fika

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Esperanto[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fika (accusative singular fikan, plural fikaj, accusative plural fikajn)

  1. (vulgar) fucking, fucken

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin fīca (fig), from Latin fīcus (fig tree), from a pre-Indo European language, perhaps Phoenician [script needed] (pagh, ripe fig); see fig for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fika f (genitive singular fiku, plural fikur)

  1. fig

Declension[edit]

f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fika fikan fikur fikurnar
Accusative fiku fikuna fikur fikurnar
Dative fiku fikuni fikum fikunum
Genitive fiku fikunnar fika fikanna

Derived terms[edit]


Novial[edit]

Verb[edit]

fika (past fikad, active participle fikant, passive participle fikat)

  1. render

Conjugation[edit]



Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Attested in writing from 1910 according to Nationalencyklopedins ordbok. Formed by metathesis of the syllables in the dialectal word kaffi ("coffee").

Noun[edit]

fika c

  1. The enjoyment of coffee (or tea) as a social activity.
  2. A break from work or other activites, usually with coffee or tea.
  3. A light informal snack or meal in mid-morning or mid-afternoon similar to the English concept of afternoon tea.
Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

fika

  1. to have fika (in all senses)
Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Attested in writing from 1527. From Old Swedish fikia ("to hurry; to eagerly strive for"). Related to Danish fige, Norwegian fikia (dialectal) and Icelandic fíkjask. According to Svenska Akademiens ordbok, it might be related to the Norwegian verb fika ("to eagerly move ones arms back and forth) and German ficken ("to rub").[1]

Verb[edit]

  1. (archaic) to strive for, to work hard; to desire, often with the preposition 'efter
    Att fika efter makt
    To desire/strive for power
  2. (archaic) to hurry

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Svenska Akademiens ordbok, "fika", column F515