EnglishEdit

 
An ara

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Old Tupi arara (macaw).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

ara (plural aras)

  1. The great blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna).
TranslationsEdit

Further readingEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “ara” in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowing from Dzongkha ཨ་རག་ (a rag), ultimately from Arabic عرق(ʿaraq). Doublet of arak.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

ara

  1. A traditional alcoholic beverage consumed in Bhutan, made from rice, maize, millet, or wheat, either fermented or distilled. The beverage is usually a clear, creamy, or white color.

Etymology 3Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

ara (countable and uncountable, plural aras)

  1. saw-edged perch, Niphon spinosus

AnagramsEdit


AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Common Turkic *āra.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɑˈrɑ]
  • Hyphenation: a‧ra
  • (file)

NounEdit

ara (definite accusative aranı, plural aralar)

  1. distance in space or time
    1. distance (the amount of space between two points)
      • 2019 February 2, 525-ci[1]:
        Kim deyə bilər ki, Moskva ilə Bakının arası üç min kilometrdir?
        Who could tell that the distance between Moscow and Baku is three thousand kilometers?
      Synonym: məsafə
    2. space (a chiefly empty area or volume with set limits or boundaries)
      • 2008, Naxçıvan abidələri ensiklopediyası, page 42:
        Divarlar yanlarda iri daşlardan tikilmiş, onların arası isə kiçik həcmli qaya parçalan ilə doldurulmuşdur.
        The walls are built of large stones on the sides, and the space between them is filled with small pieces of rock.
    3. gap (distance in time)
    4. interval, frequency (a repeated and equal distance in space or time between several objects or events)
      • 2010 September 25, Hafta.az:
        Əvvəllər mədəniyyət işçiləri Çilov adasına tez-tez gəlib biz neftçilərlə görüşər, maraqlı konsert proqramları ilə çıxış edərdilər. [...] 1986-cı ildən bir müddət belə konsertlərin, görüşlərin arası səngidi.
        In the past, cultural workers often came to Chilov Island to meet with oil workers and give interesting concerts. [...] For some time since 1986, the frequency of such concerts and meetings dimished.
      • 2009 July 23, faktxeber.com[2]:
        Yazılarının arası uzanıb. Niyə yazmırsınız?
        The interval between [the appearance of] your texts has become longer. Why are you not writing?
    5. while (an uncertain duration of time, a period of time)
      Uzun bir ara keçdi.A long while passed.
      uzun bir aradan sonraafter a long while
  2. halt, break, temporary cessation
    ara verməkto come to a halt
    Synonym: fasilə
  3. a (long) succession, sequence (of events)
    • 1991 April 11, Azərbaycan Respublikasının Ədliyyə Nazirliyi Hüquqi aktların vahid elektron bazası:
      Мухтар вилајәтдә террорчулуг әмәлләринин арасы кәсилмир, нәтиҹәдә һәрби гуллугчулар вә динҹ сакинләр зәрәр чәкирләр.
      Muxtar vilayətdə terrorçuluq əməllərinin arası kəsilmir, nəticədə hərbi qulluqçular və dinc sakinlər zərər çəkirlər.
      Terrorist acts keep occurring in the autonomous region, resulting in casualties among servicemen and civilians.
      (literally, “the sequence of terrorist acts does not cease [...]”)
    arası kəsilməməkto have no end, to never halt, to keep occurring frequently
    Synonyms: ard, ardı-arası
  4. (figuratively) relationship, relation, attitude
    1. relationship (a way in which two or more people behave and are involved with each other)
      Onların arası yaxşı deyil.They do not get along well. (literally, “Their relationship is not good.”)
    2. view, opinion (liking/approval or disliking/disapproval)
      Araqla aran necədir?Do you like vodka? (literally, “What is your view on vodka?”)
    Synonym: münasibət
  5. (by extension) ability, skills
    • 2020 August 4, Azadlıq.org[3]:
      Bu, planlaşdırmaqla çox da arası olmayan insanlar üçün yaxşı məsləhətdir.
      This is a good advice for people who are not too good at planning.
      (literally, “[...] people who don't have that much of skills of planning”)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • ara” in Obastan.com.

Bikol CentralEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔaɾaʔ/
  • Syllabification: a‧ra

NounEdit

arà

  1. envy; jealousy
    Synonyms: uri, wili

Derived termsEdit


BislamaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English arrow.

NounEdit

ara

  1. arrow

BlagarEdit

NounEdit

ara

  1. pan

ReferencesEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ad hōram. Compare Occitan ara, Spanish ahora.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ara

  1. now (at the present time)

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ara m anim ara f

  1. ara

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit


DanishEdit

 
ara

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aːra/, [ˈɑːʁɑ]

NounEdit

ara c (singular definite araen, plural indefinite araer)

  1. macaw (various parrots)

InflectionEdit

Further readingEdit


DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish ara.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaː.raː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ara

NounEdit

ara m (plural ara's)

  1. macaw, parrot of the genus Ara
  2. Also used of certain not closely related but visually similar parrots.

EseEdit

NounEdit

ara

  1. house; building
  2. village
  3. (anatomy) placenta

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From aro +‎ -a.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ara (accusative singular aran, plural araj, accusative plural arajn)

  1. collective

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

ara

  1. macaw (various parrots of the genus Ara and some closely related genera)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of ara (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative ara arat
genitive aran arojen
partitive araa aroja
illative araan aroihin
singular plural
nominative ara arat
accusative nom. ara arat
gen. aran
genitive aran arojen
arainrare
partitive araa aroja
inessive arassa aroissa
elative arasta aroista
illative araan aroihin
adessive aralla aroilla
ablative aralta aroilta
allative aralle aroille
essive arana aroina
translative araksi aroiksi
instructive aroin
abessive aratta aroitta
comitative aroineen
Possessive forms of ara (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person arani aramme
2nd person arasi aranne
3rd person aransa

HypernymsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Tupi arara.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ara m (plural aras)

  1. macaw

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


FyamEdit

NounEdit

ara

  1. skull

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ara.

NounEdit

ara f (plural aras)

  1. altar

SynonymsEdit


GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

ara

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐍂𐌰

HiligaynonEdit

NounEdit

ara

  1. altar stone in a Catholic church

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Ugric *arɜ (maternal relative, “mother’s (younger) brother”),[1] probably a Proto-Iranian borrowing, compare Avestan 𐬠𐬭𐬁𐬙𐬀𐬭(brātar), Ossetian ӕрвадӕ (ærvadæ, brother). The ending -a in Hungarian may be a diminutive or a third-person singular possessive suffix. It gained its current meaning during the Hungarian language reform, which took place in the 18th–19th centuries.[2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ara (plural arák)

  1. (literary) bride
    Synonyms: menyasszony, (archaic) mátka

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative ara arák
accusative arát arákat
dative arának aráknak
instrumental arával arákkal
causal-final aráért arákért
translative arává arákká
terminative aráig arákig
essive-formal araként arákként
essive-modal
inessive arában arákban
superessive arán arákon
adessive aránál aráknál
illative arába arákba
sublative arára arákra
allative arához arákhoz
elative arából arákból
delative aráról arákról
ablative arától aráktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
aráé aráké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
aráéi arákéi
Possessive forms of ara
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. arám aráim
2nd person sing. arád aráid
3rd person sing. arája arái
1st person plural aránk aráink
2nd person plural arátok aráitok
3rd person plural arájuk aráik

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Entry #1723 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary.
  2. ^ ara in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

Further readingEdit

  • ara in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • ara in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress; published A–ez as of 2022)

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay ara.

NounEdit

ara (first-person possessive araku, second-person possessive aramu, third-person possessive aranya)

  1. fig (tree or shrub)

IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish ara m (charioteer; messenger, attendant).

NounEdit

ara m (genitive singular ara, nominative plural araí)

  1. charioteer
  2. attendant
    1. horseboy
      Synonyms: giolla capaill, giolla eich
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish ara (temple).

NounEdit

ara m or f (genitive singular ara or arach, nominative plural araí or aracha)

  1. temple (of the forehead)
DeclensionEdit
Feminine declension

Etymology 3Edit

InterjectionEdit

ara!

  1. Alternative form of arú (Ah! No! So! Indeed!)

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

ara m (genitive singular ara, nominative plural araí)

  1. Alternative form of earra (goods; ware, merchandise; article of trade, commodity; accoutrement(s), trappings; apparel; article, thing)
DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ara n-ara hara t-ara
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.ra/
  • Rhymes: -ara
  • Hyphenation: à‧ra

Etymology 1Edit

Learned borrowing from Latin āra, from Old Latin āsa, from Proto-Italic *āzā (altar), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eHsh₂- (hearth, fireplace), derived from the root *h₂eHs- (to burn; hearth).

