kina

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

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kina (plural kinas or kina)

  1. The national currency of Papua New Guinea, divided into 100 toea.

Etymology 2[edit]

Maori kina

Noun[edit]

kina (plural kinas)

  1. Evechinus chloroticus, a sea urchin endemic to New Zealand.

Anagrams[edit]


Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kina

  1. inflection of kino:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Anagrams[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkina/
  • Hyphenation: kin‧a
  • Rhymes: -ina

Adjective[edit]

kina (accusative singular kinan, plural kinaj, accusative plural kinajn)

  1. cinematic

Fijian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

kina

  1. therein, herein
  2. because of, for the sake of, thereby, hereby, herewith
  3. therefore (at the end of a statement or sentence, preceded by o koya o qo)

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkinɑ/, [ˈkinɑ]
  • Rhymes: -inɑ
  • Syllabification: ki‧na

Noun[edit]

kina

  1. squabble

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kina (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kina kinat
genitive kinan kinojen
partitive kinaa kinoja
illative kinaan kinoihin
singular plural
nominative kina kinat
accusative nom. kina kinat
gen. kinan
genitive kinan kinojen
kinainrare
partitive kinaa kinoja
inessive kinassa kinoissa
elative kinasta kinoista
illative kinaan kinoihin
adessive kinalla kinoilla
ablative kinalta kinoilta
allative kinalle kinoille
essive kinana kinoina
translative kinaksi kinoiksi
instructive kinoin
abessive kinatta kinoitta
comitative kinoineen
Possessive forms of kina (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person kinani kinamme
2nd person kinasi kinanne
3rd person kinansa

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Greenlandic[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kina

  1. who

Usage notes[edit]

This word will cause indicative intonation in the sentence it is used, but not if used in isolation.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bjørnum, S.: Grønlandsk grammatik, p. 25-26. Atuagkat 2003. →ISBN

Inuktitut[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kina (syllabics ᑭᓇ)

  1. (interrogative) who (in a question)

Karitiâna[edit]

Noun[edit]

kina

  1. mammal

Maori[edit]

Noun[edit]

kina

  1. sea urchin

Paiwan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “From Proto-Austronesian *ina?”

Noun[edit]

kina

  1. mother (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)

Synonyms[edit]


Quechua[edit]

Noun[edit]

kina

  1. Cinchona bark

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: quinine
  • Spanish: quina

Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

kina (ki-vi class, plural vina)

  1. depth (vertical distance below a surface)
  2. rhyme

Verb[edit]

kina

  1. ki-vi class subject inflected singular present affirmative of -wa na

Tok Pisin[edit]

Noun[edit]

kina

  1. kina
  2. a kind of seashell