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Webster 1828 Edition


Barra

BAR'RA

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Noun.
In Portugal and Spain, a long measure for cloths. In Valencia, 13 barras make 12 6/7 yards English; in Castile, 7 are equal to 6 4/7 yards; in Arragon, 3 make 2 4/7 yards.

Definition 2022


Barra

Barra

See also: barra, bárra, bárrá, and barrá

English

Proper noun

Barra

  1. (Scotland) An island of the outer Hebrides in Scotland.
  2. (Rio, Brazil) A district of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where most venues of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics are situated

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Portuguese

Proper noun

Barra

  1. Barra (municipality in the state of Bahia, Brazil)
  2. Barra (municipality in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

barra

barra

See also: Barra, bárra, bárrá, and barrá

English

Noun

barra (plural barras)

  1. (Geordie) A barrow; a hand-pushed cart of the type commonly used in markets.

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Catalan

Noun

barra f (plural barres)

  1. bar (metal item)
  2. (ballet) bar
  3. loaf (of bread)
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French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ba.ʁa/

Verb

barra

  1. third-person singular past historic of barrer

Irish

Noun

barra m

  1. Alternative form of barr
  2. nominative plural of barr

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
barra bharra mbarra
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *barra, possibly from Gaulish *barros (the bushy end).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbar.ra/

Noun

barra f (plural barre)

  1. rod, bar
  2. helm, tiller
  3. stroke, slash ('/' symbol)
  4. tray (computer)

Derived terms

Verb

barra

  1. third-person singular present indicative of barrare
  2. second-person singular imperative of barrare

Maltese

Etymology

From Arabic [Term?].

Adverb

barra

  1. out

Portuguese

barra

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin barra, from Gaulish [Term?].

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈba.ʁɐ/
  • (Paulista) IPA(key): /ˈba.ʁa/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈba.ha/
  • (Carioca) IPA(key): /ˈba.ʁɐ/
  • (Gaúcho) IPA(key): /ˈba.ʀa/

Noun

barra f (plural barras)

  1. bar (solid object with uniform cross-section)
  2. bar, ingot
  3. cuff (the end of a pants leg, folded up)
  4. (typography) slash
  5. (heraldry) bend sinister

Quotations

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:barra.

Derived terms

  • barrar
  • barra oblíqua
  • barra pesada



Scottish Gaelic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /par̴ə/

Etymology 1

Noun

barra m

  1. spike
  2. bar
  3. Court of Justice
  4. sandbank
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Noun

barra m

  1. genitive singular of bàrr

References

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9

Spanish

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *barra, possibly from Gaulish *barros (the bushy end), cognate with French barre and English bar.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈba.ra/

Noun

barra f (plural barras)

  1. bar
  2. slash ("/" symbol)
  3. (iron) rod
  4. (heraldry) bend sinister
  5. (weightlifting) barbell

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Verb

barra

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of barrer.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of barrer.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of barrer.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of barrer.

Swedish

Verb

barra (present barrar, preterite barrade, supine barrat, imperative barra)

  1. (of a conifer, especially a Christmas tree) to drop its needles

Conjugation

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