See also: bîra, bira-, and bïra

BarngarlaEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Cognate with Yankunytjatjara piṟa.

NounEdit

bira

  1. moon

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

bira

  1. plucked

ReferencesEdit


BasqueEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

bira inan

  1. turn
  2. half turn
  3. tour (a journey through a list of places)
  4. (physics) revolution, rotation
DeclensionEdit
Declension of bira (inanimate, ending in -a)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive bira bira birak
ergative birak birak birek
dative birari birari birei
genitive biraren biraren biren
comitative birarekin birarekin birekin
causative birarengatik birarengatik birengatik
benefactive birarentzat birarentzat birentzat
instrumental biraz biraz birez
inessive biratan biran biretan
locative biratako birako biretako
allative biratara birara biretara
terminative birataraino biraraino biretaraino
directive biratarantz birarantz biretarantz
destinative biratarako birarako biretarako
ablative biratatik biratik biretatik
partitive birarik
prolative biratzat

Etymology 2Edit

NumeralEdit

bira

  1. allative singular of bi

Further readingEdit

  • "bira" in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], euskaltzaindia.eus
  • bira” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], euskaltzaindia.eus

CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish virar.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bi‧ra
  • IPA(key): /biˈɾa/, [bɪˈɾ̪a]

VerbEdit

birá

  1. to pull
    Synonym: bitad
  2. to beat up
    Synonym: pawo
  3. (slang) to have sex
    Synonym: iyot

ChichewaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

birá class 1a (plural abirá class 2)

  1. sheep
    Synonym: nkhosa

CimbrianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian birra, from German Bier. Doublet of bir.

NounEdit

bira f

  1. (Luserna) beer

ReferencesEdit


IndonesianEdit

 
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NounEdit

bira (first-person possessive biraku, second-person possessive biramu, third-person possessive biranya)

  1. giant taro, elephant ear taro (Alocasia macrorrhizos)

InterlinguaEdit

 
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NounEdit

bira (plural biras)

  1. beer

JamamadíEdit

NounEdit

bira

  1. (Banawá) battery (device storing electricity)

ReferencesEdit


KabuverdianuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese virar.

VerbEdit

bira

  1. to turn

Northern KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *bʰráHtā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bira

  1. as a brother

NounEdit

bira ? (plural birayên)

  1. brother

Related termsEdit


Old High GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Vulgar Latin pira, the plural of Latin pirum n (pear).

NounEdit

bira f

  1. pear

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle High German: bir, bire, pir
    • Alemannic German: Biire
    • German: Birne
    • Luxembourgish: Bir
    • Vilamovian: biyn
    • Yiddish: באַר(bar)

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese virar and Kabuverdianu bira.

VerbEdit

bira

  1. to turn
  2. to bend

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps borrowed from Venetian bira.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bira f (plural biras)

  1. (South Brazil) beer
    Bora tomar uma bira lá!
    Let's take a beer (drink) there!

Further readingEdit

  • "Bira" on Dicionário Informal

RukaiEdit

NounEdit

bira

  1. fart sound

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Venetian bira or Italian birra.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bira f (Cyrillic spelling бира)

  1. (Chakavian) beer

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Bier.

NounEdit

bira c

  1. (slang) a (glass, bottle, or can of) beer; brewsky.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of bira 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bira biran biror birorna
Genitive biras birans birors birornas

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


TabaruEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Austronesian; compare Proto-Sangiric *biʀas ("rice")

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bira

  1. rice

ReferencesEdit

  • Edward A. Kotynski (1988), “Tabaru phonology and morphology”, in Work Papers of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, University of North Dakota Session, volume 32, Summer Institute of Linguistics

TernateEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Austronesian; compare Proto-Sangiric *biʀas ("rice"). Compare to Indonesian beras.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bira (Jawi بيراة‎)

  1. rice (cooked or uncooked)

ReferencesEdit

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

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian birra.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bira (definite accusative birayı, plural biralar)

  1. beer

Usage notesEdit

  • The plural form is mainly used when referring to types of beer.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative bira
Definite accusative birayı
Singular Plural
Nominative bira biralar
Definite accusative birayı biraları
Dative biraya biralara
Locative birada biralarda
Ablative biradan biralardan
Genitive biranın biraların

Derived termsEdit


VenetianEdit

NounEdit

bira f (plural bire)

  1. beer