koro

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See also: Koro, kōro, korō, and kòrò

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Buginese, Makasar, or Malay. See "Koro § Etymology and geographical background" at Wikipedia for a full discussion.

Noun[edit]

koro (uncountable)

  1. (psychology) A delusional syndrome found in Malay and southern Chinese populations, characterized by a belief that the subject's penis will retract into the abdomen and cause death.

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkoro/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ko‧ro

Noun[edit]

koro (accusative singular koron, plural koroj, accusative plural korojn)

  1. heart
  2. clapper (tongue of a bell)

Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central-Pacific *koro, from Proto-Oceanic *koro (compare Tongan kolo).

Noun[edit]

koro

  1. town
  2. village (use koro lailai to specify that it's smaller in size than a town)
  3. settlement

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkoro/, [ˈko̞ro̞]
  • Rhymes: -oro
  • Syllabification: ko‧ro

Etymology 1[edit]

Either a native word (compare kolo) or from Proto-Germanic *skurō.

Noun[edit]

koro

  1. (heraldry) line of partition, line
  2. (botany) open scar
Declension[edit]
Inflection of koro (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative koro korot
genitive koron korojen
partitive koroa koroja
illative koroon koroihin
singular plural
nominative koro korot
accusative nom. koro korot
gen. koron
genitive koron korojen
partitive koroa koroja
inessive korossa koroissa
elative korosta koroista
illative koroon koroihin
adessive korolla koroilla
ablative korolta koroilta
allative korolle koroille
essive korona koroina
translative koroksi koroiksi
instructive koroin
abessive korotta koroitta
comitative koroineen
Possessive forms of koro (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person koroni koromme
2nd person korosi koronne
3rd person koronsa

Etymology 2[edit]

Back-formation from korottaa.

Noun[edit]

koro

  1. (ballistics) elevation (angle)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of koro (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative koro korot
genitive koron korojen
partitive koroa koroja
illative koroon koroihin
singular plural
nominative koro korot
accusative nom. koro korot
gen. koron
genitive koron korojen
partitive koroa koroja
inessive korossa koroissa
elative korosta koroista
illative koroon koroihin
adessive korolla koroilla
ablative korolta koroilta
allative korolle koroille
essive korona koroina
translative koroksi koroiksi
instructive koroin
abessive korotta koroitta
comitative koroineen
Possessive forms of koro (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person koroni koromme
2nd person korosi koronne
3rd person koronsa

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Fur[edit]

Noun[edit]

koro (plurale tantum)

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Angelika Jakobi, A Fur Grammar: Phonology, Morphophonology, and Morphology (1990)
  • Arthur Charles Beaton, A grammar of the Fur language (1968)

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

koro

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ころ

Lindu[edit]

Noun[edit]

koro

  1. body
  2. self

Maori[edit]

Noun[edit]

koro (used in the form koro-a)

  1. grandfather

Nama[edit]

Nama cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : koro

Numeral[edit]

koro

  1. five

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

koro f

  1. vocative singular of kora

Rapa Nui[edit]

Noun[edit]

koro

  1. (archaic) father

Usage notes[edit]

Considered archaic; the following are preferred: