kona

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kona, from Proto-Germanic *kwenǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

Noun[edit]

kona f (genitive singular konu, plural konur)

  1. woman
  2. wife

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f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kona konan konur konurnar
Accusative konu konuna konur konurnar
Dative konu konuni konum konunum
Genitive konu konunnar kona konanna

Gilbertese[edit]

Verb[edit]

kona

  1. can; to be able to

Hawaiian[edit]

Determiner[edit]

kona

  1. his, her, its third person singular possessive, o-type

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Noun[edit]

kona

  1. leeward side of an island, southwest due to Hawaiian tradewinds

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kona, from Proto-Germanic *kwenǭ.

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Noun[edit]

kona f (genitive singular konu, nominative plural konur)

  1. a woman
    • Timothy 2:11-12 (English, Icelandic)
      Konan á að læra í kyrrþey, í allri undirgefni. Ekki leyfi ég konu að kenna eða taka sér vald yfir manninum, heldur á hún að vera kyrrlát.
      A woman should learn in quietness and full submission. I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; she must be silent.
  2. a wife
    Ég elska konuna mína.
    I love my wife.

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Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

kona (needs class)

  1. corner (area in the angle between converging lines or walls)


This Swahili entry was created from the translations listed at corner. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see kona in the Swahili Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) July 2009


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish kona, kuna (woman, wife, concubine) (genitive plural kvinna, kvænna, from Old Norse kona, from Proto-Germanic *kwenǭ. Feminine in Late Modern Swedish. Akin to English quean.

Noun[edit]

kona c

  1. (obsolete) woman

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