NounEdit

ara f (plural are)

  1. (historical, Ancient Rome) the base upon which objects were sacrificed to the gods by fire
  2. (poetic) pyre
    Synonym: rogo
  3. (literary) altar
    Synonym: altare
  4. (transferred sense) temple
    Synonyms: (literary) delubro, tempio

ReferencesEdit

  • ara1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from French are, from Latin ārea. Doublet of area and aia.

NounEdit

ara f (plural are)

  1. are, measurement of area (100 square metres)
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ara2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 3Edit

From translingual Ara, from Old Tupi ara.

NounEdit

ara f (plural are)

  1. macaw
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ara3 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 4Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

ara

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

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Latin āsa, from Proto-Italic *āzā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eHs-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

āra f (genitive ārae); first declension

  1. altar
  2. sanctuary, refuge
    Synonyms: templum, dēlūbrum, sacellum, fānum

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative āra ārae
Genitive ārae ārārum
Dative ārae ārīs
Accusative āram ārās
Ablative ārā ārīs
Vocative āra ārae

LatvianEdit

VerbEdit

ara

  1. 3rd person singular past indicative form of art
  2. 3rd person plural past indicative form of art

MalayEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ara (Jawi spelling ارا‎, plural ara-ara, informal 1st possessive araku, impolite 2nd possessive aramu, 3rd possessive aranya)

  1. fig (tree or shrub)

MalteseEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ara

  1. singular imperative of ra

MaoriEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *sala, from Proto-Oceanic *salan, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *zalan, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *zalan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *zalan, from Proto-Austronesian *zalan.

NounEdit

ara

  1. path (a trail for the use of, or worn by, pedestrians)
  2. path (a course taken)
  3. path (a metaphorical course)
  4. path (a method or direction of proceeding)
  5. road (a way for travel)
  6. road (a path in life)
  7. street (paved part of road in a village or a town)
  8. track (beaten path)
  9. track (course; way)
  10. track (path or course laid out for a race or exercise)
  11. track (permanent way; the rails)
  12. way (wide path)

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *qara, from Proto-Central Pacific *qadra.

VerbEdit

ara (passive araia or arahia or aratia)

  1. to rise up, awake, arise, revive
    Nā tētahi nūpepa te kōrero inatata nei kei te ara mai anō te reo Māori.
    Just recently a newspaper reported that the Māori language is reviving.

ReferencesEdit

  • ara” in John C. Moorfield, Te Aka: Maori-English, English-Maori Dictionary and Index, 3rd edition, Longman/Pearson Education New Zealand, 2011, →ISBN.

NauruanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Pre-Nauruan *řaa, from Proto-Micronesian *caa, from Proto-Oceanic *draʀaq, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *daʀaq, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *daʀaq, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *daʀaq, from Proto-Austronesian *daʀaq.

NounEdit

ara

  1. blood (vital liquid flowing in animal bodies)

OccitanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan, from Latin ad hōram.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ara

  1. now

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Patric Guilhemjoan, Diccionari elementari occitan-francés francés-occitan (gascon), 2005, Orthez, per noste, 2005, →ISBN, page 28.

Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

āra pl

  1. nominative/accusative/genitive plural of ār (glory; oar)
  2. genitive plural of ār (ore; messenger)

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Univerbation of ar (for (the sake of), because of) +‎ a (the, neuter accusative singular)

ArticleEdit

ara (triggers eclipsis)

  1. for (the sake of) the, because of the (neuter accusative singular)

Etymology 2Edit

Univerbation of ar (for (the sake of), because of) +‎ a (his/her/their)

DeterminerEdit

ara (‘his’ and ‘its’ trigger lenition, ‘her’ triggers /h/-prothesis, ‘their’ triggers eclipsis)

  1. for (the sake of) his/her/its/their, because of his/her/its/their

Etymology 3Edit

ar (for (the sake of), because of) +‎ -a (relative pronoun)

PronounEdit

ara· (triggers lenition in direct relative clauses and eclipsis in indirect relative clauses)

  1. for (the sake of) whom/which, because of whom/which

ConjunctionEdit

ara (negative arna or arná or arnacon or arnachon)

  1. so that
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 14d17
      coní·árim-se peccad libsi uili, ꝉ ara·tart-sa fortacht dúibsi, arnap trom fuirib for n‑oínur
      so that I may not count sin with you all, or so that I may give aid to you lest it be heavy on you by yourselves
    Synonym: co
  2. that (introduces a noun clause)

Further readingEdit


Old NorseEdit

NounEdit

ara

  1. inflection of ari:
    1. accusative/dative/genitive singular
    2. accusative/genitive plural

Old TupiEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ara

  1. day, weather
  2. lord/lady

ReferencesEdit


PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Spanish ara.

