cuna

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

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. (Mirandolese) cradle, crib (bed for a baby)

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Hausa[edit]

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/, [ˈkuːn̺ä]
  • 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

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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]

Noun[edit]

cuna f (plural cunas)

  1. cradle, crib

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Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cūna, cūnae. Compare Italian culla

Noun[edit]

cuna f (plural cune)

  1. cradle

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