Last modified on 6 June 2014, at 12:00
See also: viâ and vía

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈviːə/, /ˈvaɪə/

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin via (road), of uncertain origin, plausibly cognate with vehere 'to conduct'.

NounEdit

via (plural vias or viae)

  1. A main road or highway, especially in ancient Rome. (Mainly used in set phrases, below.)
  2. (electronics) A small hole in a printed circuit board filled with metal which connects two or more layers.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin viā, ablative singular of via (way, road).

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PrepositionEdit

via

  1. By way of; passing through.
    They drove from New York to Los Angeles via Omaha.
    You can enter the building via the western gate.
  2. By (means of); using (a medium).
    I'll send you the information via e-mail.
    • 2012 December 1, “An internet of airborne things”, The Economist, volume 405, number 8813, page 3 (Technology Quarterly): 
      A farmer could place an order for a new tractor part by text message and pay for it by mobile money-transfer. A supplier many miles away would then take the part to the local matternet station for airborne dispatch via drone.
  3. As per (a mathematical equation).
    • 2005, Enrico Forestieri (ed.), “Capacity Bounds For MIMO Poisson Channels With Intersymbol Interference, Appendix C”, in Optical Communication Theory and Techniques, ISBN 0387231323, page 44:
      Under the assumptions of Proposition 5 the entropies h(τ) and H(k) are related via the following equation: […]
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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin viā.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

via f (plural vies)

  1. lane
  2. way, path
  3. railway track
  4. channel

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via

  1. via, by way of

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin viā, the ablative of via (road, way), of uncertain origin, plausibly cognate with vehere 'to conduct'. Entered Dutch in the Latin phrase 'per via de' (by way of), after the Portuguese por via de

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

via

  1. Via, through, by way of
  2. by (means of); using (a medium).

SynonymsEdit

  • (trough (by way of)) langs
  • (by (means of)) per

Derived termsEdit

  • via via (using various intermediaries)

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Esperanto second-person pronoun vi + possessive ending -a

DeterminerEdit

via (plural viaj, accusative singular vian, accusative plural viajn)

  1. (possessive) your, yours

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FijianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *biʀaq (compare Malay birah), from Proto-Austronesian.

NounEdit

via

  1. alocasia

FinnishEdit

AdverbEdit

via

  1. via

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Franco-ProvençalEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vīta, from vīvō, vīvere (live), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeih₃w- (to live).

NounEdit

via f

  1. life

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin viā, the ablative of via (road, way), of uncertain origin, plausibly cognate with vehō (convey).

PrepositionEdit

via

  1. Via, through, by way of.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin via.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvia/, [ˈviː.a]
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: vì‧a

NounEdit

via f (plural vie)

  1. road, street or path
  2. way or route
  3. means (means to an end)
  4. tract (in the body)
  5. start (of a race)

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AdverbEdit

via

  1. away
  2. out

PrepositionEdit

via da

  1. away from

InterjectionEdit

via!

  1. come on!
  2. go away!

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LatinEdit

Latin Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia la

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *wijā, from Proto-Indo-European *wih₁eh₂-, hence Lithuanian vyti (to pursuit).[1] Or perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-yā-, a derivation of *weǵʰ- (the source of vehō)[2], hypothesis rejected by De Vaan.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

via f (genitive viae); first declension

  1. road, street or path
  2. way, method, manner
  3. the right way

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative via viae
genitive viae viārum
dative viae viīs
accusative viam viās
ablative viā viīs
vocative via viae

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers
  2. ^ Edward A. Roberts, Bárbara Pastor, Diccionario etimológico indoeuropeo de la lengua española, Alianza Editorial 2009, ISBN 978-84-206-5252-8

NorwegianEdit

VerbEdit

via

  1. past tense of vie
  2. past participle of vie

PortugueseEdit

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia pt

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese via, from Latin via (road). See Latin via for details.

NounEdit

via f (plural vias)

  1. a way; a path
  2. (rail transport) gauge (distance between the rails of a railway)
  3. medium (means or channel by which an aim is achieved)
  4. an example of a document
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Etymology 2Edit

Directly from Latin via (road).

PrepositionEdit

via

  1. via (by way of; passing through)
  2. via (by means of; using a medium)

NounEdit

via f (plural vias)

  1. (historical) via (road built by the ancient Romans)

Etymology 3Edit

Inflected form of ver (to see).

VerbEdit

via

  1. First-person singular (eu) imperfect indicative of ver
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) imperfect indicative of ver

RomanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

French / Latin via

PrepositionEdit

via

  1. via, by

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin vīvere, present active infinitive of vīvō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeih₃w- (to live).

VerbEdit

a via (third-person singular present viază, past participle viat1st conj.

  1. (rare) To have life; to live, to exist
  2. (of intangibles, such as emotions and beliefs) to endure
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Etymology 3Edit

Form of the adjective viu

AdjectiveEdit

via

  1. definite feminine singular nominative form of viu
  2. definite feminine singular accusative form of viu

Etymology 4Edit

Form of the noun vie

NounEdit

via

  1. definite singular nominative form of vie. the vineyard
  2. definite singular accusative form of vie. the vineyard

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) veia

EtymologyEdit

From Latin via.

NounEdit

via f (plural vias)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Puter, Vallader) road, street; way

SynonymsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan: road, street) strada

SwedishEdit

PrepositionEdit

via

  1. via, over, by, through