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EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Buginese, Makasar, or Malay. See "Koro § Etymology and geographical background" at Wikipedia for a full discussion.

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.

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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cor.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkoro/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ko‧ro

NounEdit

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

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

FijianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Oceanic [Term?] (compare Tongan kolo).

NounEdit

koro

  1. town
  2. village (use koro lailai to specify that it's smaller in size than a town)
  3. settlement

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 transcription of ころ

LinduEdit

NounEdit

koro

  1. body
  2. self

MaoriEdit

NounEdit

koro (used in the form koro-a)

  1. grandfather

NamaEdit

Nama cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : koro

NumeralEdit

koro

  1. five

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

koro f

  1. vocative singular of kora

Rapa NuiEdit

NounEdit

koro

  1. (archaic) father

Usage notesEdit

Considered archaic; the following are preferred: