alka

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See also: álka and áłká

Alungul[edit]

Noun[edit]

alka (ergative alkant)

  1. spear

Further reading[edit]

  • Languages of Cape York: papers presented to the linguistic symposium, part B, held in conjunction with the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies Biennial General Meeting, May, 1974 (published 1976)

Czech[edit]

Alka

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alka f

  1. auk

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • alka in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • alka in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Flinders Island[edit]

Noun[edit]

alka (ergative alkata)

  1. spear

Further reading[edit]

  • Languages of Cape York: papers presented to the linguistic symposium, part B, held in conjunction with the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies Biennial General Meeting, May, 1974 (published 1976)

Hungarian[edit]

Hungarian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia hu

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒlkɒ]
  • Hyphenation: al‧ka
  • Rhymes: -kɒ
alka

Noun[edit]

alka (plural alkák)

  1. razorbill (Alca torda)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative alka alkák
accusative alkát alkákat
dative alkának alkáknak
instrumental alkával alkákkal
causal-final alkáért alkákért
translative alkává alkákká
terminative alkáig alkákig
essive-formal alkaként alkákként
essive-modal
inessive alkában alkákban
superessive alkán alkákon
adessive alkánál alkáknál
illative alkába alkákba
sublative alkára alkákra
allative alkához alkákhoz
elative alkából alkákból
delative alkáról alkákról
ablative alkától alkáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
alkáé alkáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
alkáéi alkákéi
Possessive forms of alka
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. alkám alkáim
2nd person sing. alkád alkáid
3rd person sing. alkája alkái
1st person plural alkánk alkáink
2nd person plural alkátok alkáitok
3rd person plural alkájuk alkáik

Maltese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Eventually from Latin alga.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alka f

  1. seaweed

Derived terms[edit]


Mapudungun[edit]

Noun[edit]

alka (using Raguileo Alphabet)

  1. rooster

Synonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

alka (using Raguileo Alphabet)

  1. (grammar) masculine

Usage notes[edit]

Used together with the name of certain types of animals to show that they are of the male sex.

References[edit]

  • Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.

Mbariman-Gudhinma[edit]

Noun[edit]

alka (ergative alkanow)

  1. spear

Further reading[edit]

  • Languages of Cape York: papers presented to the linguistic symposium, part B, held in conjunction with the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies Biennial General Meeting, May, 1974 (published 1976)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

alka m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of alke

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

alka f (definite singular alka, indefinite plural alker or alkor, definite plural alkene or alkone)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by alke
  2. definite singular of alke

Verb[edit]

alka (present tense alkar, past tense alka, past participle alka, passive infinitive alkast, present participle alkande, imperative alk)

  1. Alternative form of alke

Anagrams[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *alkǭ.

Noun[edit]

alka f (genitive ǫlku)

  1. auk

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: álka
  • Faroese: álka
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: alke
  • Norwegian Bokmål: alke
  • Swedish: alka
  • Danish: alke

Anagrams[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish حلقه(halka), from Arabic حَلْقَة(ḥalqa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /âːlka/
  • Hyphenation: al‧ka

Noun[edit]

ȃlka f (Cyrillic spelling а̑лка)

  1. metal ring
  2. door knocker
  3. tilting at the ring (game)

Declension[edit]


Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alka f (genitive singular alky, nominative plural alky, genitive plural álk, aliek, declension pattern of žena)

  1. auk

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • alka in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

alka c

  1. auk; bird in the family Alcidae

Declension[edit]

Declension of alka 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative alka alkan alkor alkorna
Genitive alkas alkans alkors alkornas

Anagrams[edit]