cuma

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Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

cuma

  1. godmother

References[edit]

  • Bartoli, Matteo Giulio (1906) Il Dalmatico: Resti di un’antica lingua romanza parlata da Veglia a Ragusa e sua collocazione nella Romània appenino-balcanica, Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, published 2000

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tamil சும்மா (cummā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

cuma

  1. only, merely

Synonyms[edit]


Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cummae, from Proto-Celtic *kom-smiyos, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱom (beside, with, by) + *sem- (one, as one).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cuma f (genitive singular cuma, nominative plural cumaí)

  1. shape, form; appearance, look, effect

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cuma

  1. (with copula) equal, the same; unimportant

Derived terms[edit]

  • is cuma (it doesn't matter)
    • is cuma liom (it is all the same to me; I don't care)
    • is cuma duit (it doesn’t matter to you; it is none of your business)
  • nach cuma? (so what?)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cuma chuma gcuma
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Kanakanabu[edit]

Noun[edit]

cuma

  1. father

Kikuyu[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Swahili chuma.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

This u is pronounced long.[1]
As for Tonal Class, Benson (1964) classifies this term into Class 1 with a disyllabic stem, together with ndaka, and so on.

Noun[edit]

cuma class 9 (plural macuma) or cuma class 9/10 (plural cuma)

  1. iron, steel[1]

Derived terms[edit]

(Nouns)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 “cuma” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary, p. 74. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  2. ^ Yukawa, Yasutoshi (1981). "A Tentative Tonal Analysis of Kikuyu Nouns: A Study of Limuru Dialect." In Journal of Asian and African Studies, No. 22, 75–123.

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tamil சும்மா (cummā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

cuma

  1. only, merely

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb cuman.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cuma m

  1. guest
    • late 10th century, Ælfric, "On the Greater Litany"
      Wē sind ealle cuman on þissum līfe, and ūre eard nis nā hēr, ac wē sind hēr swelċe weġfērende menn. Ān cymþ, ōðer færþ. Sē biþ ācenned, se ōðer forþfærþ and rȳmþ him setl.
      We are all guests in this life, and our home is not here, but we're here as wayfaring people. One person comes, another goes. One is born, another dies and makes him room.
  2. stranger
    • c. 990, Wessex Gospels, Matthew 25:35
      Iċ wæs cuma and ġē mē inlaðodon.
      I was a stranger and you invited me in.

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle High German zoum, from Proto-Germanic *taumaz (tether, rope, cord, strap, bridle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cuma f

  1. (nautical) hawser (mooring rope)

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Further reading[edit]

  • cuma in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • cuma in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cuma m (plural cumas)

  1. (slang, Chile) rascal, common, vulgar person
    Synonyms: flaite, chulo, ordinario, rasca, punga

Ternate[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Tamil சும்மா (cummā).

Adverb[edit]

cuma

  1. only, merely

Synonyms[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic اَلْجُمْعَة(al-jumʿa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dʒʊmɑː/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

cuma (definite accusative cumayı, plural cumalar)

  1. Friday

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative cuma
Definite accusative cumayı
Singular Plural
Nominative cuma cumalar
Definite accusative cumayı cumaları
Dative cumaya cumalara
Locative cumada cumalarda
Ablative cumadan cumalardan
Genitive cumanın cumaların

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