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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpuːkuː/
  • Hyphenation: pu‧ku

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

puku (plural pukus)

  1. A small antelope found in Central Africa (Kobus vardonii)
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Maori puku.

NounEdit

puku (plural pukus)

  1. (New Zealand) The belly.
    • 2011, Anahera Gildea, ‎Anita Tipene, ‎Ann French, Huia Short Stories 9: Contemporary Maori Fiction (volume 9)
      He groaned loud with his mouth open. Then he wet himself. And then he rolled over on to his puku.

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

puk- +‎ -u

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpuku/, [ˈpuku]
  • Rhymes: -uku
  • Hyphenation: pu‧ku

NounEdit

puku

  1. suit, dress
  2. attire, outfit
  3. As modifier in compound terms may also denote changing (of clothes), e.g. in pukukoppi (changing cubicle) or pukuhuone (changing room, locker room).

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of puku (Kotus type 1/valo, k-v gradation)
nominative puku puvut
genitive puvun pukujen
partitive pukua pukuja
illative pukuun pukuihin
singular plural
nominative puku puvut
accusative nom. puku puvut
gen. puvun
genitive puvun pukujen
partitive pukua pukuja
inessive puvussa puvuissa
elative puvusta puvuista
illative pukuun pukuihin
adessive puvulla puvuilla
ablative puvulta puvuilta
allative puvulle puvuille
essive pukuna pukuina
translative puvuksi puvuiksi
instructive puvuin
abessive puvutta puvuitta
comitative pukuineen

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Guinea-Bissau CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese pouco. Cognates with Kabuverdianu poku.

PronounEdit

puku

  1. few

IngrianEdit

NounEdit

puku

  1. dress

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

puku (invariable)

  1. puku (Kobus vardonii)

MaoriEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

puku

  1. (anatomy) stomach, belly

Northern SothoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English book.

NounEdit

puku

  1. book

Old TupiEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

puku

  1. long, elongate

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TsouEdit

NounEdit

puku

  1. owl