karibu

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Finnish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French caribou.

Noun[edit]

karibu

  1. caribou

Declension[edit]

Inflection of karibu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative karibu karibut
genitive karibun karibujen
partitive karibua karibuja
illative karibuun karibuihin
singular plural
nominative karibu karibut
accusative nom. karibu karibut
gen. karibun
genitive karibun karibujen
partitive karibua karibuja
inessive karibussa karibuissa
elative karibusta karibuista
illative karibuun karibuihin
adessive karibulla karibuilla
ablative karibulta karibuilta
allative karibulle karibuille
essive karibuna karibuina
translative karibuksi karibuiksi
instructive karibuin
abessive kaributta karibuitta
comitative karibuineen
Possessive forms of karibu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person karibuni karibumme
2nd person karibusi karibunne
3rd person karibunsa

Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English caribou, from Canadian French caribou, from Mi'kmaq qalipu, from Proto-Algonquian *maka·lipowa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈri.bu/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ibu
  • Syllabification: ka‧ri‧bu

Noun[edit]

karibu n (indeclinable) or karibu m anim (indeclinable)

  1. caribou
    Synonym: renifer tundrowy

Further reading[edit]

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

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَرِيب(qarīb, nearby), also used to welcome a visitor in Omani Arabic. The sense "you're welcome" is a calque of English you're welcome.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

karibu (plural karibuni)

  1. welcome!
  2. come in!
  3. you're welcome! (response to being thanked)

Derived terms[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

karibu na or karibu ya

  1. near

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