koura

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See also: kōura

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Maori koura

Noun[edit]

koura (plural kouras)

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

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Noun[edit]

koura f

  1. (dialectal) Alternative form of kura (hen)

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kopra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkou̯rɑ/, [ˈko̞u̯rɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ourɑ
  • Syllabification: kou‧ra

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
Possessive forms of koura (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person kourani kouramme
2nd person kourasi kouranne
3rd person kouransa

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Maori[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

koura

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