puna

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

puna ‎(plural punas)

  1. An alpine biological community in the central portion of the Andes in which short, coarse grass supports a Native American population.
    • (Can we date this quote?), M. Hermann and T. Bernet, The transition of maca from neglect to market prominence, page 18:
      The overwhelming majority of maca roots are dried after harvest. In the cold, dry atmosphere of the puna the dried roots remain edible for several years. A minor proportion of the freshly harvested roots are roasted in huatias, earthen ovens []

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *puna.

Noun[edit]

puna

  1. The red color.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of puna (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative puna punat
genitive punan punien
partitive punaa punia
illative punaan puniin
singular plural
nominative puna punat
accusative nom.? puna punat
gen. punan
genitive punan punien
punainrare
partitive punaa punia
inessive punassa punissa
elative punasta punista
illative punaan puniin
adessive punalla punilla
ablative punalta punilta
allative punalle punille
essive punana punina
translative punaksi puniksi
instructive punin
abessive punatta punitta
comitative punineen

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Hawaiian[edit]

Noun[edit]

puna

  1. spring (water source)
  2. coral, lime, plaster
  3. spoon

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

puna

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of punir
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of punir
  3. first-person singular imperative of punir
  4. third-person singular imperative of punir

Quechua[edit]

Not to be confused with phuña

Noun[edit]

puna

  1. lofty region, elevated cold plains
  2. Andean altitude between 4,000m and 5,000m

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Quechuan

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Noun[edit]

puna f ‎(plural punas)

  1. (Latin America) puna, Andean plateau.
  2. (Latin America) altitude sickness
  3. (Latin America) Cold mountain wind.

Votic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *puna.

Noun[edit]

puna ‎(genitive punaa, partitive [please provide])

  1. red (colour)

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References[edit]

  • "puna" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat

Warlpiri[edit]

Noun[edit]

puna

  1. ash