koala

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See also: Koala, kòala, kōʻala, and koalą

English[edit]

Koala on a branch

Etymology[edit]

From Dharug gula or gulawany.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: kō-ä'lə, IPA(key): /koʊ.ˈɑː.lə/, /kəʊ.ˈɑː.lə/, /ˈkwɑː.lə/
  • (General Australian) IPA(key): /kə.ˈwɑː.lə/, /kəʊ.ˈɑː.lə/
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑːlə

Noun[edit]

koala (plural koalas)

  1. A tree-dwelling marsupial, Phascolarctos cinereus, that resembles a small bear with a broad head, large ears and sharp claws, mainly found in eastern Australia.
    Synonyms: Phascolarctos cinereus, koala bear, (obsolete) native bear, (obsolete) native monkey, carbora

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Dharug.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /koala/ [ko.a.la]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ala
  • Hyphenation: ko‧a‧la

Noun[edit]

koala anim

  1. koala

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • "koala" in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], euskaltzaindia.eus

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English koala, from Dharug.

Noun[edit]

koala (singular definite ?, plural indefinite koala)

  1. koala
    Synonym: koalabjørn

Declension[edit]

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dharug gula or gulawany.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ko‧a‧la

Noun[edit]

koala m (plural koala's, diminutive koalaatje n)

  1. koala
    Synonym: koalabeer

Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English koala.

Noun[edit]

koala

  1. koala

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English koala, from Dharug gula.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkoɑlɑ/, [ˈko̞ɑ̝lɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -oɑlɑ
  • Syllabification(key): ko‧a‧la

Noun[edit]

koala

  1. koala

Declension[edit]

