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Sika

Sika

See also: sika, sīka, siką́, and sīkā

Greenlandic

Proper noun

Sika

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes

  • Identical spelling in the old and new orthography.

References

  • Nuka Møller: Kalaallit aqqi (Greenlandic personal names), Oqaasileriffik 2015, ISBN 978-87-990324-3-3
  • Danskernes navne 2005, including the residents of Greenland

sika

sika

See also: sīka, sīkā, and siką́

English

A Formosan sika

Noun

sika (plural sika or sikas)

  1. Cervus nippon, a deer found in the forests of East Asia
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Etymology 2

Noun

sika (plural sika or sikas)

  1. (often italicized) A traditional Bangladeshi hanging basket
    • 2003, Sirajul Islam, Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh, volume 7, ISBN 9843205820, page 207:
      In the past sikas were made within the family and its purchase and sale was not so noticeable.

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Esperanto

Adjective

sika (accusative singular sikan, plural sikaj, accusative plural sikajn)

  1. Sikh

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Finnish

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *cika. Cognate with Estonian siga, Võro tsiga.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈsikɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ikɑ
  • Hyphenation: si‧ka

Noun

sika

  1. pig
  2. Person who allegedly behaves like a pig
  3. (derogatory, slang) A police officer

Adverb

sika

  1. (slang, colloquial) Used as a bound part of a compound for adjectives signifying extremely or totally as in sikahyvä ("pig" + "good")
    Se on sikahyvä.
    That's awesome.

Declension

Inflection of sika (Kotus type 9/kala, k- gradation)
nominative sika siat
genitive sian sikojen
partitive sikaa sikoja
illative sikaan sikoihin
singular plural
nominative sika siat
accusative nom. sika siat
gen. sian
genitive sian sikojen
sikainrare
partitive sikaa sikoja
inessive siassa sioissa
elative siasta sioista
illative sikaan sikoihin
adessive sialla sioilla
ablative sialta sioilta
allative sialle sioille
essive sikana sikoina
translative siaksi sioiksi
instructive sioin
abessive siatta sioitta
comitative sikoineen

Synonyms

  • (person) sikailija

Derived terms

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Ido

Etymology

From Esperanto seka, French sec, Italian secco, Spanish seco, ultimately from Latin siccus, from Proto-Indo-European *seyk-. The initial e was changed to i so not to interfere with sekar.

Adjective

sika

  1. dry (not wet)

Ilocano

Noun

sika

  1. dysentery

Pronoun

siká

  1. you (singular, informal)

Miskito

Noun

sika

  1. medicine

Polish

Verb

sika

  1. third-person singular present of sikać

Votic

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *cika. Cognate with Finnish sika, Estonian siga, Võro tsiga.

Noun

sika (genitive sigaa, partitive [please provide])

  1. pig

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

References

  • "sika" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat

Zulu

Verb

-sika

  1. (transitive) to cut
  2. (transitive) to imitate, to mimic

Conjugation

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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