kontra

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See also: Kontra and kontra-

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

kontra (plural kontras)

  1. Synonym of bugarija
  2. (music) A large instrument, similar to a viola but with three strings and a flat bridge, originating in the traditional music of Transylvania.
  3. (music) The harmonic and rhythmic part of certain Hungarian folk music, as opposed to the melodic part.

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin contra (against).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkontrɒ]
  • Hyphenation: kon‧tra
  • Rhymes: -rɒ

Noun[edit]

kontra (plural kontrák)

  1. (card games) double
  2. (music) accompaniment in gypsy band
  3. coaster brake
  4. cons
    pró és kontrapros and cons
  5. (sports) counter

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative kontra kontrák
accusative kontrát kontrákat
dative kontrának kontráknak
instrumental kontrával kontrákkal
causal-final kontráért kontrákért
translative kontrává kontrákká
terminative kontráig kontrákig
essive-formal kontraként kontrákként
essive-modal
inessive kontrában kontrákban
superessive kontrán kontrákon
adessive kontránál kontráknál
illative kontrába kontrákba
sublative kontrára kontrákra
allative kontrához kontrákhoz
elative kontrából kontrákból
delative kontráról kontrákról
ablative kontrától kontráktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
kontráé kontráké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
kontráéi kontrákéi
Possessive forms of kontra
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. kontrám kontráim
2nd person sing. kontrád kontráid
3rd person sing. kontrája kontrái
1st person plural kontránk kontráink
2nd person plural kontrátok kontráitok
3rd person plural kontrájuk kontráik

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

kontra

  1. versus

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sicilian contra and/or Italian contra, both from Latin contra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

kontra

  1. against

Inflection[edit]

  • The personal forms may also be formed analytically by adding forms of ta', thus for example kontrija or kontra tiegħi (against me).
inflected forms of kontra
Base form kontra
Personal-pronoun-
including forms
singular plural
m f
1st person kontrija kontrina
2nd person kontrik kontrikom
3rd person kontrih kontriha kontrihom

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin contra (against).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

kontra (Cyrillic spelling контра)

  1. (dialectal-Dalmatia) against
    ništa kontra Splitanothing against Split

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin contra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kontra (present kontrar, preterite kontrade, supine kontrat, imperative kontra)

  1. to counter-attack

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish contra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Preposition[edit]

kontra

  1. against, anti-
    Synonym: laban sa
    Bakuna kontra tigdas
    Anti-measles vaccine

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