Aklanon edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kuʀita, compare Malay kurita.

Noun edit

kugita

  1. octopus

Bikol Central edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kuʀita, from Proto-Austronesian *guʀiCa.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /kuˈɡita/, [kuˈɡi.ta]
  • Hyphenation: ku‧gi‧ta

Noun edit

kugíta (Basahan spelling ᜃᜓᜄᜒᜆ)

  1. octopus

See also edit

Cebuano edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kuʀita, from Proto-Austronesian *guʀiCa. Cognate with , Malay kurita, Ilocano kurita, Javanese gurita, Fijian kuita, Marshallese kweet.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: ku‧gi‧ta
  • IPA(key): /kuˈɡita/, [kʊˈɡi.t̪ʌ]

Noun edit

kugita

  1. an octopus that is bigger than a tabugok

Quotations edit

Dupaningan Agta edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kuʀita, from Proto-Austronesian *guʀiCa. Cognate with Malay kurita, Cebuano kugita, Fijian kuita, Marshallese kweet.

Noun edit

kugita

  1. octopus

Tagalog edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kuʀita, from Proto-Austronesian *guʀiCa. Compare Ilocano kurita, Bikol Central kugita, Cebuano kugita, Maranao kogita, Maguindanao kuleta, Yakan kuhita', Malay kurita, Malagasy horita, Javanese ꦒꦸꦫꦶꦠ (gurita), Fijian kuita, Marshallese kweet, Kavalan qlita, and Paiwan guritsa. Doublet of kurita and pugita.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

kugità (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜓᜄᜒᜆ)

  1. (zoology) octopus; cuttlefish
    Synonyms: pugita, bangkuta

References edit

  • kugita”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018

Tausug edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kuʀita.

Noun edit

kugita

  1. octopus