Kara

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See also: kara, kära, karā, kaŗa, and kaŗā

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Variant of Cara.

Proper noun[edit]

Kara

  1. A female given name.

Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kara

  1. The Papua New Guinean language which has the ISO code 'leu', formerly called Lemakot.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Korean 加耶 (伽倻). The Middle Chinese pronunciation is thought to have been closer to Kaya,[1] but IPA(key): /kaɾa/ (Kara) is thought to have been the oldest pronunciation.[2]

Proper noun[edit]

Kara

  1. The language presumed to have been spoken by the Gaya confederacy in southern Korea, thought by some scholars to be attested from thirteen placenames.

Etymology 4[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kara

  1. The Omotic language which has the ISO code 'kxh' and which is also sometimes called "Karo".

Anagrams[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christopher I. Beckwith, Koguryo, the language of Japan's continental relatives (BRILL, 2007), page 40, n. 27
  2. ^ Christopher I. Beckwith, Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present (Princeton University Press, 2009: ISBN 978-0-691-13589-2), page 105

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kara f

  1. A female given name

Declension[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kara

  1. A male given name