Inflection of koala (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative koala koalat
genitive koalan koalojen
partitive koalaa koaloja
illative koalaan koaloihin
singular plural
nominative koala koalat
accusative nom. koala koalat
gen. koalan
genitive koalan koalojen
koalainrare
partitive koalaa koaloja
inessive koalassa koaloissa
elative koalasta koaloista
illative koalaan koaloihin
adessive koalalla koaloilla
ablative koalalta koaloilta
allative koalalle koaloille
essive koalana koaloina
translative koalaksi koaloiksi
abessive koalatta koaloitta
instructive koaloin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of koala (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative koalani koalani
accusative nom. koalani koalani
gen. koalani
genitive koalani koalojeni
koalainirare
partitive koalaani koalojani
inessive koalassani koaloissani
elative koalastani koaloistani
illative koalaani koaloihini
adessive koalallani koaloillani
ablative koalaltani koaloiltani
allative koalalleni koaloilleni
essive koalanani koaloinani
translative koalakseni koaloikseni
abessive koalattani koaloittani
instructive
comitative koaloineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative koalasi koalasi
accusative nom. koalasi koalasi
gen. koalasi
genitive koalasi koalojesi
koalaisirare
partitive koalaasi koalojasi
inessive koalassasi koaloissasi
elative koalastasi koaloistasi
illative koalaasi koaloihisi
adessive koalallasi koaloillasi
ablative koalaltasi koaloiltasi
allative koalallesi koaloillesi
essive koalanasi koaloinasi
translative koalaksesi koaloiksesi
abessive koalattasi koaloittasi
instructive
comitative koaloinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative koalamme koalamme
accusative nom. koalamme koalamme
gen. koalamme
genitive koalamme koalojemme
koalaimmerare
partitive koalaamme koalojamme
inessive koalassamme koaloissamme
elative koalastamme koaloistamme
illative koalaamme koaloihimme
adessive koalallamme koaloillamme
ablative koalaltamme koaloiltamme
allative koalallemme koaloillemme
essive koalanamme koaloinamme
translative koalaksemme koaloiksemme
abessive koalattamme koaloittamme
instructive
comitative koaloinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative koalanne koalanne
accusative nom. koalanne koalanne
gen. koalanne
genitive koalanne koalojenne
koalainnerare
partitive koalaanne koalojanne
inessive koalassanne koaloissanne
elative koalastanne koaloistanne
illative koalaanne koaloihinne
adessive koalallanne koaloillanne
ablative koalaltanne koaloiltanne
allative koalallenne koaloillenne
essive koalananne koaloinanne
translative koalaksenne koaloiksenne
abessive koalattanne koaloittanne
instructive
comitative koaloinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative koalansa koalansa
accusative nom. koalansa koalansa
gen. koalansa
genitive koalansa koalojensa
koalainsarare
partitive koalaansa koalojaan
koalojansa
inessive koalassaan
koalassansa
koaloissaan
koaloissansa
elative koalastaan
koalastansa
koaloistaan
koaloistansa
illative koalaansa koaloihinsa
adessive koalallaan
koalallansa
koaloillaan
koaloillansa
ablative koalaltaan
koalaltansa
koaloiltaan
koaloiltansa
allative koalalleen
koalallensa
koaloilleen
koaloillensa
essive koalanaan
koalanansa
koaloinaan
koaloinansa
translative koalakseen
koalaksensa
koaloikseen
koaloiksensa
abessive koalattaan
koalattansa
koaloittaan
koaloittansa
instructive
comitative koaloineen
koaloinensa
Inflection of koala (Kotus type 13/katiska, no gradation)
nominative koala koalat
genitive koalan koaloiden
koaloitten
koalojen
partitive koalaa koaloita
koaloja
illative koalaan koaloihin
singular plural
nominative koala koalat
accusative nom. koala koalat
gen. koalan
genitive koalan koaloiden
koaloitten
koalojen
koalainrare
partitive koalaa koaloita
koaloja
inessive koalassa koaloissa
elative koalasta koaloista
illative koalaan koaloihin
adessive koalalla koaloilla
ablative koalalta koaloilta
allative koalalle koaloille
essive koalana koaloina
translative koalaksi koaloiksi
abessive koalatta koaloitta
instructive koaloin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of koala (Kotus type 13/katiska, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative koalani koalani
accusative nom. koalani koalani
gen. koalani
genitive koalani koaloideni
koaloitteni
koalojeni
koalainirare
partitive koalaani koaloitani
koalojani
inessive koalassani koaloissani
elative koalastani koaloistani
illative koalaani koaloihini
adessive koalallani koaloillani
ablative koalaltani koaloiltani
allative koalalleni koaloilleni
essive koalanani koaloinani
translative koalakseni koaloikseni
abessive koalattani koaloittani
instructive
comitative koaloineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative koalasi koalasi
accusative nom. koalasi koalasi
gen. koalasi
genitive koalasi koaloidesi
koaloittesi
koalojesi
koalaisirare
partitive koalaasi koaloitasi
koalojasi
inessive koalassasi koaloissasi
elative koalastasi koaloistasi
illative koalaasi koaloihisi
adessive koalallasi koaloillasi
ablative koalaltasi koaloiltasi
allative koalallesi koaloillesi
essive koalanasi koaloinasi
translative koalaksesi koaloiksesi
abessive koalattasi koaloittasi
instructive
comitative koaloinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative koalamme koalamme
accusative nom. koalamme koalamme
gen. koalamme
genitive koalamme koaloidemme
koaloittemme
koalojemme
koalaimmerare
partitive koalaamme koaloitamme
koalojamme
inessive koalassamme koaloissamme
elative koalastamme koaloistamme
illative koalaamme koaloihimme
adessive koalallamme koaloillamme
ablative koalaltamme koaloiltamme
allative koalallemme koaloillemme
essive koalanamme koaloinamme
translative koalaksemme koaloiksemme
abessive koalattamme koaloittamme
instructive
comitative koaloinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative koalanne koalanne
accusative nom. koalanne koalanne
gen. koalanne
genitive koalanne koaloidenne
koaloittenne
koalojenne
koalainnerare
partitive koalaanne koaloitanne
koalojanne
inessive koalassanne koaloissanne
elative koalastanne koaloistanne
illative koalaanne koaloihinne
adessive koalallanne koaloillanne
ablative koalaltanne koaloiltanne
allative koalallenne koaloillenne
essive koalananne koaloinanne
translative koalaksenne koaloiksenne
abessive koalattanne koaloittanne
instructive
comitative koaloinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative koalansa koalansa
accusative nom. koalansa koalansa
gen. koalansa
genitive koalansa koaloidensa
koaloittensa
koalojensa
koalainsarare
partitive koalaansa koaloitaan
koalojaan
koaloitansa
koalojansa
inessive koalassaan
koalassansa
koaloissaan
koaloissansa
elative koalastaan
koalastansa
koaloistaan
koaloistansa
illative koalaansa koaloihinsa
adessive koalallaan
koalallansa
koaloillaan
koaloillansa
ablative koalaltaan
koalaltansa
koaloiltaan
koaloiltansa
allative koalalleen
koalallensa
koaloilleen
koaloillensa
essive koalanaan
koalanansa
koaloinaan
koaloinansa
translative koalakseen
koalaksensa
koaloikseen
koaloiksensa
abessive koalattaan
koalattansa
koaloittaan
koaloittansa
instructive
comitative koaloineen
koaloinensa

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from English koala, from Dharug.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

koala m (plural koalas)

  1. koala

Further reading[edit]

Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

koala m (plural koalas)

  1. koala

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English koala, from Dharug gula or gulawany.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

koala (plural koalák)

