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EtymologyEdit

Short for barazoku, from Japanese 薔薇族 (barazoku, literally rose tribe), the name of Japan's first modern gay men's magazine, named after a post-World War II term for gay men.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bara (uncountable)

  1. (Internet slang) A genre of homoerotic media, usually manga and often pornographic, made by gay men for gay men in Japan.
  2. (Internet slang) Gay male media of a similar style and aesthetic, regardless of the creator's gender or ethnicity.
  3. (Internet slang) Any homoerotic media or pornography that accentuates macho masculinity; gay porn.

Usage notesEdit

AnagramsEdit


AfarEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bʌˈɾʌ/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧ra

NounEdit

bará f 

  1. sake
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʌɾʌ/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧ra

NounEdit

bára

  1. predicative of bár

ReferencesEdit

  • E. M. Parker; R. J. Hayward (1985) An Afar-English-French dictionary (with Grammatical Notes in English), University of London, →ISBN, page 68
  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

BretonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *bargos, *barginā (cake, bread) (compare Welsh bara, Old Cornish bara, Old Irish bairgen f (bread, loaf; food, plain diet)), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰars- (spike, prickle) (Old Norse barr (corn, grain, barley), Latin far (spelt), Serbo-Croatian бра̏шно/brȁšno).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bara m (plural baraioù)

  1. bread

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “bara”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 17

CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ba‧ra

NounEdit

bara

  1. a yard; a unit of length equal to 3 feet

FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

bara (third person singular past indicative baraði, third person plural past indicative baraðu, supine barað)

  1. (reflexive) constrain (oneself)
ConjugationEdit
Conjugation of bara (group v-30)
infinitive bara
supine barað
participle (a6)1 barandi baraður
present past
first singular bari baraði
second singular barar baraði
third singular barar baraði
plural bara baraðu
imperative
singular bara!
plural barið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Etymology 2Edit

AdverbEdit

bara

  1. just, simply
  2. I wish
  3. if only
SynonymsEdit

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bara m (uncountable)

  1. (Ivory Coast slang) work, labour
    • 2019 April 1, La rappeuse NASH, “La rappeuse NASH nommée ambassadrice nationale UNICEF”, in A UNICEF press release, spread by Ivorian.net, Fratmat, Allafrica, Afrique Femme, Abidjan TV, Ivoire Soir, Africa Hot News:
      Ma science pour les gopios, c’est de : couman fah-fah avec eux, prendre dra de leur melanhement, de leur miria, djaouli ceux qui veulent fraya au souklou, ou avoir un bara djidji par rapport à un graya général demso, decrou un bon soutrali par rapport à les bognan et leur gué un nouveau douahou et mettre mon fangan au-devant pour leurs wés.
      My science for the children is: to do some plain talk with them, discover their troubles, their concerns, to make provisions for those who want to go to school, or to have some real work in relation to a general sustenance, to render some good help in relation to their problems and give them a new chance, and to apply my power for their dreams.

VerbEdit

bara

  1. (Ivory Coast slang) to work, to labour

HausaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bá.ɽàː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [bə́.ɽàː]

NounEdit

barā̀ m (feminine baranyā̀, plural barōrī, possessed form baràn)

  1. servant
    1. A young person who out of respect volunteers to work for someone from time to time.

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bá.ràː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [bə́.ràː]

NounEdit

bar̃ā̀ f (plural bàr̃ā̀ce-bàr̃ā̀ce, possessed form bar̃àr̃)

  1. A beggar for alms

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bàː.ráː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [bàː.ráː]

NounEdit

bā̀r̃ā f (possessed form bā̀r̃ar̃)

  1. one's focus (e.g., in aiming at or attempting to catch something)

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bàː.ɽá/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [bàː.ɽə́]

NounEdit

bā̀ra f (possessed form bā̀rar̃)

  1. last year

AdverbEdit

bā̀ra

  1. last year

HiligaynonEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish vara/barra.

NounEdit

bára

  1. crowbar
  2. yardstick

IbatanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Austronesian *baʀaq.

NounEdit

bara

  1. (anatomy) lung

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse *bara (barely, only), from *barr, Old West Norse berr, from Proto-Germanic *bazaz (bare). Compare Swedish bara.

