English edit

 
A tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus)

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Maori tuatara.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /tuːəˈtɑːɹə/
  • Hyphenation: tu‧a‧ta‧ra

Noun edit

tuatara (plural tuataras or tuatara)

  1. A reptile, Sphenodon punctatus, native to New Zealand, that resembles lizards and is the only surviving rhynchocephalian.

Translations edit

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Further reading edit

Finnish edit

Etymology edit

From Maori tuatara, probably via English.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtuɑtɑrɑ/, [ˈt̪uɑ̝ˌt̪ɑ̝rɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ɑrɑ
  • Syllabification(key): tu‧a‧ta‧ra

Noun edit

tuatara

  1. tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus)
  2. Synonym of alkulisko (rhynchocephalian).

Declension edit

Inflection of tuatara (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative tuatara tuatarat
genitive tuataran tuatarojen
partitive tuataraa tuataroja
illative tuataraan tuataroihin
singular plural
nominative tuatara tuatarat
accusative nom. tuatara tuatarat
gen. tuataran
genitive tuataran tuatarojen
tuatarainrare
partitive tuataraa tuataroja
inessive tuatarassa tuataroissa
elative tuatarasta tuataroista
illative tuataraan tuataroihin
adessive tuataralla tuataroilla
ablative tuataralta tuataroilta
allative tuataralle tuataroille
essive tuatarana tuataroina
translative tuataraksi tuataroiksi
abessive tuataratta tuataroitta
instructive tuataroin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of tuatara (type kala)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative tuatarani tuatarani
accusative nom. tuatarani tuatarani
gen. tuatarani
genitive tuatarani tuatarojeni
tuatarainirare
partitive tuataraani tuatarojani
inessive tuatarassani tuataroissani
elative tuatarastani tuataroistani
illative tuataraani tuataroihini
adessive tuatarallani tuataroillani
ablative tuataraltani tuataroiltani
allative tuataralleni tuataroilleni
essive tuataranani tuataroinani
translative tuatarakseni tuataroikseni
abessive tuatarattani tuataroittani
instructive
comitative tuataroineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative tuatarasi tuatarasi
accusative nom. tuatarasi tuatarasi
gen. tuatarasi
genitive tuatarasi tuatarojesi
tuataraisirare
partitive tuataraasi tuatarojasi
inessive tuatarassasi tuataroissasi
elative tuatarastasi tuataroistasi
illative tuataraasi tuataroihisi
adessive tuatarallasi tuataroillasi
ablative tuataraltasi tuataroiltasi
allative tuatarallesi tuataroillesi
essive tuataranasi tuataroinasi
translative tuataraksesi tuataroiksesi
abessive tuatarattasi tuataroittasi
instructive
comitative tuataroinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative tuataramme tuataramme
accusative nom. tuataramme tuataramme
gen. tuataramme
genitive tuataramme tuatarojemme
tuataraimmerare
partitive tuataraamme tuatarojamme
inessive tuatarassamme tuataroissamme
elative tuatarastamme tuataroistamme
illative tuataraamme tuataroihimme
adessive tuatarallamme tuataroillamme
ablative tuataraltamme tuataroiltamme
allative tuatarallemme tuataroillemme
essive tuataranamme tuataroinamme
translative tuataraksemme tuataroiksemme
abessive tuatarattamme tuataroittamme
instructive
comitative tuataroinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative tuataranne tuataranne
accusative nom. tuataranne tuataranne
gen. tuataranne
genitive tuataranne tuatarojenne
tuatarainnerare
partitive tuataraanne tuatarojanne
inessive tuatarassanne tuataroissanne
elative tuatarastanne tuataroistanne
illative tuataraanne tuataroihinne
adessive tuatarallanne tuataroillanne
ablative tuataraltanne tuataroiltanne
allative tuatarallenne tuataroillenne
essive tuatarananne tuataroinanne
translative tuataraksenne tuataroiksenne
abessive tuatarattanne tuataroittanne
instructive
comitative tuataroinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative tuataransa tuataransa
accusative nom. tuataransa tuataransa
gen. tuataransa
genitive tuataransa tuatarojensa
tuatarainsarare
partitive tuataraansa tuatarojaan
tuatarojansa
inessive tuatarassaan
tuatarassansa
tuataroissaan
tuataroissansa
elative tuatarastaan
tuatarastansa
tuataroistaan
tuataroistansa
illative tuataraansa tuataroihinsa
adessive tuatarallaan
tuatarallansa
tuataroillaan
tuataroillansa
ablative tuataraltaan
tuataraltansa
tuataroiltaan
tuataroiltansa
allative tuataralleen
tuatarallensa
tuataroilleen
tuataroillensa
essive tuataranaan
tuataranansa
tuataroinaan
tuataroinansa
translative tuatarakseen
tuataraksensa
tuataroikseen
tuataroiksensa
abessive tuatarattaan
tuatarattansa
tuataroittaan
tuataroittansa
instructive
comitative tuataroineen
tuataroinensa

Maori edit

Etymology edit

Said to be from tua (on the back) +‎ tara (spike).

Noun edit

tuatara

  1. tuatara

Polish edit

 
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tuatara

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Maori tuatara.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /tu.aˈta.ra/
  • Rhymes: -ara
  • Syllabification: tu‧a‧ta‧ra

Noun edit

tuatara f

  1. hatteria, tuatara
    Synonyms: hatteria, łupkoząb

Declension edit

Further reading edit

  • tuatara in Polish dictionaries at PWN