
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ra

NounEdit

pàra f (Cyrillic spelling па̀ра)

  1. para (Yugoslav currency)
  2. (colloquial) money (usually in plural)
DeclensionEdit

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A corruption of the older form pora (a combination of por and a, or from Latin pro ad), influenced by the archaic preposition par.[1]

PrepositionEdit

para

  1. for
  2. to

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

VerbEdit

para

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of parar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of parar.

DescendantsEdit

VerbEdit

para

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of parir.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of parir.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

par +‎ -a

VerbEdit

para

  1. to pair, to match into pairs
  2. to mate (animals)

ConjugationEdit

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TagalogEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Spanish para (for)

ConjunctionEdit

para

  1. For; so; in order that.
    Tumakbo ako para makaabot sa kanila.
    I ran to catch up with them.
SynonymsEdit

PrepositionEdit

para

  1. For;
    Nagtatrabaho si Ate Virgie para sa kanyang pamilya.
    Virgie works for her family.

Etymology 2Edit

From Spanish para (stop) (second person singular imperative), from parar (stop)

InterjectionEdit

para

  1. Said by any jeepney passenger to call onto the driver to halt the vehicle, with the intention of dismounting.
SynonymsEdit
Usage notesEdit

The word is usually paired with ho for respect: para ho.


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian پاره (pâre).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɑˈɾɑ/
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ra

NounEdit

para

  1. money

DeclensionEdit