  1. koala

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative koala koalák
accusative koalát koalákat
dative koalának koaláknak
instrumental koalával koalákkal
causal-final koaláért koalákért
translative koalává koalákká
terminative koaláig koalákig
essive-formal koalaként koalákként
essive-modal
inessive koalában koalákban
superessive koalán koalákon
adessive koalánál koaláknál
illative koalába koalákba
sublative koalára koalákra
allative koalához koalákhoz
elative koalából koalákból
delative koaláról koalákról
ablative koalától koaláktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
koaláé koaláké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
koaláéi koalákéi
Possessive forms of koala
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. koalám koaláim
2nd person sing. koalád koaláid
3rd person sing. koalája koalái
1st person plural koalánk koaláink
2nd person plural koalátok koaláitok
3rd person plural koalájuk koaláik

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tótfalusi, István. Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára (’A Storehouse of Foreign Words: an explanatory and etymological dictionary of foreign words’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2005. →ISBN

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia id

Etymology[edit]

From English koala, from Dharug gula or gulawany.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [koˈala]
  • Hyphenation: ko‧ala

Noun[edit]

koala (first-person possessive koalaku, second-person possessive koalamu, third-person possessive koalanya)

  1. koala: a tree-dwelling marsupial, Phascolarctos cinereus, that resembles a small bear with a broad head, large ears and sharp claws, mainly found in eastern Australia.

Further reading[edit]

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

koala

  1. koala

Italian[edit]

Un Koala - A koala

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English koala, from Dharug gula or gulawany.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /koˈa.la/
  • Rhymes: -ala
  • Hyphenation: ko‧à‧la

Noun[edit]

koala m (invariable)

  1. koala

Further reading[edit]

  • koala in Collins Italian-English Dictionary
  • koala in Aldo Gabrielli, Grandi Dizionario Italiano (Hoepli)
  • koala in garzantilinguistica.it – Garzanti Linguistica, De Agostini Scuola Spa
  • koàla in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication
  • koàla in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Marshallese[edit]

Noun[edit]

koala

  1. koala

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl
koala

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English koala, from Dharug gula or gulawany.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔˈa.la/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ala
  • Syllabification: ko‧a‧la

Noun[edit]

koala f

  1. koala

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Kashubian: kòala

Further reading[edit]

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

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French koala.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

koala m or f (plural koala)

  1. koala
    Synonym: urs koala

Declension[edit]

  • Because of its unusual ending, this noun cannot be inflected normally. Inflected forms are often avoided.

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English koala, from Dharug gula.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /koˈala/ [koˈa.la]
  • Rhymes: -ala
  • Syllabification: ko‧a‧la

Noun[edit]

koala m (plural koalas)

  1. koala

Further reading[edit]

Swahili[edit]

Swahili Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sw

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English koala.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

koala (n class, plural koala)

  1. koala

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

koala c

  1. koala
    Synonyms: koalabjörn, (uncommon) pungbjörn

Declension[edit]

Declension of koala 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative koala koalan koalor koalorna
Genitive koalas koalans koalors koalornas

References[edit]

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English koala.

Noun[edit]

koala

  1. bandicoot

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English koala, from Dharug gula or gulawany.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

koala (definite accusative koalayı, plural koalalar)

  1. koala

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative koala
Definite accusative koalayı
Singular Plural
Nominative koala koalalar
Definite accusative koalayı koalaları
Dative koalaya koalalara
Locative koalada koalalarda
Ablative koaladan koalalardan
Genitive koalanın koalaların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular koalam koalalarım
2nd singular koalan koalaların
3rd singular koalası koalaları
1st plural koalamız koalalarımız
2nd plural koalanız koalalarınız
3rd plural koalaları koalaları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular koalamı koalalarımı
2nd singular koalanı koalalarını
3rd singular koalasını koalalarını
1st plural koalamızı koalalarımızı
2nd plural koalanızı koalalarınızı
3rd plural koalalarını koalalarını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular koalama koalalarıma
2nd singular koalana koalalarına
3rd singular koalasına koalalarına
1st plural koalamıza koalalarımıza
2nd plural koalanıza koalalarınıza
3rd plural koalalarına koalalarına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular koalamda koalalarımda
2nd singular koalanda koalalarında
3rd singular koalasında koalalarında
1st plural koalamızda koalalarımızda
2nd plural koalanızda koalalarınızda
3rd plural koalalarında koalalarında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular koalamdan koalalarımdan
2nd singular koalandan koalalarından
3rd singular koalasından koalalarından
1st plural koalamızdan koalalarımızdan
2nd plural koalanızdan koalalarınızdan
3rd plural koalalarından koalalarından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular koalamın koalalarımın
2nd singular koalanın koalalarının
3rd singular koalasının koalalarının
1st plural koalamızın koalalarımızın
2nd plural koalanızın koalalarınızın
3rd plural koalalarının koalalarının

Synonyms[edit]

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

koala

  1. koala
    Synonyms: gấu túi, gấu túi koala