puku

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpuːkuː/
  • Hyphenation: pu‧ku

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

puku ‎(plural pukus)

  1. A small antelope found in Central Africa (Kobus vardonii)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Maori

Noun[edit]

puku ‎(plural pukus)

  1. (New Zealand) The belly.
    • 2011, Anahera Gildea, ‎Anita Tipene, ‎Ann French, Huia Short Stories 9: Contemporary Maori Fiction (volume 9)
      He groaned loud with his mouth open. Then he wet himself. And then he rolled over on to his puku.

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpuku]
  • Rhymes: -uku
  • Hyphenation: pu‧ku

Noun[edit]

puku

  1. suit, dress
  2. attire, outfit
  3. As modifier in compound terms may also denote changing (of clothes), e.g. in pukukoppi ‎(changing cubicle) or pukuhuone ‎(changing room, locker room).

Declension[edit]

Inflection of puku (Kotus type 1/valo, k-v gradation)
nominative puku puvut
genitive puvun pukujen
partitive pukua pukuja
illative pukuun pukuihin
singular plural
nominative puku puvut
accusative nom.? puku puvut
gen. puvun
genitive puvun pukujen
partitive pukua pukuja
inessive puvussa puvuissa
elative puvusta puvuista
illative pukuun pukuihin
adessive puvulla puvuilla
ablative puvulta puvuilta
allative puvulleˣ puvuilleˣ
essive pukuna pukuina
translative puvuksi puvuiksi
instructive puvuin
abessive puvutta puvuitta
comitative pukuineen

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Maori[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

puku

  1. stomach, belly

Old Tupi[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

puku

  1. long, elongate

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