kra

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See also: KRA, Kra, krá, krå, and krą

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

kra

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  1. The letter Κʻ or ĸ, formerly used to write the Kalaallisut language of Greenland, replaced in 1973 by the letter q.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

kra

  1. A long-tailed macaque of India and Sumatra, reddish-olive in colour with black spots and tail.

Anagrams[edit]


Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In Old Czech, this word meant a piece of rock or other material; derived from Proto-Slavic *jьkra (roe; calf of leg).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kra f

  1. floe, iceberg

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "kra" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007
  2. ^ Machek, Václav (1968) Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, 2nd edition, Prague: Academia

Further reading[edit]

  • kra in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • kra in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • kra in Internetová jazyková příručka

Eastern Cham[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kra

  1. monkey

Kabyle[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kra

  1. something; anything

Polish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kra/
  • Rhymes: -a
  • Syllabification: kra

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *jьkra.

Noun[edit]

kra f

  1. ice floe
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Interjection[edit]

kra

  1. caw (cry of a crow or raven)

Further reading[edit]

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

Anagrams[edit]

akr, kar, rak


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of cara

Noun[edit]

kra m (plural kras)

  1. (Internet slang) guy
    O kra eh foda!The guy is awesome!

Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kra

  1. genitive singular of ker

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Twi Akan akra (soul)[1]

Noun[edit]

kra

  1. soul, spirit; specifically, in the Afro-Surinamese Winti belief system, a spiritual entity, representing the supreme creator Anana, that determines an individual's life and returns to its origin upon the individual's death, ceasing interaction with the world of the living
    • 1936, Melville J. Herskovits and Frances S. Herskovits, Suriname folk-lore[2], New York: Columbia University Press, page 240:
      Lei̯si nąŋga mɔrsu meki yu 'kra gowɛ libi yu.
      Laziness and nastiness caused your soul to leave you.

Related terms[edit]

  • dyodyo (soul, spirit; a spiritual entity linked to the birthplace of an individual who acts as guardian of this or several individuals)
  • yorka (soul, spirit, ghost; a spiritual entity specific to an individual that can remain among the living upon the death of the individual, in a benign or malicious manner)
  • yeye
  • sili

References[edit]

  1. ^ Melville J. Herskovits and Frances S. Herskovits (1936) Suriname folk-lore[1], New York: Columbia University Press, page 743