kutu

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Brunei Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *kutu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kutu

  1. louse (insect)

Dupaningan Agta[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *kutu.

Noun[edit]

kutu

  1. louse

Farefare[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Moore kutu (iron, metal)

Noun[edit]

kutu (variant kurgo)

  1. iron
  2. metal

Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central-Pacific *kutu, from Proto-Oceanic *kutu.

Noun[edit]

kutu

  1. louse (insect)

See also[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kutu. Equivalent to kutea +‎ -u.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkutu/, [ˈkut̪u]
  • Rhymes: -utu
  • Syllabification: ku‧tu

Noun[edit]

kutu

  1. spawn (eggs of an aquatic organism, such as fish or frogs)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kutu (Kotus type 1*F/valo, t-d gradation)
nominative kutu kudut
genitive kudun kutujen
partitive kutua kutuja
illative kutuun kutuihin
singular plural
nominative kutu kudut
accusative nom. kutu kudut
gen. kudun
genitive kudun kutujen
partitive kutua kutuja
inessive kudussa kuduissa
elative kudusta kuduista
illative kutuun kutuihin
adessive kudulla kuduilla
ablative kudulta kuduilta
allative kudulle kuduille
essive kutuna kutuina
translative kuduksi kuduiksi
instructive kuduin
abessive kudutta kuduitta
comitative kutuineen
Possessive forms of kutu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person kutuni kutumme
2nd person kutusi kutunne
3rd person kutunsa

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈku.tu]
  • Hyphenation: ku‧tu

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay kutu.

Noun[edit]

kutu (first-person possessive kutuku, second-person possessive kutumu, third-person possessive kutunya)

  1. louse (insect)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Malay kutu, from Tamil கூட்டு (kūṭṭu, companionship, fellowship, friendship).

Noun[edit]

kutu (first-person possessive kutuku, second-person possessive kutumu, third-person possessive kutunya)

  1. (obsolete) business association.
    Synonym: sekutu
Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Kapampangan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • cutu (Bacolor, Samson)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *kutu.

Noun[edit]

kútu

  1. louse

Limos Kalinga[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *kutu.

Noun[edit]

kutu

  1. louse

Maguindanao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *kutu.

Noun[edit]

kutu

  1. louse

Makasar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-South Sulawesi *kutu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kutu (Lontara spelling ᨀᨘᨈᨘ)

  1. louse

Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *kutu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kutu, from Proto-Austronesian *kuCu.

Noun[edit]

kutu (Jawi spelling کوتو‎, plural kutu-kutu, informal 1st possessive kutuku, 2nd possessive kutumu, 3rd possessive kutunya)

  1. louse (insect)
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • English: cootie
  • Indonesian: kutu

Etymology 2[edit]

From Tamil கூட்டு (kūṭṭu, addition, collection, association).

Noun[edit]

kutu (Jawi spelling کوتو‎, plural kutu-kutu, informal 1st possessive kutuku, 2nd possessive kutumu, 3rd possessive kutunya)

  1. cooperative association
    Synonym: sekutu
  2. chit fund
Usage notes[edit]

A kutu is specifically a group who combine and pay instalments into a common fund. Every month lots are drawn and the winner draws the entire amount for that month.

Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • kutu” in Pusat Rujukan Persuratan Melayu | Malay Literary Reference Centre, Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 2017.
  • Wilkinson, Richard James. An Abridged Malay-English Dictionary. Macmillan. 1965.

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *kutu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kutu, from Proto-Austronesian *kuCu.

Noun[edit]

kutu

  1. louse (insect)

See also[edit]


Michif[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French couteau.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kuto/, [kuto], [koto]

Noun[edit]

kutu m

  1. knife

Rapa Nui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *kutu.

Noun[edit]

kutu

  1. louse (insect)

Sakizaya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *kuCu.

Noun[edit]

kutu

  1. head louse; nit

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kutu (Cyrillic spelling куту)

  1. dative/locative singular of kut

Tausug[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *kutu.

Noun[edit]

kutu

  1. louse
    Synonym: kughak

Tongan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *kutu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kutu

  1. louse (insect)

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish قوطی(kutu, kutı), from Greek κουτί (koutí).

Noun[edit]

kutu (definite accusative kutuyu, plural kutular)

  1. box
  2. (euphemistic slang) vagina
    Bana kutusunu gösterdi.
    She showed me her box.

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative kutu
Definite accusative kutuyu
Singular Plural
Nominative kutu kutular
Definite accusative kutuyu kutuları
Dative kutuya kutulara
Locative kutuda kutularda
Ablative kutudan kutulardan
Genitive kutunun kutuların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular kutum kutularım
2nd singular kutun kutuların
3rd singular kutusu kutuları
1st plural kutumuz kutularımız
2nd plural kutunuz kutularınız
3rd plural kutuları kutuları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular kutumu kutularımı
2nd singular kutunu kutularını
3rd singular kutusunu kutularını
1st plural kutumuzu kutularımızı
2nd plural kutunuzu kutularınızı
3rd plural kutularını kutularını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular kutuma kutularıma
2nd singular kutuna kutularına
3rd singular kutusuna kutularına
1st plural kutumuza kutularımıza
2nd plural kutunuza kutularınıza
3rd plural kutularına kutularına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular kutumda kutularımda
2nd singular kutunda kutularında
3rd singular kutusunda kutularında
1st plural kutumuzda kutularımızda
2nd plural kutunuzda kutularınızda
3rd plural kutularında kutularında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular kutumdan kutularımdan
2nd singular kutundan kutularından
3rd singular kutusundan kutularından
1st plural kutumuzdan kutularımızdan
2nd plural kutunuzdan kutularınızdan
3rd plural kutularından kutularından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular kutumun kutularımın
2nd singular kutunun kutularının
3rd singular kutusunun kutularının
1st plural kutumuzun kutularımızın
2nd plural kutunuzun kutularınızın
3rd plural kutularının kutularının

Yakan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sama-Bajaw *kutu.

Noun[edit]

kutu

  1. louse (insect)

Yogad[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *kutu.

Noun[edit]

kutú

  1. louse (insect)