haka

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Maori haka.

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Noun[edit]

haka (plural haka)

  1. A traditional dance of New Zealand's Maori people.
    • 2011 October 23, Tom Fordyce, “2011 Rugby World Cup final: New Zealand 8-7 France”, BBC Sport:
      An already febrile atmosphere within the ground before the start had been stoked still further when France's players formed an arrow formation to face down the haka, and then advanced slowly over halfway as the capacity crowd roared.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Germanic language, compare Haken.

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Noun[edit]

haka

  1. hook, clasp (type of fastener)
  2. corral (enclosure for livestock)

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Adverb[edit]

haka

  1. olla haka jossakin: to be good at something

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Icelandic[edit]

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Noun[edit]

haka f (genitive singular höku, nominative plural hökur)

  1. (anatomy) chin
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Verb[edit]

haka (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative hakaði, supine hakað)

  1. to pick with a pickaxe
  2. to mark with a check mark (usually with the preposition við)
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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

haka

  1. rōmaji reading of はか

Kashubian[edit]

Noun[edit]

haka f

  1. hook

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *sanga (compare Fijian caga).

Noun[edit]

haka

  1. a war dance, a haka

Usage notes[edit]

Used in the form haka-a.


Nama[edit]

Numeral[edit]

haka

  1. four

Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

haka m

  1. genitive singular of hak

Rapa Nui[edit]

Verb[edit]

haka

  1. to do

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Swedish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

haka c

  1. chin, lower part of face

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