kumara

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See also: Kumara and kūmara

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Maori kūmara.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kumara (plural kumaras or kumara)

  1. (New Zealand) A sweet potato.

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Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

kumara

  1. allative singular of kuma

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kuma- +‎ -ra, from the same root as kumota

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkumɑrɑ/, [ˈkumɑrɑ]
  • Rhymes: -umɑrɑ
  • Syllabification(key): ku‧ma‧ra

Adjective[edit]

kumara (comparative kumarampi, superlative kumarin)

  1. hunch (bent, bowed posture)
    olla kumarassato 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
Possessive forms of kumara (type koira)
Rare. Only used with substantive adjectives.
possessor singular plural
1st person kumarani kumaramme
2nd person kumarasi kumaranne
3rd person kumaransa

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Slovene[edit]

kumara

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin cucumis, cucumeris. Compare Serbo-Croatian kukumar.

Noun[edit]

kumara f

  1. Any member of the Cucumis genus of plants, including cucumber.

Further reading[edit]

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