kero

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See also: kéró and kérő

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviation of kerosene.

Noun[edit]

kero (uncountable)

  1. (Australia, New Zealand, colloquial) Kerosene.
    • 1985, Peter Carey, Illywhacker, Faber and Faber 2003, p. 293:
      The hessian hut glowed yellow with the light of a kero lamp.

Etymology 2[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

kero (plural keros)

  1. A type of wooden drinking vessel produced by the Incas.
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Amis[edit]

Verb[edit]

kero

  1. to dance

References[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French cœur

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkero/
  • Hyphenation: ke‧ro
  • Rhymes: -ero

Noun[edit]

kero (accusative singular keron, plural keroj, accusative plural kerojn)

  1. (card games) The suit of hearts, marked with the symbol .

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See also[edit]

Suits in Esperanto · emblemoj (layout · text)
SuitHearts.svg SuitDiamonds.svg SuitSpades.svg SuitClubs.svg
kero karoo, rombo piko trefo

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kero

  1. (archaic) A round, treeless top of a fell; now mostly in place names and compounds.
  2. (dialectal, archaic) throat
    Synonym: kurkku

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kero (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative kero kerot
genitive keron kerojen
partitive keroa keroja
illative keroon keroihin
singular plural
nominative kero kerot
accusative nom. kero kerot
gen. keron
genitive keron kerojen
partitive keroa keroja
inessive kerossa keroissa
elative kerosta keroista
illative keroon keroihin
adessive kerolla keroilla
ablative kerolta keroilta
allative kerolle keroille
essive kerona keroina
translative keroksi keroiksi
instructive keroin
abessive kerotta keroitta
comitative keroineen

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kero

  1. Rōmaji transcription of けろ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ケロ

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

kero m (plural keros)

  1. kero (Inca wooden drinking vessel)

Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

kero (n class, plural kero)

  1. an annoyance or nuisance