parella

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Feminine of parell, or from Vulgar Latin *paricla, feminine of *pariclus, from contraction of *pariculus, diminutive of Latin par. Compare Spanish pareja, Portuguese parelha, Galician parella, French pareille, Italian parecchia, Romanian pereche.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

parella f (plural parelles)

  1. pair (set of two people or animals intended to do something together)
  2. couple (set of two people in a relationship)
    En Marc i en Joan fa poc que són parella.(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  3. pair (male and female of the same species)
  4. significant other
    En Miquel és la parella de na Maria.(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  5. (card games) pair (set of two cards with equal rank, but not necessarily the same suit)
    Una parella d'asos.(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  6. (set theory) pair (each of the elements formed by the Cartesian product of two sets)

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

parella

  1. feminine singular of parell

Further readingEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Feminine of parello, or from Vulgar Latin *paricla, feminine of *pariclus, from contraction of *pariculus, diminutive of Latin par. Compare Spanish pareja, Portuguese parelha, Catalan parella, French pareille, Italian parecchia, Romanian pereche.

AdjectiveEdit

parella

  1. feminine singular of parello

NounEdit

parella f (plural parellas)

  1. pair; A set of two people or animals intended to do something together.
  2. couple; A set of two people in a relationship.
  3. pair; A male and female of the same species.
  4. significant other
  5. (card games) pair; A set of two cards with equal rank, but not necessarily the same suit.
  6. (set theory) pair; Each of the elements formed by the Cartesian product of two sets.
  7. (fishing) pair; A set of two trawlers rigged with a fishing net rig named bou
  8. (fishing) net; The proper net rig used by a pair of trawlers for fishing