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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

pia

  1. (anatomy) The pia mater, the innermost of the meninges that protect the brain and spinal cord
    • 2009, January 25, “Denis Campbell”, in Kian, 4, needs a miracle. He's in the right place[1]:
      One screen in the theatre relays live colour pictures of Harkness and his colleague Tiernan Byrnes's progress, cutting and pushing through first the dura, then the arachnoid and finally the pia, the thin, spider's web-type membranes that cover the brain itself.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

pia (uncountable)

  1. A perennial Polynesian herb, whose fleshy tubers yield arrowroot.

AnagramsEdit


AllentiacEdit

NounEdit

pia (plural pia-guiam)

  1. father

ReferencesEdit

  • Discovery of a Fragment of the Printed Copy of the Work on the Language of the Millcayac Indians (1913) (in notes)
  • Willem F. H. Adelaar, The Languages of the Andes (2004), citing Luis de Valdiva's work

ComancheEdit

NounEdit

pia

  1. mother

EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpia/
  • Hyphenation: pi‧a
  • Rhymes: -ia

AdjectiveEdit

pia (accusative singular pian, plural piaj, accusative plural piajn)

  1. pious
    Antonym: malpia

HawaiianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *pia, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian, compare Indonesian rumbia.

NounEdit

pia

  1. Polynesian arrowroot
  2. starch

Etymology 2Edit

From English beer.

NounEdit

pia

  1. beer

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from piál.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈpiʲɒ]
  • Hyphenation: pia

NounEdit

pia (plural piák)

  1. (slang) booze, drink, grog, liquor

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative pia piák
accusative piát piákat
dative piának piáknak
instrumental piával piákkal
causal-final piáért piákért
translative piává piákká
terminative piáig piákig
essive-formal piaként piákként
essive-modal
inessive piában piákban
superessive pián piákon
adessive piánál piáknál
illative piába piákba
sublative piára piákra
allative piához piákhoz
elative piából piákból
delative piáról piákról
ablative piától piáktól
Possessive forms of pia
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. piám piáim
2nd person sing. piád piáid
3rd person sing. piája piái
1st person plural piánk piáink
2nd person plural piátok piáitok
3rd person plural piájuk piáik

Derived termsEdit


ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pia f sg

  1. Feminine singular of adjective pio.

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pia

  1. nominative feminine singular of pius
  2. nominative neuter plural of pius
  3. accusative neuter plural of pius
  4. vocative feminine singular of pius
  5. nominative neuter plural of pius

AdjectiveEdit

piā

  1. ablative feminine singular of pius

ReferencesEdit


MarshalleseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • MED phonemes: {piyah}
  • IPA(key): /pʲɨjaɰ/, [pʲiæ͡ɑɑ̯]

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Oceanic *piRa, *biRa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Austronesian *piRaS, *biRaS. Cognate with Paiwan bias, Bikol Central piga, Karo Batak pira.

NounEdit

pia

  1. fish roe

Etymology 2Edit

From English beer.

NounEdit

pia

  1. beer

ReferencesEdit


PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish pie.

NounEdit

pia

  1. foot
  2. leg

PipilEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nahuan *piya, from Proto-Uto-Aztecan *pura. Compare Classical Nahuatl piya (to keep, to protect)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

-pia

  1. (transitive) to have, to possess, to keep
    Ini kunet kipia miak awilti
    This kid has many toys

PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese pia, from Latin pīla (mortar).

NounEdit

pia f (plural pias)

  1. sink
  2. basin

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

pia f sg

  1. Feminine singular of adjective pio.

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

pia

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of piar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of piar

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

pia

  1. (Latin America) Informal second-person singular (voseo) affirmative imperative form of piar.

SwahiliEdit

AdverbEdit

pia

  1. also
  2. all (used with -ote for emphasis)

WestrobothnianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse píka. Cognate with Icelandic píka, Swedish piga and Danish pige.

NounEdit

pia f (definite form only)

  1. little girl
  2. pet name used for mare (compare syt)