potra

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See also: potrà and potrą

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish potra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

potra f (plural potres)

  1. An inguinal hernia.
  2. Good luck.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Russian бодрый (bodryj).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpotrɑ/, [ˈpo̞t̪rɑ]
  • Rhymes: -otrɑ
  • Syllabification: pot‧ra

Adjective[edit]

potra (comparative potrempi, superlative potrin)

  1. (colloquial) energetic, lively (mostly only used of boys, particularly male babies)

Usage notes[edit]

Nowadays mostly only in the expression potra poika.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of potra (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative potra potrat
genitive potran potrien
partitive potraa potria
illative potraan potriin
singular plural
nominative potra potrat
accusative nom. potra potrat
gen. potran
genitive potran potrien
potrainrare
partitive potraa potria
inessive potrassa potrissa
elative potrasta potrista
illative potraan potriin
adessive potralla potrilla
ablative potralta potrilta
allative potralle potrille
essive potrana potrina
translative potraksi potriksi
instructive potrin
abessive potratta potritta
comitative potrine
Possessive forms of potra (type koira)
Rare. Only used with substantive adjectives.
possessor singular plural
1st person potrani potramme
2nd person potrasi potranne
3rd person potransa

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpo.tɾɐ/, [ˈpo.tɾɐ]

Noun[edit]

potra f (plural potras)

  1. female equivalent of potro
  2. (medicine) intestinal hernia
  3. (botany) a disease that causes bulges to appear on the stems of plants
  4. (Brazil, colloquial) luck; good fortune
    Synonyms: sorte, fortuna
  5. arrogance; haughtiness
    Synonyms: arrogância, soberba

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From potro (whose own etymology is unknown).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpotɾa/, [ˈpo.t̪ɾa]

Noun[edit]

potra f (plural potras, masculine potro, masculine plural potros)

  1. filly, (young) mare, foal

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