kora

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bambara kɔ́ra.

Noun[edit]

kora (plural koras)

  1. (music) A type of harp played in West Africa.
    • 2009 April 17, The New York Times, “Pop Listings”, in New York Times[1]:
      He is performing here with his Symmetric Orchestra, an ensemble of West African musicians who play both traditional instruments (kora, balafon, bolombatto, djembe) and slightly more contemporary ones (guitars, keyboards).

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From koro (heart) +‎ -a (adjectival suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [ˈkora]
  • Rhymes: -ora
  • Hyphenation: ko‧ra

Adjective[edit]

kora (accusative singular koran, plural koraj, accusative plural korajn)

  1. relating to the heart; cardiac
  2. heartfelt, cordial

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkorɒ]
  • Hyphenation: ko‧ra
  • Homophone: Cora (hypermarket in Hungary between 1997 and 2012)
  • Rhymes: -rɒ

Etymology 1[edit]

Back-formation from korán (early).

Adjective[edit]

kora (comparative (archaic) korább, superlative (archaic) legkorább)

  1. early (near the start or beginning)
    kora nyárearly summer
  2. early (at a time in advance of the usual or expected event)
    kora halálan early death
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(Compound words):

Etymology 2[edit]

kor (age) +‎ -a (possessive suffix)

Noun[edit]

kora

  1. third-person singular single-possession possessive of kor
    az ő korahis/her age
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative kora
accusative korát
dative korának
instrumental korával
causal-final koráért
translative korává
terminative koráig
essive-formal koraként
essive-modal korául
inessive korában
superessive korán
adessive koránál
illative korába
sublative korára
allative korához
elative korából
delative koráról
ablative korától
non-attributive
possessive - singular
koráé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
koráéi
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Further reading[edit]

  • kora in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kora

  1. Rōmaji transcription of コラ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of こら

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kora m

  1. genitive singular form of koris

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

kora n

  1. definite singular of kor

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kora n

  1. definite singular of kor

Verb[edit]

kora (present tense korar, past tense kora, past participle kora, passive infinitive korast, present participle korande, imperative kor)

  1. alternative form of kore

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kora, from Proto-Indo-European *ker- whence English cortex and decorticate.

Noun[edit]

kora f

  1. bark (of trees)
  2. crust
  3. cortex
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

kora f

  1. (sculpture) kore
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

kora f

  1. kora (string instrument)
Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Rwanda-Rundi[edit]

Verb[edit]

-kóra (infinitive gukóra, perfective -kóze)

  1. do
  2. work
  3. fix

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kora

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kôra/
  • Hyphenation: ko‧ra

Noun[edit]

kȍra f (Cyrillic spelling ко̏ра)

  1. bark (of trees)
  2. crust

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • kora” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kora

  1. dative singular of kor

Vilamovian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kora f

  1. punishment

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Westrobothnian[edit]

Verb[edit]

kora

  1. Alternative spelling of köra