kukurūza

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See also: kukuruza and kukurūzā

Latvian[edit]

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Kukurūza

Etymology[edit]

Apparently a borrowing from Russian кукуруза (kukurúza), itself of unclear origin (q.v.).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kukurūza f (4th declension)

  1. corn, maize (plant of the species Zea mays)
    kukurūzas vālītescorn cobs
    kukurūzas graudicorn grains
    kukurūzas šķirnes — varieties of corn
    kukurūza ir ļoti vērtīgs lopbarības augs, no kura iegūst daudz labas skābbarības un arī lielu graudu ražucorn/maize is a very valuable forage plant from which one obtains a lot of good silage and also a large grain harvest
  2. corn, maize (the seeds or grains of this plant, eaten as food)
    kukurūzas milti cornmeal
    kukurūzas eļļa corn oil
    kukurūzas pārslas cornflakes
    kukurūzas rauši corn cakes

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