kumara

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Maori kumara, possibly a borrowing from Quechua k'umar.

Noun[edit]

kumara ‎(plural kumaras or kumara)

  1. (New Zealand) A sweet potato.

Derived terms[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kumara ‎(comparative kumarampi, superlative kumarin)

  1. A hunch (bent, bowed posture)
    olla kumarassa = to hunch

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kumara (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative kumara kumarat
genitive kumaran kumarien
partitive kumaraa kumaria
illative kumaraan kumariin
singular plural
nominative kumara kumarat
accusative nom. kumara kumarat
gen. kumaran
genitive kumaran kumarien
kumarainrare
partitive kumaraa kumaria
inessive kumarassa kumarissa
elative kumarasta kumarista
illative kumaraan kumariin
adessive kumaralla kumarilla
ablative kumaralta kumarilta
allative kumaralle kumarille
essive kumarana kumarina
translative kumaraksi kumariksi
instructive kumarin
abessive kumaratta kumaritta
comitative kumarine

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly a borrowing from Quechua k'umar

Noun[edit]

kumara

  1. A sweet potato