See also: Koro, kōro, and korō

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EnglishEdit

Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From Malay and Indonesian for "turtle."

NounEdit

koro ‎(uncountable)

  1. (psychology) A delusional syndrome found in Malay and southern Chinese populations, characterized by a belief that the subject's penis will retract into the abdomen and cause death.

AnagramsEdit


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin cor

NounEdit

koro ‎(accusative singular koron, plural koroj, accusative plural korojn)

  1. heart
  2. clapper (tongue of a bell)

FijianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Oceanic (compare Tongan kolo).

NounEdit

koro

  1. village

FurEdit

NounEdit

koro ‎(plurale tantum)

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Angelika Jakobi, A Fur Grammar: Phonology, Morphophonology, and Morphology (1990)
  • Arthur Charles Beaton, A grammar of the Fur language (1968)

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

koro

  1. rōmaji reading of ころ

MaoriEdit

NounEdit

koro ‎(used in the form koro-a)

  1. desire

NamaEdit

NumeralEdit

koro

  1. five

Rapa NuiEdit

NounEdit

koro

  1. (archaic) father

Usage notesEdit

Considered archaic; the following are preferred:

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