puna

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See also: Puna, puña, and puñá

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish puna, from Quechua puna.

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.
    • 2009, 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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Cavineña[edit]

Noun[edit]

puna

  1. root of epuna

References[edit]

  • Antoine Guillaume, A Grammar of Cavineña (2008, →ISBN

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *puna. Cognate to Finnish puna.

Noun[edit]

puna (genitive puna, partitive puna)

  1. the colour red

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *puna, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *puna (color, hair).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpunɑ/, [ˈpunɑ]
  • Rhymes: -unɑ
  • Syllabification: pu‧na

Noun[edit]

puna

  1. The color red.

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
Possessive forms of puna (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person punani punamme
2nd person punasi punanne
3rd person punansa

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

puna

  1. spring (water source)
  2. coral, lime, plaster
  3. spoon
    Aia i hea ke puna kāwili?Where is the stirring spoon?

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Particle[edit]

puna

  1. again

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

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

puna

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

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Descendants[edit]

  • Spanish: puna
    • English: puna

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

puna

  1. inflection of pun:
    1. feminine nominative/vocative singular
    2. indefinite masculine/neuter genitive singular
    3. indefinite animate masculine accusative singular
    4. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Quechua puna.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

puna f (plural punas)

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

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Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

puná

  1. notice; observation; noticing
  2. remark; comment
  3. adverse criticism; objection; criticism

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Terms derived from puna

Votic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *puna.

Noun[edit]

puna (genitive punaa, partitive [please provide])

  1. red (colour)

Inflection[edit]

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References[edit]

  • "puna" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat

Warlpiri[edit]

Noun[edit]

puna

  1. ash