NounEdit

ara f

  1. macaw (parrot of genus Ara)

DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

ara

  1. genitive singular of ar

Further readingEdit

  • ara in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • ara in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin āra.

NounEdit

ara f (plural aras)

  1. any altar for sacrifices
  2. (Catholicism) the altar stone: the stone covered by the corporal.

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

ara

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of arar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of arar

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

ara!

  1. (Brazil, dialectal, Caipira) Expression of dismay, discontentment or surprise.

Rapa NuiEdit

 
Te ara.

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *hala. Cognates include Hawaiian ala and Maori ara.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.ɾa/
  • Hyphenation: a‧ra

NounEdit

ara

  1. path, road, way

ReferencesEdit

  • Veronica Du Feu (1996) Rapanui (Descriptive Grammars), Routledge, →ISBN, page 183
  • Paulus Kieviet (2017) A grammar of Rapa Nui[4], Berlin: Language Science Press, →ISBN, page 505

RomanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin arāre, present active infinitive of arō, from Proto-Italic *araō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éryeti (to plough), from the root *h₂erh₃-

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

a ara (third-person singular present ară, past participle arat1st conj.

  1. to plough
ConjugationEdit
SynonymsEdit
Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from French ara, from Old Tupi ara.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ara m (uncountable)

  1. ara (bird)
DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


Southern OhloneEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ara

  1. and

ReferencesEdit

  • Felipe Arroyo de la Cuesta (1861) Grammar of the Mutsun language, spoken at the Mission of San Juan Bautista, Alta California (Shea’s Library of American Linguistics)‎[5], volume IV, Cramoisy Press.

SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin āra.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ara f (plural aras)

  1. altar
Usage notesEdit
  • The feminine noun ara is like other feminine nouns starting with a stressed /a/ sound in that it takes the articles el and un (normally reserved for masculine nouns) in the singular when there is no intervening adjective:
el ara
un ara
  • However, if an adjective, even one that begins with stressed /a/ such as alta or ancha, intervenes between the article and the noun, the article reverts to la or una.

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ara

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

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

ara m (plural aras)

  1. (South America) ara (bird)

Further readingEdit


SwedishEdit

NounEdit

ara c

  1. ara (macaw)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of ara 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ara aran aror arorna
Genitive aras arans arors arornas

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit


TahitianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *hala. Cognates include Hawaiian ala, Maori ara, Samoan ala, Rapa Nui ara.

NounEdit

ara

  1. path, route, trail

TernateEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Tidore ora (moon) and possibly West Makian odo (moon).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ara

  1. the moon
  2. calendar

ReferencesEdit

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish آرا(ara), from Proto-Turkic *hār- (split, divide, cleave in twain). Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰺𐰀(r¹a /āra/).

AdjectiveEdit

ara

  1. intermediate area
  2. interim

NounEdit

ara (definite accusative arayı, plural aralar)

  1. breather
  2. interval

Derived termsEdit

  • arasız (continuously; uninterrupted) "reklam arasız müzik" — continuous music without commercials.
  • aralıksız (continuously; uninterrupted) "whole day it rained non stop" — bütün gün aralıksız yağmur yağdı.
  • bir arada (together)

VerbEdit

ara

  1. second-person singular imperative of aramak

ReferencesEdit


VenetianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ārea. Compare Italian aia.

NounEdit

ara f (plural are)

  1. farmyard (courtyard of a farm)

YorubaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Proposed to have derived from Proto-Yoruboid *ɔ́la, cognates include Igala ɔ́la

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ara

  1. body

Etymology 2Edit

From Contraction of àrìrà or borrowed from Arabic رَعْد(raʿd).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

àrá

  1. thunder
    Synonym: àpáàrá
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ará

  1. relative, family, relations, member

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

àrà

  1. wonder, miracle, spectacle

Etymology 5Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

àrà

  1. style, fashion
    Synonym: oge

ZazakiEdit

NounEdit

ara (c)

  1. breakfast