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EnglishEdit

 
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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


BretonEdit

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

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

NounEdit

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

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

NounEdit

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

  1. begging for alms

NounEdit

bā̀r̃ā f (possessed form bā̀r̃ar̃)

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

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

NounEdit

bara

  1. (anatomy) lung

IcelandicEdit

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

NounEdit

bara

  1. lung

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay bara.

NounEdit

bara (plural bara-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).

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-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)
    Il cadavere fu deposto nella bara.
    The body was placed in the coffin.
  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 main entry.

VerbEdit

bara

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

ReferencesEdit

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

Jamaican CreoleEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

bara

  1. borrow

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

bara

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

JavaneseEdit

Other scripts
Carakan ꦧꦫ
Roman bara

EtymologyEdit

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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 class 9/10 (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.

LamboyaEdit

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 *baRah, from Proto-Austronesian *baRah. Cognate with Papora balah (charcoal), Tagalog baga (ember), Bolinao baya, Manggarai wara, Palauan bas.

NounEdit

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

  1. ember

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

bāra f

  1. bier

DescendantsEdit


Old SwedishEdit

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French barrer (to bar).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. to bar; to block

ConjugationEdit


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

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic بَرّ(barr, mainland).

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

Alternative formsEdit

  • ba (colloquial)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈbɑːˌra]
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

bara

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of bar.

AdverbEdit

bara

  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.

SynonymsEdit

AnagramsEdit


TurkishEdit

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *bargos, *barginā (cake, bread) (compare Breton bara, Old Cornish bara, Old Irish bairgen f (bread, loaf; food, plain diet)).

PronunciationEdit

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-), “bara”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies