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Ria

Ria

See also: ria, RIA, ría, rià, and ri'a

Faroese

Proper noun

Ria f

  1. A female given name

Usage notes

Matronymics

  • son of Ria: Riuson
  • daughter of Ria: Riudóttir

Declension

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Ria
Accusative Riu
Dative Riu
Genitive Riu

ria

ria

See also: Ria, RIA, ría, rià, and ri'a

English

Noun

ria (plural rias)

  1. A submergent coastal landform, often known as a drowned river valley

Anagrams


French

Etymology

From Galician

Noun

ria f (plural rias)

  1. ria

Synonyms


Italian

Adjective

ria f

  1. feminine singular of rio

Portuguese

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Alteration of rio (river), or a borrowing from Spanish ría.

Noun

ria f (plural rias)

  1. (hydrography) ria (rugged coastal inlet)
  2. (hydrography) branch; inlet (body of water extending from or flowing into a larger one)

Etymology 2

Verb

ria

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of rir
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of rir
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of rir
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of rir
  5. first-person singular (eu) imperfect indicative of rir
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) imperfect indicative of rir

Swedish

Etymology

Probably from Finnish riihi (kiln, grain drying cabin).

Noun

ria c

  1. a dryer, a kiln to dry corn; a traditional Finnish/Scandinavian wooden building used for indoor drying of corn

Declension

Inflection of ria 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ria rian rior riorna
Genitive rias rians riors riornas

Verb

ria

  1. to dry corn in a kiln
    Den finska rågen stod högt i anseende till utsäde, beroende på att den fick stå ute att eftermogna i skyl, innan den riades, under det att den svenska vanligen riades omedelbart efter skärningen.
    The Finnish rye was highly regarded as seedcorn, because it was left outdoors to ripe in ricks, before taken to the dryer, while the Swedish commonly was dried immediately after harvest.

Conjugation


Vietnamese

Pronunciation

Noun

ria (, , 𣭯, 𩮭)

  1. mustache/moustache

Woi

Noun

ria

  1. blood