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AzerbaijaniEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Turkic *dīri-.

The sense “undercooked, not overcooked (of rice)“ might have developed from the sense “undercooked (of meat)", the sense “undercooked“ in applying the notion of meat still containing blood, thus being “alive“. Compare Crimean Tatar tiri (undercooked, of meat).

AdjectiveEdit

diri (comparative daha diri, superlative ən diri, intensive dimdiri)

  1. living, which is alive
    diri quşliving bird
    diri balıqliving fish
    diri ilanliving snake
    Synonyms: canlı, sağ
    Antonym: ölü
  2. lively, vivid, vivacious
    Synonyms: canlı, qıvraq, cəld
  3. of rice etc.
    1. stiff, undercooked, half-done, raw
      xorəyin düyüsü diridirthe rice of the dish is [stil] raw
      Synonym: çiy
    2. crumbly, friable, not overcooked

NounEdit

diri (definite accusative dirini, plural dirilər)

  1. living person
    Ölülərimi, dirilərimi təhqir etdilər.
    They insulted dead and living relatives of mine.
    (literally, “They insulted my living and my dead.”)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Tağıyev M. T. et al., editors (2006), “diri”, in Azərbaycanca-rusca lüğət [Azerbaijani–Russian Dictionary], volume I, Baku: Şərq-Qərb, page 791a

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French dire and Italian dire.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdiri/
  • Hyphenation: di‧ri
  • Rhymes: -iri
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VerbEdit

diri (present diras, past diris, future diros, conditional dirus, volitive diru)

  1. to say, tell

ConjugationEdit


IndonesianEdit

PrefixEdit

diri-

  1. use similar to English suffix -self

NounEdit

diri (plural diri-diri, first-person possessive diriku, second-person possessive dirimu, third-person possessive dirinya)

  1. ego, self

Mauritian CreoleEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French du riz.

NounEdit

diri

  1. rice

ReferencesEdit

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Waray-WarayEdit

AdverbEdit

diri

  1. no

InterjectionEdit

diri

  1. no