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Ira

Ira

See also: ira, Irã, IRA, irá, -irà, īra, and īrā

English

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /aɪɹə/
    Rhymes: -aɪɹə
  • Hyphenation: I‧ra

Proper noun

Ira

  1. A captain of King David, a minor figure in the Bible mentioned in 2 Samuel 20:26.
  2. A male given name, mostly of American usage.
    • 2011 Ali Smith, There but for the, Hamish Hamilton, ISBN 9780241143407, pages 140-141:
      So is Ira Gershwin something to do with the more famous George Gershwin? Caroline says.
      She was his wife, wasn't she? Jen says coming in with plates balanced on her arm.
      He was his brother, Mark says. It comes into his head how much Faye loved songs. He had quite forgotten how much.
      It does sound like a girl's name, though, doesn't it? Caroline is saying.
      There's no way I'd ever call a daughter that, Hannah says.
  3. A town in New York.
  4. A town in Vermont.

Etymology 2

Russian and Czech diminutive of the cognates of Irene.

Proper noun

Ira

  1. A female given name

Anagrams

ira

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See also: Ira, Irã, IRA, irá, -irà, īra, and īrā

Basque

Noun

ira

  1. fern

Chuukese

Noun

ira

  1. tree

Fataluku

Noun

ira

  1. water

References

  • Clara Sarmento, From Here to Diversity (2010, ISBN 144382464X), page 248

Fijian

Pronoun

ira

  1. they (five or more)

See also


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /i.ʁa/

Verb

ira

  1. third-person singular future of aller

Anagrams


Interlingua

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /iˈra/

Verb

ira

  1. future of ir

Italian

Etymology

From Latin īra

Noun

ira f (plural ire)

  1. anger, ire, wrath

Synonyms

Related terms

Anagrams


Latin

Etymology

From earlier eira (Plautus), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eys- (compare Ancient Greek οἶστρος (oîstros), Lithuanian aistrà (violent passion), Avestan [script needed] (aesma, anger)).

Pronunciation

Noun

īra f (genitive īrae); first declension

  1. ire, anger, wrath
    Dies irae.
    Day of wrath.

Inflection

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative īra īrae
genitive īrae īrārum
dative īrae īrīs
accusative īram īrās
ablative īrā īrīs
vocative īra īrae

Related terms

Descendants

References

  • ira in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • IRA in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be fired with rage: ira incensum esse
    • to be fired with rage: ira ardere (Flacc. 35. 88)
    • his anger cools: ira defervescit (Tusc. 4. 36. 78)
    • to vent one's anger, spite on some one: iram in aliquem effundere
    • to vent one's anger, spite on some one: iram, bilem evomere in aliquem
    • to give free play to one's anger: irae indulgere (Liv. 23. 3)
    • to be short-tempered; to be prone to anger: praecipitem in iram esse (Liv. 23. 7)
    • to calm one's anger: iram restinguere, sedare
  • ira in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia
  • ira in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ira in William Smith., editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Makalero

Noun

ira

  1. water

References

  • Juliette Huber, A grammar of Makalero

Makasae

Noun

ira

  1. water

References

  • Juliette Huber, First steps towards a grammar of Makasae: a language of East Timor (2008)

Oirata

Noun

ira

  1. water

References


Old Saxon

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *hiz.

Pronoun

ira

  1. her

Declension


Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese ira, from Latin ira, from Proto-Indo-European *eis.

Pronunciation

Noun

ira f (plural iras)

  1. anger, rage (a strong feeling of displeasure, hostility or antagonism towards someone or something)

Verb

ira

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

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin īra

Noun

ira f (plural iras)

  1. ire, wrath

Derived terms