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Taka

Taka

See also: taka, tåka, and taka-

Japanese

Romanization

Taka

  1. rōmaji reading of たか

taka

taka

See also: Taka, tåka, and taka-

English

Noun

taka (plural takas)

  1. The official currency of Bangladesh, equal to 100 paise. Symbol:

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Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse taka, from Proto-Germanic *tēkaną (to touch), from Proto-Indo-European *deh₁g-, *dh₁g- (to touch).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʰɛaːʰka/
  • Rhymes: -ɛaːʰka

Verb

taka (third person singular past indicative tók, third person plural past indicative tóku, supine tikið)

  1. to take

Conjugation


Finnish

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *taka.

Noun

taka

  1. (rare, poetic) the backside.
  2. In the expression omasta takaa the word refers to self-support.
    Meillä on lakanat omasta takaa. = We have our own bedsheets.
    Hyvä, että meillä on juomavettä omasta takaa! = Good that we have our own supply of drinking water!

Declension

The cases of taka- serve in modern Finnish only as postpositions and adverbs.

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Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʰaːka/
  • Rhymes: -aːka

Etymology 1

From Old Norse taka, from Proto-Germanic *tēkaną, from Proto-Indo-European *deh₁g-, *dh₁g- (to touch).

Verb

taka (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative tók, third-person plural past indicative tóku, supine tekið)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to take (an object)
    • Luke 6:29 (English, Icelandic)
      Slái þig einhver á kinnina, skaltu og bjóða hina, og taki einhver yfirhöfn þína, skaltu ekki varna honum að taka kyrtilinn líka.
      If someone strikes you on one cheek, turn to him the other also. If someone takes your cloak, do not stop him from taking your tunic.
    Ég ætla að taka bílinn.
    I'm going to take the car.
    Hún var að fara að taka veskið þitt!
    She was about to take your purse!
  2. (transitive, with accusative) to seize, to capture
  3. (transitive, with accusative) to take (time, measure)
    Viltu að ég taki tímann?
    Do you want me to take the time?
  4. (transitive, with accusative) to get, to obtain
  5. (transitive, with accusative) to take (undergo), e.g. an exam
  6. (transitive, with accusative or dative) to accept, to take
  7. (transitive, with accusative) to hold, to contain, to take
    Völlurinn tekur tíu þúsund áhorfenda.
    The stadium holds ten thousand spectators.
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Etymology 2

From the verb taka.

Noun

taka f (genitive singular töku, nominative plural tökur)

  1. taking, capture
  2. (law) the capture and claiming of ownership of previously unowned property
  3. (film, chiefly in the plural) video capture, filming
  4. (film) take (attempt to record a scene)
Declension

Etymology 3

Inflected form of tak (grip, grasp).

Noun

taka n

  1. indefinite genitive plural of tak

Japanese

Romanization

taka

  1. rōmaji reading of たか
  2. rōmaji reading of タカ

Latvian

Noun

taka f (4th declension)

  1. path
  2. pathway
  3. footpath
  4. track
  5. trail

Declension


Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

Noun

taka n

  1. definite plural of tak

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

Noun

taka n

  1. definite plural of tak

Etymology 2

Alternative forms

Etymology

From from Old Norse taka, from Proto-Germanic *tēkaną (to touch), from Proto-Indo-European *deh₁g-, *dh₁g- (to touch).

Verb

taka (present tense tek, past tense tok, past participle teke, passive infinitive takast, present participle takande, imperative tak)

  1. take (to grab with the hands)

References


Old Norse

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *tēkaną (to touch), from Proto-Indo-European *deh₁g-, *dh₁g- (to touch).

Verb

taka (singular past indicative tók, plural past indicative tóku, past participle tekit)

  1. to take

Descendants

References

  • taka in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Old Swedish

Alternative forms

  • tagha

Etymology

From Old Norse taka, from Proto-Germanic *tēkaną.

Verb

taka

  1. to touch, reach
  2. to grasp, seize
  3. to take, bring
  4. to demand
  5. to remove
  6. to beset, attack
  7. to encounter, meet

Conjugation

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Descendants


Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈt̪aka]

Pronoun

taka

  1. feminine nominative singular of taki
  2. feminine vocative singular of taki

Portuguese

Noun

taka m (plural takas)

  1. taka (currency of Bangladesh)

Quechua

Noun

taka

  1. punch, blow, collision
  2. fist

Declension

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Swahili

Noun

taka (n class, plural taka)

  1. dirt