See also: PIRA, pirá, píra, and pirã

Bikol CentralEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Austronesian *pijax, compare Tetum hira.

PronounEdit

pirá

  1. (interrogative) how many

GuaraníEdit

NounEdit

pira

  1. fish

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin pyra from Greek πῦρ

NounEdit

pira f

  1. pyre

AnagramsEdit


JavaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Javanese pira.

PronounEdit

pira

  1. how many

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈpi.ra/, [ˈpɪrä]

NounEdit

pira

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of pirum

MaranaoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Austronesian *pijax.

PronounEdit

pira

  1. how many

Old JavaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Austronesian *pijax, compare Cebuano pila.

PronounEdit

pira

  1. how many

Old TupiEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pira

  1. skin

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pira f (plural piras)

  1. pyre (heap on which corpses are burned)
  2. (slang) thingamajig, gizmo, thingy (something whose name is unknown)
    Synonyms: coisa, (Brazil) troço, (Brazil) treco, (Brazil) negócio, (Brazil) bagulho, (Brazil) bagaça, trem, (Portugal) cena, bang
  3. (Brazil, slang) a proposition, suggestion or theory considered absurd or rather unlikely
    Synonyms: viajada, piração

VerbEdit

pira

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

SardinianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *pira, from the plural of Latin pirum, reanalyzed as a feminine singular. Compare Italian pera, French poire, Spanish pera.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pira f (plural piras)

  1. pear (fruit)

SloveneEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *pyrь.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

píra f

  1. spelt (grain) (Triticum spelta)

InflectionEdit

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. píra
gen. sing. píre
singular dual plural
nominative píra píri píre
accusative píro píri píre
genitive píre pír pír
dative píri pírama píram
locative píri pírah pírah
instrumental píro pírama pírami

Further readingEdit

  • pira”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin pyra (pyre), from Ancient Greek πυρά (purá), from πῦρ (pûr, fire). Cognate with English fire.

NounEdit

pira f (plural piras)

  1. pyre

Etymology 2Edit

From Caló [Term?].

NounEdit

pira f (plural piras)

  1. escape, flight
    Synonyms: fuga, huida
Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

pira

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

Further readingEdit


WarlpiriEdit

NounEdit

pira

  1. moon