cunji

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From cunjevoi.

NounEdit

cunji ‎(plural cunji)

  1. (Australia, colloquial) Short for cunjevoi.
    • 1998 June, Macquarie University, Biology Bytes, Vol 1, No 4, [1],
      Sydney's most common tunicate, cunjivoy (Pyura stolonifera....or "cunji" to the locals), is an icon. There are even poems about the stoic cunji!
    • 2007, Gary Brown, Fishing Guide to Sydney-Hawkesbury, page 77,
      Try using abalone gut, peeled prawns and cunji for bait for the bream and drummer found here.

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EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Latin cūnae. This form perhaps came through Greek κούνια ‎(koúnia).

NounEdit

cunji f ‎(plural cunji or cunje)

  1. cradle
  2. swing

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