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See also: Giro, girò, giró, gîro, and giro-

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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Via German, from Italian giro (circulation), from Latin gyrus (circle), from Ancient Greek γῦρος (gûros, circle).

PronunciationEdit

Homophones: gyro
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NounEdit

giro (plural giros)

  1. (in Europe) A transfer of funds between different account holders, carried out by the bank according to payer's written instructions.
  2. (Britain, informal) An unemployment benefit cheque.

Usage notesEdit

The use of paper giros is in decline in favour of electronic payments, which are regarded as faster, cheaper and safer due to the reduced risk of fraud.

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


BasqueEdit

NounEdit

giro

  1. environment

CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

giro

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of girar

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian giro, from Latin gyrus, from Ancient Greek γῦρος (gûros, circle).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sjiːro/, [ˈɕiːo]

NounEdit

giro c (singular definite giroen, plural indefinite giroer)

  1. giro

InflectionEdit


Fiji HindiEdit

VerbEdit

giro

  1. to fall

ConjugationEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin gȳrus, from Ancient Greek γῦρος (gûros).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒi.ro/
  • Rhymes: -iro
  • Hyphenation: gì‧ro

NounEdit

giro m (plural giri)

  1. turn, twist, rotation, revolution
  2. detour
  3. lap (of a race)
  4. tour, trip, stroll
  5. (in the plural) rounds (of a postman etc)
  6. period, space, course, time, run
  7. ring (illicit)
  8. turn, round
  9. circulation (of money)
  10. row (of knitting)

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

giro

  1. first-person singular indicative present of girare

AnagramsEdit


NorwegianEdit

NounEdit

giro (m)

  1. a giro, a money transfer
  2. a short-form payment slip

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

giro m (feminine singular gira, masculine plural giros, feminine plural giras, comparable)

  1. (colloquial) cute, pretty
    O gato é muito giro.The cat is very cute.

NounEdit

giro m (plural giros)

  1. rotation, turn (the act of turning around a centre or an axis)
    Ele fez um giro de 180 graus.
    He has made a turnaround of a hundred and eighty degrees.

VerbEdit

giro

  1. first-person singular present indicative of gerir

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin gȳrus.

NounEdit

giro m (plural giros)

  1. turn
  2. tour

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

giro

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of girar.

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

giro n

  1. giro (method or institution for money transfer)
  2. a giro account
  3. the bicycle competition Giro d'Italia (inflected like a noun, often capitalized, but not always)
    Hemmacyklisten Ivan Basso vann girot för andra gången
    The Italian bicyclist Ivan Basso won the Giro for the second time

DeclensionEdit

Declension of giro 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative giro girot giron girona
Genitive giros girots girons gironas

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