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See also: párra, párrá, and parrà

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AfrikaansEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

parra (plural parras, diminutive parratjie)

  1. (colloquial) Alternative form of padda
  2. (crude, slang) vagina; female genitalia

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Portuguese parar (to halt, to stop).

VerbEdit

parra (present parra, present participle parraende, past participle geparra)

  1. (fishing) to stop a fishing boat and wait; to keep a boat in a certain position
  2. (fishing, imperative) row slower

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *spḗr (sparrow, bird). Cognate with English sparrow.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

parra f (genitive parrae); first declension

  1. A bird of ill omen; perhaps the barn owl

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative parra parrae
genitive parrae parrārum
dative parrae parrīs
accusative parram parrās
ablative parrā parrīs
vocative parra parrae

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PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpa.ʁa/
  • Hyphenation: par‧ra

NounEdit

parra f (plural parras)

  1. shoot or stem of a vine with leaves
    Synonym: pâmpano
  2. excessive pride, bragging
    Synonym: bazófia

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Gothic *𐍀𐌰𐍂𐍂𐌰 (parra), *𐍀𐌰𐍂𐍂𐌰𐌽𐍃 (parrans, trellis; fencing).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

parra f (plural parras)

  1. grapevine (the plant on which grapes grow)

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