See also: Puma, pumă, and púma

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puma
 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish puma, from Quechua puma.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /puːmə/, /pjuːmə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uːmə
  • Hyphenation: pu‧ma

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puma (plural pumas)

  1. A mountain lion or cougar (Puma concolor).
  2. (by extension) Any feline belonging to the genus Puma.
  3. (slang) A woman in her 20s or 30s who seeks relationships with younger men; a younger cougar.
    • 2011, Donna McDonald, Dating A Cougar, →ISBN:
      “Younger can be good. How much younger?” Regina asked, inspecting the appetizer plates for any lingering bites. “I don't know,” Alexa said frowning. “Why does that matter?” “Less than eight years makes you a Puma. Over eight years makes you a Cougar,” Regina said wisely, grinning as Lauren nodded excitedly in agreement.

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Borrowed from Spanish puma, from Classical Quechua puma.

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puma m (plural pumes)

  1. puma

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puma

  1. puma, cougar, mountain lion (Felis concolor).

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puma f (related adjective pumí)

  1. cougar, puma

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puma f (related adjective pumový)

  1. bomb

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  • puma in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • puma in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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Borrowed from Spanish puma, from Quechua puma.

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puma c (singular definite pumaen, plural indefinite pumaer)

  1. puma; cougar; mountain lion

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puma

Etymology edit

Borrowed from German Puma, from Spanish puma, from Quechua puma.

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puma f (genitive singular pumu, plural pumur)

  1. puma, cougar (Puma concolor)

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Declension of puma
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative puma puman pumur pumurnar
accusative pumu pumuna pumur pumurnar
dative pumu pumuni pumum pumunum
genitive pumu pumunnar puma pumanna

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French edit

Etymology edit

From Quechuan.

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puma m (plural pumas)

  1. puma (mammal)

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 puma on Hungarian Wikipedia
 
puma

Etymology edit

Borrowed from German Puma, from Spanish puma, from Quechuan.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈpumɒ]
  • Hyphenation: pu‧ma
  • Rhymes: -mɒ

Noun edit

puma (plural pumák)

  1. puma, cougar (Puma concolor)

Declension edit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative puma pumák
accusative pumát pumákat
dative pumának pumáknak
instrumental pumával pumákkal
causal-final pumáért pumákért
translative pumává pumákká
terminative pumáig pumákig
essive-formal pumaként pumákként
essive-modal
inessive pumában pumákban
superessive pumán pumákon
adessive pumánál pumáknál
illative pumába pumákba
sublative pumára pumákra
allative pumához pumákhoz
elative pumából pumákból
delative pumáról pumákról
ablative pumától pumáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
pumáé pumáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
pumáéi pumákéi
Possessive forms of puma
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. pumám pumáim
2nd person sing. pumád pumáid
3rd person sing. pumája pumái
1st person plural pumánk pumáink
2nd person plural pumátok pumáitok
3rd person plural pumájuk pumáik

Italian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpu.ma/
  • Rhymes: -uma
  • Hyphenation: pù‧ma

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puma m (invariable)

  1. puma

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Borrowed from English puma, from Quechuan puma.

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puma (Jawi spelling ڤوما, plural puma-puma)

  1. puma (mountain lion); cougar (Puma concolor)

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Norwegian Bokmål edit

 
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Etymology edit

From Spanish puma, from Quechua puma.

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puma m (definite singular pumaen, indefinite plural pumaer, definite plural pumaene)

  1. a puma, Puma concolor

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Norwegian Nynorsk edit

 
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Etymology edit

From Spanish puma, from Quechua puma.

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puma m (definite singular pumaen, indefinite plural pumaer or pumaar, definite plural pumaene or pumaane)

  1. a puma, Puma concolor

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish puma, from Quechua puma.

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puma f

  1. puma, cougar
    Synonym: kuguar

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Further reading edit

  • puma in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • puma in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese edit

 
puma

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish puma,[1] from Quechua puma.[2]

Pronunciation edit

 

  • Hyphenation: pu‧ma

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puma m or (nonstandard) f (plural pumas)

  1. puma; cougar; mountain lion (Puma concolor, a large feline of the Americas)
    Synonyms: onça-parda, suçuarana, leão-baio, leão-da-montanha

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puma

  1. puma; cougar; mountain lion (Puma concolor, a large feline of the Americas)

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Descendants edit

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  • “puma” in Academia Mayor de la Lengua Quechua (2006) Diccionario quechua-español-quechua, 2nd edition, Cusco: Edmundo Pantigozo.

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French puma.

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puma f (uncountable)

  1. puma

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Serbo-Croatian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /pûma/
  • Hyphenation: pu‧ma

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pȕma f (Cyrillic spelling пу̏ма)

  1. puma

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Sicilian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin pōma, plural of pōmum (fruit), interpreted as a feminine singular.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpu.ma/, [ˈpuːmä]
  • Hyphenation: pù‧ma

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puma f (plural pumi)

  1. (eastern Sicily) Alternative form of pumu (apple)

puma m pl

  1. plural of pumu

Slovak edit

 
puma

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish puma, from Quechua puma.

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puma f (genitive singular pumy, nominative plural pumy, genitive plural púm, declension pattern of žena)

  1. puma, cougar (Puma concolor)

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Further reading edit

  • puma”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

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púma f

  1. puma, mountain lion (Puma concolor)

Inflection edit

 
The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. púma
gen. sing. púme
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
púma púmi púme
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
púme púm púm
dative
(dajȃlnik)
púmi púmama púmam
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
púmo púmi púme
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
púmi púmah púmah
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
púmo púmama púmami

Spanish edit

 
puma

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Quechua puma.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpuma/ [ˈpu.ma]
  • Rhymes: -uma
  • Syllabification: pu‧ma

Noun edit

puma m (plural pumas)

  1. cougar, mountain lion, puma (Puma concolor)

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Verb edit

-puma

  1. to burst

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puma c

  1. a cougar (Puma concolor)
  2. (slang) a cougar; a woman who is attractive despite her age

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Declension of puma 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative puma puman pumor pumorna
Genitive pumas pumans pumors pumornas

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