See also: گره‎, کره‎, گڑھ‎, كره‎, گرہ, and ك ر ه

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Likely through Aramaic, from Akkadian 𒄥 (/kurru/), ultimately from Sumerian 𒄥 (GUR, a bundle, rolled up barley)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ku.ra/
  • (file)

NounEdit

كُرَة (kuraf (dual كُرَتَانِ(kuratāni), plural كُرَات(kurāt) or كُرًى(kuran) or كُرُونَ(kurūna))

  1. ball
  2. sphere, globe
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the root ك ر ر(k-r-r).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

كَرَّة (karraf (dual كَرَّتَانِ(karratāni), plural كَرَّات(karrāt))

  1. recurrence, repetition, return, time
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 39:58:
      لَوْ أَنَّ لِي كَرَّةً فَأَكُونَ مِنَ الْمُحْسِنِينَ
      law ʾanna lī karratan faʾakūna mina l-muḥsinīna
      If I had another time so I could be amongst those who do good!
  2. attack, instance noun of كَرّ(karr)
DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • Azerbaijani: kərə
  • Ottoman Turkish: كره