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

Declension[edit]

Declension of kona
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]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Determiner[edit]

kona

  1. his, her, its third person singular possessive, o-type
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Etymology 2[edit]

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

Compare Maori tonga.

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkʰɔːna/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔːna

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. (mainly used with a definite article) a wife
    Ég elska konuna mína.
    I love my wife.

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kona

  1. Rōmaji transcription of こな

Matal[edit]

Noun[edit]

kona

  1. son
    Masla uwanay, la uwana Kona gulo uwana gi gəkə̀sànì.(Luka 9:35)[1]
    This one, He is my Son that I have chosen (Luke 9:35)
    Kona aŋa ZəzagəlaSon of God

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Northern Ndebele[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni [Term?].

Pronoun[edit]

koná

  1. it; class 15 absolute pronoun.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kona f sg

  1. definite feminine singular of kone

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

kona f sg

  1. definite singular of kone

Old Danish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

kona f (genitive konu, plural konur)

  1. (Scania) woman, wife
    • c. 1210, "Sæl bondæn sina", Scanian Law, chapter 10.
      Sæl bondæn sina eghna iorth bort tha ær konan ey skyld []
      If the man sells off his land, then the wife is not obligated to []

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: kone

Old Norse[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kwenǭ, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn (woman).

Noun[edit]

kona f (genitive konu, plural konur)

  1. woman
  2. wife

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Derived terms[edit]

Many of the derivatives use the genitive plural kvenna-, or the shorter kvenn-, which effectively forms an independent suffix pertaining to women or to womanhood. This is also the origin of the alternative form kvinna f, whence also some of its modern Scandinavian descendants.

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Descendants[edit]

Most of the modern Scandinavian languages today distinguish between variations derived from kona, meaning wife, and variations derived from kvinna, meaning woman.

References[edit]

  • kona in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Old Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

kona f

  1. woman
  2. wife
  3. mistress, paramour

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Phuthi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni [Term?].

Pronoun[edit]

koná

  1. it; class 15 absolute pronoun.

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kona

  1. third-person singular present of konać

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English corner.

Noun[edit]

kona (n class, plural kona)

  1. a corner (area in the angle between converging lines or walls)
  2. a bend or turn
  3. (soccer) a corner kick

References[edit]

kona at Nino Vessella's Swahili-English Dictionary


Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni [Term?].

Pronoun[edit]

koná

  1. it; class 15 absolute pronoun.

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

Declension[edit]

Declension of kona 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kona konan konor konorna
Genitive konas konans konors konornas

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English corner.

Noun[edit]

kona

  1. corner

Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni [Term?].

Pronoun[edit]

koná

  1. it; class 15 absolute pronoun.