koruza

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Since 1789 (O. Gutsmann's Deutsch-windisches Wörterbuch, in Bohorič orthographic form korusa), a haplological shortening from Serbo-Croatian kukùruz (cf. kúmara vs. kukùmar), further origin unknown.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

korúza f

  1. maize (corn; a type of grain of the species Zea mays)

Inflection[edit]

Feminine, a-stem
nominative korúza
genitive korúze
singular
nominative korúza
accusative korúzo
genitive korúze
dative korúzi
locative korúzi
instrumental korúzo

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • koruza”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran