ia

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Aromanian

Pronoun

ia f

  1. Alternative form of ea

Bariai

Noun

ia

  1. fish

References

  • Steve Gallagher, Peirce Baehr, Bariai Grammar Sketch (2005)

Basque

Adverb

ia

  1. almost

Chuukese

Adverb

ia

  1. where

Dutch

Etymology

Onomatopoeic

Pronunciation

Interjection

ia

  1. hee-haw

Derived terms

  • iaën

Esperanto

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈia/
  • Hyphenation: i‧a
  • Rhymes: -ia
  • Audio:

Determiner

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

  1. some kind of (indeterminate correlative of kind)

Derived terms

  • ia ajn (any kind of)
  • iasence

Fijian

Conjunction

ia

  1. but

Synonyms

  • ga

Finnish

Conjunction

ia

  1. Obsolete spelling of ja

Anagrams

  • ai

German

Alternative forms

  • iah
  • yah (obsolete)

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

  • ʻo ia

See also

Particle

ia

  1. Obsolete spelling of ʻia, and iʻa.

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

  • IPA(key): /ia/

Pronoun

ia

  1. he / she (genderless third person pronoun)

Synonyms

  • dia
  • beliau

Jarai

Etymology

From Proto-Chamic *ʔiar, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *air, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *wair, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *wair, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ia/

Noun

ia

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

References

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

Lamboya

Etymology

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *sai.

Pronoun

ia

  1. who (interrogative pronoun)

References

  • Rina, A. Dj.; Kabba, John Lado B. (2011), “ia”, in Kamus Bahasa Lamboya, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat [Dictionary of Lamboya Language, West Sumba Regency], Waikabubak: Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat, page 31
  • Lamboya in Austronesian Comparative Dictionary

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) (iə)

Malay

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • (Johor-Selangor) IPA(key): /iə/
  • (Riau-Lingga) IPA(key): /ia/
  • Rhymes: -iə, -jə,

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)

See also


Middle French

Alternative forms

  • ja

Etymology

From Old French ja, from Latin iam.

Adverb

ia

  1. already

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


Otomaco

Etymology

Compare Taparita ia.

Noun

ia

  1. water

References

  • Tierra Firme (other copy)

Piaroa

Noun

ia

  1. Clipping of ahiia.

References

  • A. Ernst, Upper Orinoco Vocabularies

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈiɐ/

Verb

ia

  1. first-person and 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 iacă. Alternatively, perhaps a spontaneous creation of expression.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ja/

Interjection

ia

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

Related terms

  • iacă
  • iată

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 *éǵh₂.

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

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

  • Tierra Firme (other copy)

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English ear

Noun

ia

  1. (anatomy) ear

Synonyms

  • yau

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

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