CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kupu f

  1. accusative singular of kupa

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *kupu. Related to Karelian kupu, Ludian kubu and Veps kubu.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkupu/, [ˈkupu]
  • Rhymes: -upu
  • Syllabification: ku‧pu

NounEdit

kupu

  1. dome (architectural element)
  2. dome (an object shaped like an upset bowl)
  3. canopy (parachute cloth)
  4. crop, craw (pouch-like part of the alimentary tract of some birds and insects)
  5. stomach, especially a full or round one
  6. bulb (rounded solid object)
  7. (physics) antinode (of a standard wave)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of kupu (Kotus type 1*E/valo, p-v gradation)
nominative kupu kuvut
genitive kuvun kupujen
partitive kupua kupuja
illative kupuun kupuihin
singular plural
nominative kupu kuvut
accusative nom. kupu kuvut
gen. kuvun
genitive kuvun kupujen
partitive kupua kupuja
inessive kuvussa kuvuissa
elative kuvusta kuvuista
illative kupuun kupuihin
adessive kuvulla kuvuilla
ablative kuvulta kuvuilta
allative kuvulle kuvuille
essive kupuna kupuina
translative kuvuksi kuvuiksi
instructive kuvuin
abessive kuvutta kuvuitta
comitative kupuineen
Possessive forms of kupu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person kupuni kupumme
2nd person kupusi kupunne
3rd person kupunsa

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JavaneseEdit

NounEdit

kupu

  1. a butterfly

MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *kupu. Cognates include Hawaiian ʻupu and Tahitian upu.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kupu

  1. word
  2. vocabulary
  3. saying
  4. talk
  5. message
  6. statement
  7. utterance
  8. lyric

VerbEdit

kupu

  1. (intransitive) to speak

TokelauanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈku.pu/
  • Hyphenation: ku‧pu

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *kupu. Cognates include Hawaiian ʻupu and Samoan 'upu.

NounEdit

kupu

  1. word
  2. statement
  3. remark

VerbEdit

kupu

  1. (stative) to be obedient

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

 
Te kupu (2).

From Proto-Polynesian *kupu. Cognates include Tongan kupu and Samoan 'upu.

NounEdit

kupu

  1. pandanus fruit

ReferencesEdit

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[1], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 169