puru

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pūrus.

Adjective[edit]

puru m sg (feminine singular pura, neuter singular puro, masculine plural puros, feminine plural pures)

  1. pure

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic, originally a derivative pur- (to bite) +‎ -u. Compare Estonian puru (dust).

Noun[edit]

puru

  1. (rare) Alternative form of pureminen (act of biting or chewing).
  2. (in compounds) chewing
    purukumi
    chewing gum
  3. A quantity of finely chewn food, such as a bird may give to its young.
  4. chaw, chew (plug or wad of chewing tobacco)
    Pelaajat istuivat penkillä katsellen sadetta, jauhaen juroina puruaan.
    The players sat on the bench watching the rain, glumly working their chews.
  5. (pathology) ache, pain (gnawing, persistent pain, especially in stomach)
    mahanpuru
    stomachache
  6. dust, powder, swarf (waste chips, shavings and dust from working a solid material)
    sahanpuru
    sawdust
    kutterinpuru
    cutter swarf

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Ngiyambaa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Wiradhuri buurruu

Noun[edit]

puru

  1. (anatomy) testicles

Sicilian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpuɾu/
  • Hyphenation: pù‧ru

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin pūrus.

Adjective[edit]

puru m (f pura, plural puri)

  1. pure
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin pūre, adverbial form of pūrus.

Adverb[edit]

puru

  1. also, too
  2. even
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