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EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Italian lira, from Latin lībra (partly via Turkish lira, Arabic لِيرَة(līra), Maltese lira, Greek λίρα (líra), and Hebrew לִירָה‎, all of which are originally from the Italian). Doublet of livre

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lira (plural lire or liras)

  1. The basic unit of currency in Turkey.
  2. The currency of Lebanon (also pound), Syria (also pound), Jordan (also dinar)
  3. The former currency of Italy, Malta, San Marino, Cyprus and the Vatican City, superseded by the euro

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lira (plural lirot or liroth or liras)

  1. The former currency of Israel, superseded by the sheqel.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Ukrainian ліра (lira).

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lira

  1. A Ukrainian folk musical instrument similar to the hurdy-gurdy.

Etymology 3Edit

From Latin līra (furrow).

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NounEdit

lira (plural lirae)

  1. Any of a set of fine ridges on the shells of some molluscs

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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

lira f (plural lires)

  1. lira

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

lira f (plural lires)

  1. lyre

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lībra.[1]

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lira f

  1. lira (former currency of Italy) [19th c.]
  2. lira (currency of Turkey)
  3. lira (former currency of Israel)

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Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "lira" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, →ISBN, page 381.

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ItalianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈli.ra/, [ˈl̺iːr̺ä]
  • Hyphenation: lì‧ra

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin lībra.

NounEdit

lira f (plural lire)

  1. lira

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin lyra.

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lira f (plural lire)

  1. lyre
    Synonym: cetra

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *loizā, from Proto-Indo-European *lóyseh₂ (following, track; furrow),[1] from *leys- (track, furrow, trace, trail).

Cognate with Oscan feminine ablative plural 𐌋𐌖𐌉𐌔𐌀𐌓𐌉𐌚𐌔 (luisarifs, the name of a month, perhaps "in which the furrows are drawn"), Old High German leisa (track) (German Gleis), Old Church Slavonic лѣха (lěxa, field bed, furrow), Old Prussian lyso (field bed), Proto-Germanic *lizaną (to know, understand), *laizijaną (teach), *liznaną (learn).[2]

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līra f (genitive līrae); first declension[3]

  1. the earth thrown up between two furrows, a ridge
  2. (agriculture) furrow

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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative līra līrae
Genitive līrae līrārum
Dative līrae līrīs
Accusative līram līrās
Ablative līrā līrīs
Vocative līra līrae

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “līra”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 345
  2. ^ Rix, Helmut, editor (2001) Lexikon der indogermanischen Verben [Lexicon of Indo-European Verbs] (in German), 2nd edition, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, →ISBN, pages 409-410
  3. ^ lira in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press

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From Proto-Germanic *lihwizô, *ligwizô (thigh; groin). More at lire.

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līra m (nominative plural līran)

  1. Fleshy part of the body without fat or bone; brawn; muscle

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PolishEdit

 
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lira

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Etymology 1Edit

Ancient Greek λύρα (lúra).

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lira f

  1. lyre
  2. black grouse's tail
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Etymology 2Edit

Maltese, Turkish, both from Italian lira, from Latin lībra (pound).

NounEdit

lira f

  1. lira (former currency of Malta)
  2. lira (the basic unit of currency in Turkey)
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Further readingEdit

  • lira in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

lira f (plural liras)

  1. lyre (a stringed musical instrument)

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

lira f (plural liras)

  1. lira (unit of currency)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lira, from Ancient Greek λύρα (lúra).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lîːra/
  • Hyphenation: li‧ra

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lȋra f (Cyrillic spelling ли̑ра)

  1. lyre

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • lira” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SloveneEdit

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lȋra f

  1. lyre (musical instrument)

InflectionEdit

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. líra
gen. sing. líre
singular dual plural
nominative líra líri líre
accusative líro líri líre
genitive líre lír lír
dative líri lírama líram
locative líri lírah lírah
instrumental líro lírama lírami

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin lyra, from Ancient Greek λύρα (lúra).

NounEdit

lira f (plural liras)

  1. lyre

Etymology 2Edit

From Italian lira, from Latin libra.

NounEdit

lira f (plural liras)

  1. lira (former currency of Italy)

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VerbEdit

lira (present lirar, preterite lirade, supine lirat, imperative lira)

  1. (colloquial) to play (a sport, an instrument or a game)

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian lira.

NounEdit

lira (definite accusative lirayı, plural liralar)

  1. Turkish lira.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative lira
Definite accusative lirayı
Singular Plural
Nominative lira liralar
Definite accusative lirayı liraları
Dative liraya liralara
Locative lirada liralarda
Ablative liradan liralardan
Genitive liranın liraların

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