puka

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

puka (plural pukas)

  1. a small usually perforated wave- and beach-polished shell fragment formed from the spire of a cone, found along beaches of Pacific islands, and used especially to make necklaces.


Noun[edit]

puka (plural pukas)

  1. alternative form of púca
    • 2012, Nwaocha Ogechukwu, The Devil: What Does He Look Like?, ISBN 1589826620, page 45:
      In contrast, the puca (faeries) of Celtic folklore instill a similar psychological fear in those who believe in them just as the devil in Christianity creates fear in Christians

Hawaiian[edit]

Noun[edit]

puka

  1. hole, gate, doorway
    puka lani, "puka o kalani", "gate of heaven", "heaven's gate"

Descendants[edit]

English pooka


Polish[edit]

Verb[edit]

puka

  1. third-person singular present of pukać

Quechua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

puka

  1. red

See also[edit]


Warlpiri[edit]

Adjective[edit]

puka

  1. rotten