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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic ذِرَاع‎ m (ḏirāʿ, cubit), from ذِرَاع‎ f (ḏirāʿ, arm).

NounEdit

dira (plural diras)

  1. The Arabian cubit, whose value varied by place, time, and item from about 25–75 cm (10 in–2 ft 5½ in).

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BasqueEdit

CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: di‧ra

AdverbEdit

dira

  1. there

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

dira

  1. third-person singular future of dire

AnagramsEdit


HiligaynonEdit

AdverbEdit

dirâ

  1. there, yonder

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inflected form of dīrus (fearful).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

dīra

  1. nominative feminine singular of dīrus
  2. nominative neuter plural of dīrus
  3. accusative neuter plural of dīrus
  4. vocative feminine singular of dīrus
  5. vocative neuter plural of dīrus

AdjectiveEdit

dīrā

  1. ablative feminine singular of dīrus

ReferencesEdit

  • dira in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic دِيرَة(dīra, route).

NounEdit

dira (n class, plural dira)

  1. compass (instrument to determine cardinal directions)

YaygirEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Pama-Nyungan *rirra.

NounEdit

dira

  1. tooth

Further readingEdit

  • Barry Alpher, Proto-Pama-Nyungan etyma, in Claire Bowern, Harold James Koch, Australian Languages: Classification and the Comparative Method (2004, →ISBN