purkaa

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pur‧kaa

Etymology 1[edit]

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purkaa (transitive)

  1. To dismantle, dissemble, take apart (into pieces).
  2. To disentangle, undo, clear (up) (a mess).
  3. To unravel (a knitwear), unstitch (a stitch).
  4. To untie (a knot), unwind (a bandage, dressing), untwist (a rope), unwrap (package paper), unpack (contents of a package; baggage).
  5. To unload (a burden).
  6. To unpack (a suitcase).
  7. To demolish, wreck, tear/pull/take down (a building).
  8. To strike (a set, wings in theatre).
  9. To dissolve, liquidate (a company, corporation).
  10. To cancel, annul, revoke (a contract, deal); annul (a marriage).
  11. To break off (an engagement).
  12. (law) To rescind, reverse (a decision).
  13. To defuse (a bomb).
  14. To discharge (a battery).
  15. To discharge, release, vent, take out (emotions); to unburden, lighten (one's heart), let off steam.
  16. To decrypt, decipher (a secret message).
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

purkaa

  1. Second-person plural imperative present form of purra.

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