cuna

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See also: Cuna, cùna, cuña, cunã, cüna, cũna, and čuna

Emilian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cūna.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: cu‧na

Noun[edit]

cuna f (plural cuni)

  1. (Mirandola) cradle, crib (bed for a baby)

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Hausa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃúː.nàː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [t͡ʃúː.nàː]

Noun[edit]

cūnā̀ f (plural cūnōnī, possessed form cūnàr̃)

  1. A side seam joining the lower ends of a gown.

Verb[edit]

cūnā̀ (grade 1)

  1. (with an indirect object) to set a person or animal to catch or attack someone

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed from Latin cūna, from Proto-Italic *koinā, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱoyneh₂, derived from the root *ḱey- (to be lying down; to settle). Doublet of the inherited culla, from a Vulgar Latin diminutive form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈku.na/
  • Rhymes: -una
  • Hyphenation: cù‧na

Noun[edit]

cuna f (plural cune) (literary and regional)

  1. (literally and figuratively) cradle
    Synonym: culla
  2. a cavity in the ground
    Synonym: cunetta

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cūna f (genitive cūnae); first declension

  1. (rare) singular of cūnae
  2. a crib (for infant)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cūna cūnae
Genitive cūnae cūnārum
Dative cūnae cūnīs
Accusative cūnam cūnās
Ablative cūnā cūnīs
Vocative cūna cūnae

References[edit]

  • cuna”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cuna in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • cuna in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Primitive Irish[edit]

Romanization[edit]

cuna

  1. Romanization of ᚉᚒᚅᚐ

Spanish[edit]

cuna

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish cuna, from Latin cūna, cūnae, from Proto-Italic *koinā, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱoyneh₂, derived from the root *ḱey- (to be lying down; to settle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuna/, [ˈku.na]
  • Rhymes: -una
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

cuna f (plural cunas)

  1. cradle, crib

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cūna, cūnae. Compare Italian culla.

Noun[edit]

cuna f (plural cune)

  1. cradle

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