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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish chía, from Classical Nahuatl chiyan (seed of the chia plant).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chia (countable and uncountable, plural chias)

  1. A Mexican sage grown for its edible seeds, Salvia hispanica.
  2. Salvia columbariae, a sage with similar seeds, native to the southwestern US and northwestern Mexico.

TranslationsEdit

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Classical NahuatlEdit

NounEdit

chia (inanimate)

  1. Obsolete spelling of chiyan

EsperantoEdit

DeterminerEdit

chia

  1. H-system spelling of ĉia

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

chia

  1. third-person singular past historic of chier

Min NanEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of chia – see (“here”).
(This character, chia, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

chia

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

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *ciir ~ *ciər (to cut up); cognate with Khmer ចៀរ (ciə, to slice, trim) and Bahnar tơjêr (to cut into large flat pieces).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

chia

  1. (arithmetic) to divide
    chia (cho)
    (to be) divided by
    chia hết cho
    to be divisible by
  2. to distribute or share (something among a group of people)
  3. (grammar) to conjugate

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