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

Noun[edit]

kontra ‎(plural kontrák)

  1. (card games) double
  2. (music) accompaniment in gypsy band
  3. coaster brake
  4. cons
    pró és kontra‎ ― pros 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
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 Latin contra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

kontra

  1. against