Mika

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See also: mika and mikä

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese みか (Mika).

Proper noun[edit]

Mika

  1. A female given name from Japanese.

Anagrams[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Biblical Hebrew מִיכָה(mīḵāh), shortened form of מִיכַיְהוּ(mīḵāyᵊhū, who is like Yahweh).

Proper noun[edit]

Mika m

  1. a male given name

Usage notes[edit]

Patronymics

  • son of Mika: Mikason
  • daughter of Mika: Mikadóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Mika
Accusative Mika
Dative Mika
Genitive Mika

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

20th century short form of Mikael (Michael).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmikɑ/, [ˈmikɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ikɑ
  • Syllabification(key): Mi‧ka

Proper noun[edit]

Mika

  1. a male given name
    Mika Waltari oli suomalainen kirjailija.
    Mika Waltari was a Finnish writer.
    • 2013, Minna Lindgren, Kuolema Ehtoolehdossa, Teos, →ISBN, page 89:
      Mies sanoi olevansa Mika, ja se kuulosti samalla tavalla kirveeniskulta kuin Pasi ja Tero.
      The man said his name was Mika, and like Pasi and Tero, it felt sharp like an axe blow.

Usage notes[edit]

Popular in the 1960s and 1970s. The most common first name of men born in Finland in 1967 - 1973.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Mika (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Mika Mikat
genitive Mikan Mikojen
partitive Mikaa Mikoja
illative Mikaan Mikoihin
singular plural
nominative Mika Mikat
accusative nom. Mika Mikat
gen. Mikan
genitive Mikan Mikojen
Mikainrare
partitive Mikaa Mikoja
inessive Mikassa Mikoissa
elative Mikasta Mikoista
illative Mikaan Mikoihin
adessive Mikalla Mikoilla
ablative Mikalta Mikoilta
allative Mikalle Mikoille
essive Mikana Mikoina
translative Mikaksi Mikoiksi
instructive Mikoin
abessive Mikatta Mikoitta
comitative Mikoineen
Possessive forms of Mika (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person Mikani Mikamme
2nd person Mikasi Mikanne
3rd person Mikansa

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese みか (Mika).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mika f

  1. a female given name from Japanese

Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of Mikaali.

Proper noun[edit]

Mika

  1. a male given name from Danish, equivalent to English Michael

Usage notes[edit]

  • Same spelling in the old and new orthography.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Nuka Møller: Kalaallit aqqi (Greenlandic personal names), Oqaasileriffik 2015, →ISBN
  • [1] Danskernes navne 2005, including the residents of Greenland

Hawaiian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmi.ka/, [ˈmikə]

Proper noun[edit]

Mika

  1. (biblical) Micah
  2. a male given name originating from the Bible

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 183
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Mika occurs in 19th-century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 1 woman and 3 men.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

Mika

  1. Rōmaji transcription of みか

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of Micael.

Proper noun[edit]

Mika m

  1. a diminutive of the male given name Micael

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Mika

  1. (biblical) Micah (book of the Old Testament of the Bible)

See also[edit]