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3 letters words from 'pia'

PIA 5 

2 letters words from 'pia'

AI 2PA 4
PI 4 

All 3 letters words made out of pia

pia ipa pai api iap aip

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Definitions and meaning of pia

pia

Etymology 1

Noun

pia

  1. (anatomy) The pia mater, the innermost of the meninges that protect the brain and spinal cord

Etymology 2

Noun

pia (uncountable)

  1. A perennial Polynesian herb whose fleshy tubers yield arrowroot.

Anagrams

  • AIP, API, Api, IAP, IPA

Allentiac

Noun

pia (plural pia-guiam)

  1. father

References

  • Discovery of a Fragment of the Printed Copy of the Work on the Language of the Millcayac Indians (1913) (in notes)
  • Willem F. H. Adelaar, The Languages of the Andes (2004), citing Luis de Valdiva's work

Comanche

Noun

pia

  1. mother

Esperanto

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpia/
  • Hyphenation: pi‧a
  • Rhymes: -ia

Adjective

pia (accusative singular pian, plural piaj, accusative plural piajn)

  1. pious
    Antonym: malpia

Hawaiian

Etymology 1

From Proto-Polynesian *pia, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian, compare Indonesian rumbia.

Noun

pia

  1. Polynesian arrowroot
  2. starch

Etymology 2

From English beer.

Noun

pia

  1. beer

Hungarian

Etymology

Back-formation from piál.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈpiʲɒ]
  • Hyphenation: pia
  • Rhymes: -jɒ

Noun

pia (plural piák)

  1. (slang) booze, drink, grog, liquor

Declension

Derived terms

  • piás

Italian

Adjective

pia f sg

  1. Feminine singular of adjective pio.

Anagrams

  • api, Api, IPA

Latin

Adjective

pia

  1. nominative feminine singular of pius
  2. nominative neuter plural of pius
  3. accusative neuter plural of pius
  4. vocative feminine singular of pius
  5. nominative neuter plural of pius

Adjective

piā

  1. ablative feminine singular of pius

References

  • pia in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)

Marshallese

Pronunciation

  • (phonetic) IPA(key): [pʲiɑ]
  • (phonemic) IPA(key): /pʲijæɰ/
  • Bender phonemes: {piyah}

Etymology 1

From Proto-Oceanic *piRa, *biRa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Austronesian *piRaS, *biRaS. Cognate with Paiwan bias, Bikol Central piga, Karo Batak pira.

Alternative forms

  • bwiaea
  • piaea

Noun

pia (construct form piain)

  1. fish roe

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English beer.

Noun

pia (construct form piain)

  1. beer

References

  • Marshallese–English Online Dictionary

Papiamentu

Etymology

From Spanish pie.

Noun

pia

  1. foot
  2. leg

Pipil

Etymology

From Proto-Nahuan *piya, from Proto-Uto-Aztecan *pura. Compare Classical Nahuatl piya (to keep, to protect)

Pronunciation

  • (standard) IPA(key): /ˈpija/
  • (Tacuba) IPA(key): /ˈpja/

Verb

-pia

  1. (transitive) to have, to possess, to keep

Portuguese

Etymology 1

From Old Portuguese pia, from Latin pīla (mortar).

Noun

pia f (plural pias)

  1. sink
  2. basin

Etymology 2

Adjective

pia f sg

  1. Feminine singular of adjective pio.

Etymology 3

Verb

pia

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

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pja/

Verb

pia

  1. (Latin America) Informal second-person singular (voseo) affirmative imperative form of piar.

Swahili

Adverb

pia

  1. also
    Synonym: vilevile
  2. all (used with -ote for emphasis)

Westrobothnian

Alternative forms

  • pya
  • päia

Etymology

From Old Norse píka. Cognate with Icelandic píka, Swedish piga and Danish pige.

Noun

pia f (definite form only)

  1. little girl
  2. pet name used for mare (compare syt)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a membrane of the brain.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)