See also: Dira, dirá, díra, dirà, and dīrā

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dira

  1. Third-person plural (haiek) present indicative form of izan.

CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: di‧ra

AdverbEdit

dira

  1. there

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /di.ʁa/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

dira

  1. third-person singular future of dire

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HiligaynonEdit

AdverbEdit

dirâ

  1. there, yonder

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inflected form of dīrus (fearful).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

dīra

  1. inflection of dīrus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

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).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dira (n class, plural dira)

  1. compass (instrument to determine cardinal directions)

ReferencesEdit

  • Baldi, Sergio (2020-11-30) Dictionary of Arabic Loanwords in the Languages of Central and East Africa (Handbuch der Orientalistik; Erste Abteilung: Der Nahe und der Mittlere Osten; 145), Leiden • Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 107 Nr. 955

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