AdverbEdit

bara

  1. only, just, if only
    Ég á bara 200 krónur.
    I only have 200 krónur.
    Bara að hann hringi í mig...
    If only he'd call me...
  2. (emphatic, postpositive) only, just
    Þegiðu bara!
    Just shut up!
    Gerðu þetta bara og þegiðu!
    Just do it and shut up.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


IlocanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Austronesian *baʀaq.

NounEdit

bara

  1. lung

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay bara.

NounEdit

bara (first-person possessive baraku, second-person possessive baramu, third-person possessive baranya)

  1. ember

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish bara (flow; intention, design). Probably related to Middle Irish baramail (opinion, expectation).

NounEdit

bara f (genitive singular bara, nominative plural baraí)

  1. inclination, intention

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Irish bara (barrow), borrowed from Old Norse barar.

NounEdit

bara m (genitive singular bara, nominative plural baraí)

  1. barrow, cart
Derived termsEdit

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bara bhara mbara
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈba.ra/
  • Hyphenation: bà‧ra

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Lombardic bāra (bier, litter), from Proto-West Germanic *beran, from Proto-Germanic *beraną (to carry). Compare German Bahre (bier, stretcher).

NounEdit

bara f (plural bare)

  1. bier (litter to transport the corpse of a dead person)
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Paradiso, Le Monnier, published 2002, Canto XI, lines 112–117, page 208–209:
      a’ frati suoi, sì com’a giuste rede, ¶ raccomandò la donna sua più cara, ¶ e comandò che l’amassero a fede; ¶ e del suo grembo l’anima preclara ¶ mover si volle, tornando al suo regno, ¶ e al suo corpo non volle altra bara.
      Unto his friars, as to the rightful heirs, his most dear Lady [Poverty] did he [St. Francis] recommend, and bade that they should love her faithfully; and from her bosom the illustrious soul wished to depart, returning to its realm, and for its body wished no other bier.
  2. coffin (box in which a person is buried)
    Synonym: (regional) tabuto
    Il cadavere fu deposto nella bara.
    The body was placed in the coffin.
    molte bare in attesa di sepoltura
    a number of coffins awaiting burial
  3. (obsolete) litter, stretcher
    Synonyms: barella, lettiga
  4. (religion) a carriage used to transport a saint's relics
  5. an animal-drawn carriage typical of Tuscany and Liguria
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

bara

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

Further readingEdit

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

AnagramsEdit


Jamaican CreoleEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɑːra/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧ra

VerbEdit

bara

  1. Alternative form of borrow.
    • 1995, English World-wide, volume 16-17, Julius Groos Verlag, page 214:
      “So , mii en ha fi fain mi uona wie fi se ina Jamiekan aal kain a sinting we piipl a taak bout wen dem a stodi langgwij . Mek mi shuo unu wa ... Mi bara di Rasta wod 'grounieshan' we dem yuuz fi seshan we dem miit an riizn . Mi tek i an yuuz i fi [...]”
      Well, I had to find my own way to express all sorts of things in Jamaican Creole which people talk about when they study languages. Let me show you what [...] I'm borrowing the Rasta word "Grounation" which they use for sessions where they get together and discuss important matters. I took it and used it to [...]

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

bara

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ばら
  2. Rōmaji transcription of バラ

JavaneseEdit

Other scripts
Carakan ꦧꦫ
Roman bara

EtymologyEdit

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

NumeralEdit

bara

  1. hundred million (108)

KikuyuEdit

PronunciationEdit

As for Tonal Class, Benson (1964) classifies this term into Class 1 with a disyllabic stem, together with ndaka, and so on.
  • (Kiambu)

NounEdit

bara 9 or 10 (plural bara)

  1. road
    Synonyms: barabara, njĩra

ReferencesEdit

  • “barabara” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary, p. 24. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  1. ^ Yukawa, Yasutoshi (1981). "A Tentative Tonal Analysis of Kikuyu Nouns: A Study of Limuru Dialect." In Journal of Asian and African Studies, No. 22, 75–123.

