kea

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See also: Kea and ke'a

English[edit]

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Three kea.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Maori kea.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkiːə/, /ˈkeɪə/, /kɪə/

Noun[edit]

kea (plural keas or kea)

  1. Nestor notabilis, a parrot of New Zealand.

Usage notes[edit]

The unmarked plural form kea is mainly found in New Zealand.

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Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

kea

  1. absolutive singular of ke

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Maori kea, probably through English kea.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkeɑ/, [ˈke̞ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -eɑ
  • Syllabification: ke‧a

Noun[edit]

kea

  1. kea, Nestor notabilis

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kea (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kea keat
genitive kean keojen
partitive keaa keoja
illative keaan keoihin
singular plural
nominative kea keat
accusative nom. kea keat
gen. kean
genitive kean keojen
keainrare
partitive keaa keoja
inessive keassa keoissa
elative keasta keoista
illative keaan keoihin
adessive kealla keoilla
ablative kealta keoilta
allative kealle keoille
essive keana keoina
translative keaksi keoiksi
instructive keoin
abessive keatta keoitta
comitative keoineen
Possessive forms of kea (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person keani keamme
2nd person keasi keanne
3rd person keansa

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *tea.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈke.a/, [ˈkɛjə]

Verb[edit]

kea

  1. (stative) white

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kea m (plural kea)

  1. kea

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

kea

  1. snot
  2. the kea, Nestor notabilis

Descendants[edit]

  • English: kea

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