koura

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< Maori

Noun[edit]

koura (plural kouras)

  1. A freshwater crayfish of the genus Paranephrops, only found in New Zealand.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kopra.

Noun[edit]

koura

  1. fist (hollow of the hand)
  2. grapple, grab (mechanical device for taking hold of something)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of koura (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative koura kourat
genitive kouran kourien
partitive kouraa kouria
illative kouraan kouriin
singular plural
nominative koura kourat
accusative nom. koura kourat
gen. kouran
genitive kouran kourien
kourainrare
partitive kouraa kouria
inessive kourassa kourissa
elative kourasta kourista
illative kouraan kouriin
adessive kouralla kourilla
ablative kouralta kourilta
allative kouralle kourille
essive kourana kourina
translative kouraksi kouriksi
instructive kourin
abessive kouratta kouritta
comitative kourineen

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Maori[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing of English gold, with sounds changed to conform to Māori phonetics.

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Noun[edit]

koura

  1. gold
  2. koura (freshwater crayfish of the genus Paranephrops, endemic to New Zealand)