kurta

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English[edit]

A man wearing an Indian-style kurta
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hindi कुरता (kurtā)/Urdu کرتا(kurtā), from Persian کرته(korte).

Noun[edit]

kurta (plural kurtas)

  1. A traditional article of clothing worn in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, consisting of a loose, collarless, long-sleeved, knee-length shirt worn by both men and women.
    • 2008, Amitav Ghosh, Sea of Poppies, Penguin 2015, p. 44:
      Now her fingers began to unbutton the ivory studs that ran slantwise across the chest of his kurta.

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Afar[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kúrta m

  1. sharing
  2. (mathematics) division

References[edit]

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ido kurta.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

kurta (accusative singular kurtan, plural kurtaj, accusative plural kurtajn)

  1. (chiefly poetic) short
    • 2005, Federico Gobbo, “May European Union adopt a Lingua Franca?”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name)[2]:
      La febla olda damo lante distiĝas per kurtaj paŝoj.
      The old weak Lady slowly took short steps away.

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin curta, feminine of curtus (shortened).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈkurtɒ]
  • Hyphenation: kur‧ta
  • Rhymes: -tɒ

Adjective[edit]

kurta (comparative kurtább, superlative legkurtább)

  1. short, brief, curt

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative kurta kurták
accusative kurtát kurtákat
dative kurtának kurtáknak
instrumental kurtával kurtákkal
causal-final kurtáért kurtákért
translative kurtává kurtákká
terminative kurtáig kurtákig
essive-formal kurtaként kurtákként
essive-modal
inessive kurtában kurtákban
superessive kurtán kurtákon
adessive kurtánál kurtáknál
illative kurtába kurtákba
sublative kurtára kurtákra
allative kurtához kurtákhoz
elative kurtából kurtákból
delative kurtáról kurtákról
ablative kurtától kurtáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
kurtáé kurtáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
kurtáéi kurtákéi

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References[edit]

  1. ^ kurta in Tótfalusi, István. Magyar etimológiai nagyszótár (’Hungarian Comprehensive Dictionary of Etymology’). Budapest: Arcanum Adatbázis, 2001; Arcanum DVD Könyvtár →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • kurta in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French courtGerman kurzItalian cortoSpanish corto. Decision no. 224, Progreso IV.

Adjective[edit]

kurta

  1. short

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Latvian[edit]

Participle[edit]

kurta

  1. genitive singular masculine form of kurts
  2. nominative singular feminine form of kurts

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi

Noun[edit]

kurta f (plural kurtas)

  1. kurta (a knee-length shirt used in southeast Asia)