LaboyaEdit

PrepositionEdit

bara

  1. nearby, at, close

ReferencesEdit

  • Rina, A. Dj.; Kabba, John Lado B. (2011), “bara”, in Kamus Bahasa Lamboya, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat [Dictionary of Lamboya Language, West Sumba Regency], Waikabubak: Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat, page 8

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

bara m

  1. genitive singular form of bars

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *baʀah, from Proto-Austronesian *baʀah.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bara (Jawi spelling بارا‎, plural bara-bara, informal 1st possessive baraku, impolite 2nd possessive baramu, 3rd possessive baranya)

  1. ember

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: bara

ReferencesEdit


MansakaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bajaq, compare Old Javanese warah.

VerbEdit

bara

  1. to warn

MaranaoEdit

NounEdit

bara

  1. crowbar

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *bāru, from Proto-Germanic *bērō, whence also Old English bēr.

NounEdit

bāra f

  1. bier

DescendantsEdit


Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bera, bara (East Old Norse), from Proto-Germanic *bazōną.

VerbEdit

bara

  1. to bare, make bare

ConjugationEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French barrer (to bar).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

a bara (third-person singular present barează, past participle barat1st conj.

  1. to bar, to block
    Synonym: bloca
  2. to strike through

ConjugationEdit


Rwanda-RundiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *-bàda.

VerbEdit

-bara (infinitive kubara, perfective -baze)

  1. to count, calculate

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bara.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bâra/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧ra

NounEdit

bȁra f (Cyrillic spelling ба̏ра)

  1. puddle

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • bara” in Hrvatski jezični portal

NounEdit

bara (Cyrillic spelling бара)

  1. genitive singular of bȃr

ShonaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese bala.

NounEdit

bará 5 (plural mapará 6)

  1. bullet

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic بَرّ(barr, mainland).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

bara (n class, plural bara) or bara (ma class, plural mabara)

  1. mainland
  2. continent
    Synonym: kontinenti

See alsoEdit

(continents) mabara; Afrika (Africa), Amerika (America), Antaktika (Antarctica) or Antaktiki, Asia (Asia), Ulaya (Europe) or Uropa, Amerika ya Kaskazini (North America), Australia (Oceania), Amerika ya Kusini (South America) (Category: sw:Continents) [edit]


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish bara, from Old Norse *bara (barely, only), from *barr, from Proto-Germanic *bazaz (bare). Compare Icelandic bara.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bara

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of bar.

AdverbEdit

bara (not comparable)

  1. just, only
    Jag ska bara läsa den här sidan också.
    I'll just read this page too.
    Vi har bara en bil.
    We have only one car.

Alternative formsEdit

  • ba (colloquial)

SynonymsEdit

AnagramsEdit


TagalogEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Spanish barrar (to mud) or Spanish varar (to strand).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ba‧ra
  • IPA(key): /baˈɾa/, [bɐˈɾa]

NounEdit

bará

  1. clog; blockage; stoppage; obstruction
    Synonyms: pasak, sumpal, siksik
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Spanish vara.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ba‧ra
  • IPA(key): /ˈbaɾa/, [ˈbɐɾɐ]

NounEdit

bara

  1. unit of length measuring about 33 inches
  2. measuring stick or tape measure of such a length
Related termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Spanish barra.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ba‧ra
  • IPA(key): /ˈbaɾa/, [ˈbɐɾɐ]

NounEdit

bara

  1. shaft; lever; beam (of a balance)
    Synonyms: pingga, braso

TernateEdit

EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bara

  1. carbuncle

ReferencesEdit

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

TurkishEdit

NounEdit

bara

  1. definite dative singular of bar

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *bargos, *barginā (cake, bread) (compare Breton bara, Old Cornish bara, Old Irish bairgen f (bread, loaf; food, plain diet)), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰars- (spike, prickle) (Old Norse barr (corn, grain, barley), Latin far (spelt), Serbo-Croatian бра̏шно/brȁšno).

NounEdit

bara m (plural bara)

  1. bread; loaf, slice (of bread), loaves
  2. (figuratively) food, meal, sustenance, means of subsistence, livelihood

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bara fara mara unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “bara”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

bara

  1. Soft mutation of para.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
para bara mhara phara
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.