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GalicianEdit

 
A pía containing holy water, Muros, Galicia

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese pia (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin pīla (mortar). Cognate with Portuguese pia and Spanish pila.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pía f (plural pías)

  1. sink
  2. basin
    • c1295, R. Lorenzo (ed.), La traducción gallega de la Crónica General y de la Crónica de Castilla. Ourense: I.E.O.P.F., page 806:
      Et, el estando en Almaria, hũu mouro, seu priuado, que auja nume Abenaramamj̃, conuidoo et enbeuedoo et afogoo en hũa pia de agua que tĩjna en sua casa
      And, while in Almeria, a Moor, his man, who was called Abenaramamin, invited him and made him drunk and drowned him in a water basin he had at his house
  3. baptismal font
    Synonym: pía bautismal
  4. trough
    Synonyms: barcal, dorna
  5. hole on a surface
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese pia, from Latin pīla (pillar). Cognate with Portuguese pilha and Spanish pila.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pía f (plural pías)

  1. (archaic) column
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • pia” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • pia” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • pía” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • pía” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • pía” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Danish pige, from Old Norse píka.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pía f (genitive singular píu, nominative plural píur)

  1. (informal, somewhat dated) girl

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LeoneseEdit

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NounEdit

pía f (plural pías)

  1. foot

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SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pía

  1. Feminine singular of adjective pío.

VerbEdit

pía

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of piar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of piar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of piar.