AskDefine | Define via

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English

Pronunciation

/ˈvi:ə/, /ˈvaɪə/

Etymology 1

From Latin via ‘road’.

Noun

  1. A main road or highway, especially in ancient Rome. (Mainly used in set phrases, below.)
  2. A small hole in a printed-circuit board filled with metal which connects two or more layers.

Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Latin via, ablative singular of via ‘way, road’ (Etymology 1, above).

Preposition

via
  1. By way of; passing through.

Translations

Esperanto

Etymology

Esperanto second person pronoun vi + possessive ending -a

Pronoun

via (second person possessive of vi, "you")

Fijian

Etymology

Common Oceanic

Noun

via
  1. a tree (giant arum, Alocasia)

Italian

Noun

  1. road, street or path
  2. way or route
  3. means (means to an end)
  4. tract (in the body)
  5. start (of a race)

Adverb

via

Preposition

via da

Interjection

via!

Latin

Noun

via, viae f
  1. road, street or path
  2. way, method

Synonyms

Norwegian

Verb

  1. Form of past tense, vie

Portuguese

Noun

  1. way (wide path)

Romanian

Etymology 1

/ via

Preposition

  1. via, by

Etymology 2

vivere

Verb

  1. to have life; to live, to exist
  2. (of intangibles, such as emotions and beliefs) to endure
Conjugation
ro-conj-a-iez vi

Etymology 3

Form of the adjective viu

Adjective

via

Etymology 4

Form of the noun vie

Noun

via

Extensive Definition

VIA may refer to one of the following.
via in German: VIA
via in Esperanto: VIA
via in French: VIA
via in Korean: VIA
via in Italian: VIA
via in Dutch: VIA
via in Polish: VIA
via in Portuguese: VIA
via in Finnish: Via
via in Swedish: Via
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