kona

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kona, from Proto-Germanic *kwenǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

NounEdit

kona f (genitive singular konu, plural konur)

  1. woman
  2. wife

DeclensionEdit

f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kona konan konur konurnar
Accusative konu konuna konur konurnar
Dative konu konuni konum konunum
Genitive konu konunnar kona konanna

GilberteseEdit

VerbEdit

kona

  1. can; to be able to

HawaiianEdit

DeterminerEdit

kona

  1. his, her, its third person singular possessive, o-type

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NounEdit

kona

  1. leeward side of an island, southwest due to Hawaiian tradewinds

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kona, from Proto-Germanic *kwenǭ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kona f ‎(genitive singular konu, nominative plural konur)

  1. a woman
    • Timothy 2:11-12 (English, Icelandic)
      Konan á að læra í kyrrþey, í allri undirgefni. Ekki leyfi ég konu að kenna eða taka sér vald yfir manninum, heldur á hún að vera kyrrlát.
      A woman should learn in quietness and full submission. I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; she must be silent.
  2. a wife
    Ég elska konuna mína.
    I love my wife.

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

kona

  1. rōmaji reading of こな

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

kona m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of kone

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

kona f

  1. definite singular of kone

Old DanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kona, from Proto-Germanic *kwenǭ.

NounEdit

kona f (genitive konu, plural konur)

  1. (Scanian) woman, wife
    • c. 1210, "Sæl bondæn sina", Scanian Law, chapter 10.
      Sæl bondæn sina eghna iorth bort tha ær konan ey skyld […]
      If the man sells off his land, then the wife is not obligated to […]

DescendantsEdit


Old SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kona, from Proto-Germanic *kwenǭ.

NounEdit

kona f

  1. woman
  2. wife
  3. mistress, paramour

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


SwahiliEdit

NounEdit

kona (needs class)

  1. corner (area in the angle between converging lines or walls)


This Swahili entry was created from the translations listed at corner. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see kona in the Swahili Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) July 2009


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish kona, kuna ‎(woman, wife, concubine) (genitive plural kvinna, kvænna, from Old Norse kona, from Proto-Germanic *kwenǭ. Feminine in Late Modern Swedish. Akin to English quean.

NounEdit

kona c

  1. (obsolete) woman

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of kona 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kona konan konor konorna
Genitive konas konans konors konornas

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