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Ia

Aromanian

Pronoun

ia f

  1. Alternative form of ea

Bariai

Noun

ia

  1. fish

References


Basque

Adverb

ia

  1. almost

Chuukese

Adverb

ia

  1. where

Dutch

Etymology

Onomatopoeic

Pronunciation

  • (file)

Interjection

ia

  1. hee-haw

Derived terms


Esperanto

Etymology

From i- (indeterminate correlative prefix) +‎ -a (correlative suffix of kind).

Pronunciation

Determiner

ia (plural iaj, accusative singular ian, accusative plural iajn)

  1. some kind of (indeterminate correlative of kind)

Derived terms


Fijian

Conjunction

ia

  1. but

Synonyms


Finnish

Conjunction

ia

  1. Obsolete spelling of ja

Anagrams


German

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

Interjection

ia

  1. hee-haw (cry of an ass or donkey)

Hawaiian

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Oceanic *ia, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

Determiner

ia

  1. this, that

Pronoun

ia

  1. it, he, she

Derived terms

See also

Particle

ia

  1. Obsolete spelling of ?ia, i? and i?a.

Hiri Motu

Etymology

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia

Pronoun

ia

  1. third-person singular pronoun: he/she/it, him/her/it

See also


Indonesian

Etymology

From Proto-Malayic *ia, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia. Compare Maori ia, Tagalog siya

Pronunciation

Pronoun

ia

  1. he / she (genderless third person pronoun)
    Ia sedang kelaparan.
    He/she is starving.
    Ia gemar dengan musik pop.
    He/she loves pop music.

Synonyms


Jarai

ia

Etymology

From Proto-Chamic *?iar, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *air, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *wair, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *wair, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahi?.

Pronunciation

Noun

ia

  1. water (clear liquid H?O)

References

  • Joshua Jensen, Jarai Clauses and Noun Phrases: Syntactic Structures (2014, ->ISBN

Lindu

Pronoun

ia

  1. he; she

Malasanga

Etymology

Proto-Austronesian *Sikan.

Noun

ia

  1. fish

Further reading

  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988) (ia)
  • John Carter, Katie Carter, John Grummitt, Bonnie MacKenzie, Janell Masters, A Sociolinguistic Survey of the Mur Village Vernaculars (2012) (i?)

Malay

Etymology

From Proto-Malayic *ia,from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

ia

  1. he, she

See also


Maori

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Oceanic *ia, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia. Compare Indonesian ia, Tagalog siya.

Pronoun

ia

  1. he / she (genderless third person pronoun)
    I titiro ia ki te kur?.
    He/she looked at the dog.

See also


Middle French

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old French ja, from Latin iam.

Adverb

ia

  1. already
    • 1488, Jean Dupré, Lancelot du Lac, page 61:
      le Roi Artus estoit ia couché
      King Arthur was already in bed

Descendants

  • French: (obsolete)

Niuean

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Oceanic *ia, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

Pronoun

ia

  1. he, she, it

See also


Old English

Pronunciation

Adverb

ia

  1. Alternative form of a

Otomaco

Etymology

Compare Taparita ia.

Noun

ia

  1. water

References


Piaroa

Noun

ia

  1. Clipping of ahiia.

References

  • A. Ernst, Upper Orinoco Vocabularies

Portuguese

Pronunciation

Verb

ia

  1. first/third-person singular imperfect indicative of ir

Rapa Nui

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Oceanic *ia, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

Pronoun

ia

  1. he, she

See also


Romanian

Etymology

Perhaps from one of several similar words in neighboring languages, or perhaps from iac?. Alternatively, perhaps a spontaneous creation of expression.

Pronunciation

Interjection

ia

  1. used to attract attention to the speaker; well, now, now then

Related terms

Verb

ia

  1. third-person singular present indicative of lua

Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun) jau
  • (Sursilvan) jeu
  • (Sutsilvan) jou
  • (Puter) eau
  • (Vallader) eu

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *eo, from Latin ego, from Proto-Indo-European *é?h?.

Pronoun

ia

  1. (Surmiran) I

Samoan

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Oceanic *ia, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

Pronoun

ia

  1. he, she
    • E fanau mai e ia le tama tane, e te faaigoa foi ia te ia o Iesu; aua e faaola e ia lona nuu ai a latou agasala.
      And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.

See also

Particle

ia

  1. Precedes a name to mark it as a direct object

Taparita

Etymology

Compare Otomaco ia.

Noun

ia

  1. water

References


Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English ear

Noun

ia

  1. (anatomy) ear

Synonyms


Tokelauan

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Oceanic *ia, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

Pronoun

ia

  1. 3rd-person singular pronoun: he/she, him/her

See also


Tolai

Etymology

From Proto-Oceanic *ia, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ia, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

Pronoun

ia

  1. Third-person singular pronoun: he, him; she, her

Declension



Vandalic

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *jahw.

Conjunction

ia

  1. and
    • c390, De conviviis barbaris
      Inter eils Gothicum scapia matzia ia drincan / non audet quisquam dignos educere versus.
      Between the Gothic [cries] "Hail" and "Let's get [something to] eat and drink" / nobody dares to put forth decent verses.

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