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Etymology 1Edit

From Spanish playa (beach).

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playa (plural playas)

  1. (geology, US) a level spot temporarily covered with water which subsequently becomes dry by evaporation; an alkali flat or salt pan.
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Etymology 2Edit

From a non-rhotic pronunciation of player

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playa (plural playas)

  1. (African American Vernacular, slang) dude (an informal term of address or general term to describe a person, typically male)
  2. (African American Vernacular, slang) player (someone who plays the field, or has prowess in gaining romantic and sexual relationships)

AsturianEdit

NounEdit

playa f (plural playes)

  1. beach

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish playa.

NounEdit

playa

  1. beach
  2. town

SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin plagia, from Latin plaga. Compare Portuguese praia, French plage, Italian spiaggia.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈplaɟ͡ʝa/, [ˈplaʝa]

NounEdit

playa f (plural playas)

  1. beach
  2. car park

AdjectiveEdit

playa

  1. Feminine singular of adjective playo.

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