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Guugu Yimidhirr

Noun

birra

  1. leaf

Italian

Etymology

From a Germanic language

Noun

birra f. (plural birre)

  1. beer
    Mi piace la birra - I like beer
  2. beer, glass of beer
    Vuoi una birra? - Do you want a beer?

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Portuguese

Noun

birra

  1. obstinacy

Wiradhuri

Alternative spellings

Noun

birra

  1. back

Quotations

  • 1846, Horatio Hale, Ethnography and philology, vol. VI of Reports of the United States Exploring Expedition, under the command of Charles Wilkes
    bĭrɑ, mɑ̄r, gɑ́rbɑ back (different parts of)
  • 1904, R. H. Mathews, The Wiradyuri and other languages of New South Wales, in The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, vol. 34
    Back .... .... .... birra.

Adjective

birra

  1. tired

Quotations

  • 1892, James Günther, Grammar and Vocabulary of the Aboriginal Dialect called the Wirradhuri, in John Fraser (ed.), An Australian Language
    Birra—tired, fatigued.

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