See also: Aia, AIA, aîa, ăia, and -aia

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

aia (plural aias)

  1. Alternative spelling of ayah

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese aia. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

aia (plural aias)

  1. ayah, mammy

EstonianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Non-lemma form.

NounEdit

aia

  1. genitive singular of aed

Etymology 2Edit

Onomatopoeia.

InterjectionEdit

aia

  1. ow, ouch

SynonymsEdit


HawaiianEdit

ParticleEdit

aia

  1. Used at the beginning of a sentence that describes the location (in space or time) of the subject.
    Aia ka ʻohana ma ke kaʻa.
    The family is in the car.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ārea. Doublet of Italian area (area).

NounEdit

aia f (plural aie)

  1. farmyard (the square courtyard in the middle of a casa colonica)
  2. threshing floor
  3. (literary) tutor, especially one hired by a wealthy family

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MinangkabauEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayic *air, Proto-Malayo-Chamic *air, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

NounEdit

aia

  1. water

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

aia f (plural aias)

  1. lady-in-waiting
  2. tutor, teacher
  3. chambermaid

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a, from Latin illa, feminine of ille.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

aia

  1. feminine singular of ăla

PronounEdit

aia

  1. feminine singular of ăla

YurumanguíEdit

NounEdit

aia

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Prehistoria: Lenguas y dialectos indigenas de Colombia (Luis Duque Gómez, ‎Sergio Elías Ortiz, 1965), citing Romero's wordlist; also present in Čestmír Loukotka, ‎Johannes Wilbert (editor), Classification of South American Indian Languages (1968, Los Angeles: Latin American Studies Center, University of California), page(s) 261