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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK) IPA(key): /jɑːd/ * (US) enPR: yärd, IPA(key): /jɑːɹd/

  • (UK) IPA(key): /jɑːd/
  • (US) enPR: yärd, IPA(key): /jɑːɹd/

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English _yard_, _ȝerd_, _ȝeard_, from Old English _ġeard_ (“yard, garden, fence, enclosure, enclosed place, court, residence, dwelling, home, region, land; hedge”), from Proto-Germanic _*gardaz_ (“enclosure, yard”) (compare Dutch _gaard_, obsolete German _Gart_, Swedish _gård_), from Proto-Indo-European _*gʰórdʰos_ or _*ǵʰortós_, from _*ǵʰer-_ (“to enclose”) (compare Old Irish _gort_ (“wheat field”), Latin _hortus_ (“garden”), Tocharian B _kerccī_ (“palace”), Lithuanian _gardas_ (“pen, enclosure”), Russian _город_ (górod, “town”), Albanian _gardh_ (“fence”), Romanian _gard_, Ancient Greek _χόρτος_ (khórtos, “farmyard”), Avestan [script needed] (gərədha, “dev's cave”), Sanskrit _गृहास_ (gŗhás). NOUN YARD (_plural_ YARDS) * A small, usually uncultivated area adjoining or (now especially) within the precincts of a house or other building (Wikipedia). * An enclosed area designated for a specific purpose, e.g. on farms, railways etc. * (Jamaica) One’s house or home. TRANSLATIONS DERIVED TERMS _See also_ YARD VERB YARD (_third-person singular simple present_ YARDS, _present participle_ YARDING, _simple past and past participle_ YARDED) * (transitive) To confine to a yard. * 1893, Elijah Kellogg, _Good old times, or, Grandfather's struggles for a homestead_ As they reached the door, Bose, having YARDED the cows, was stealing around the corner of the pig-sty, and making for the woods.

From Middle English yard, ȝerd, ȝeard, from Old English ġeard (yard, garden, fence, enclosure, enclosed place, court, residence, dwelling, home, region, land; hedge), from Proto-Germanic *gardaz (enclosure, yard) (compare Dutch gaard, obsolete German Gart, Swedish gård), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰórdʰos or *ǵʰortós, from *ǵʰer- (to enclose) (compare Old Irish gort (wheat field), Latin hortus (garden), Tocharian B kerccī (palace), Lithuanian gardas (pen, enclosure), Russian город (górod, town), Albanian gardh (fence), Romanian gard, Ancient Greek χόρτος (khórtos, farmyard), Avestan [script needed] (gərədha, dev's cave), Sanskrit गृहास (gŗhás).

Noun

yard (plural yards)

  1. A small, usually uncultivated area adjoining or (now especially) within the precincts of a house or other building (Wikipedia).
  2. An enclosed area designated for a specific purpose, e.g. on farms, railways etc.
  3. (Jamaica) One’s house or home.
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See also Yard

Verb

yard (third-person singular simple present yards, present participle yarding, simple past and past participle yarded)

  1. (transitive) To confine to a yard.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

From Middle English _yerd_, _ȝerd_, from Old English _ġierd_, _ġerd_ (“yard, rod, staff, stake, fagot, twig; measure of length”), from Proto-Germanic _*gazdijō_. Cognate with Dutch _gard_ (“twig”), German _Gerte_. NOUN YARD (_plural_ YARDS) * (nautical) A long tapered timber hung on a mast to which is bent a sail, and may be further qualified as a square, lateen, or lug yard. The first is hung at right angles to the mast, the latter two hang obliquely. * (nautical) Any spar carried aloft (Wikipedia). * A staff, rod or stick. (Can we find and add a quotation of Piers Plowman to this entry?) * A unit of length equal to three feet (exactly 0.9144 metres in the US and UK; Wikipedia). * (US, slang) One hundred dollars. * (obsolete) The penis. * 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, _Essays_, II.12: there were some people found who tooke pleasure to unhood the end of their YARD, and to cut off the fore-skinne after the manner of the Mahometans and Jewes

From Middle English yerd, ȝerd, from Old English ġierd, ġerd (yard, rod, staff, stake, fagot, twig; measure of length), from Proto-Germanic *gazdijō. Cognate with Dutch gard (twig), German Gerte.

Noun

yard (plural yards)

  1. (nautical) A long tapered timber hung on a mast to which is bent a sail, and may be further qualified as a square, lateen, or lug yard. The first is hung at right angles to the mast, the latter two hang obliquely.
  2. (nautical) Any spar carried aloft (Wikipedia).
  3. A staff, rod or stick.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Piers Plowman to this entry?)
  4. A unit of length equal to three feet (exactly 0.9144 metres in the US and UK; Wikipedia).
  5. (US, slang) One hundred dollars.
  6. (obsolete) The penis.
Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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English - Etymology 3

Corruption of French _milliard_. NOUN YARD (_plural_ YARDS) * (finance) 109, A short scale billion; a long scale thousand millions or milliard. _I need to hedge a YARD of yen._

Corruption of French milliard.

Noun

yard (plural yards)

  1. (finance) 109, A short scale billion; a long scale thousand millions or milliard.
    I need to hedge a yard of yen.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* adry * dray

Que a categoria em FRENCH - NOUN
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French - Noun

YARD

yard

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French - External Links

* “yard” in _le Trésor de la langue française informatisé_ (_The Digitized Treasury of the French Language_).

Que a categoria em ITALIAN - NOUN
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Italian - Noun

YARD

yard


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