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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

kum- +‎ -u; related to kumina, kumea, kumista and kumajaa, likely ultimately onomatopoeic.

NounEdit

kumu

  1. rumble

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of kumu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative kumu kumut
genitive kumun kumujen
partitive kumua kumuja
illative kumuun kumuihin
singular plural
nominative kumu kumut
accusative nom. kumu kumut
gen. kumun
genitive kumun kumujen
partitive kumua kumuja
inessive kumussa kumuissa
elative kumusta kumuista
illative kumuun kumuihin
adessive kumulla kumuilla
ablative kumulta kumuilta
allative kumulle kumuille
essive kumuna kumuina
translative kumuksi kumuiksi
instructive kumuin
abessive kumutta kumuitta
comitative kumuineen

HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kumu

  1. teacher
  2. basis, foundation
  3. source, cause

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

kumu

  1. Rōmaji transcription of くむ

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

kumu

  1. vegetable
    • 1995, John Verhaar, Toward a reference grammar of Tok Pisin: an experiment in corpus linguistics[1], →ISBN, page 433:
      Mekim olsem pinis, orait tupela i planim taro na banana, na kumu, painap, kon, tomato, na kaukau tu.
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