parka

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See also: Parka, párka, and parkā

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Via Aleut parka from Russian парка (párka).

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parka (plural parkas)

  1. A long jacket with a hood which protects the wearer against rain and wind.
    • 2002 3 January, James Meek, London Review of Books: 
      Basir tended to wear a beige suede parka over his shalwar kameez.

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Aleut[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian парка (párka).

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parka

  1. a parka, a coat

Finnish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown. The original sense, retained in dialects, is "a rag, swaddling clothes" and it is possible this is an old cognate of the international parka meaning "jacket" (which is known widely across northern Russia), as a loan or even by inheritance from Proto-Uralic.

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parka

  1. poor, someone pitiful
    poikaparka (poor boy)
    Voi parkaa! (Poor thing!)
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parka

  1. parka
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Latvian[edit]

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parka m

  1. genitive singular form of parks

Lower Sorbian[edit]

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parka

  1. genitive singular of park
  2. nominative dual of park
  3. accusative dual of park