anka

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See also: Anka, -anka, and änka

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

anka

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あんか

Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese anca.

Noun[edit]

anka

  1. hip (upper part of the leg)

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *onk-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂onk-, from *h₂enk-. Cognate with Lithuanian ánka (loop, ring), Proto-Slavic *ǫkotь, Ancient Greek ὄγκος (ónkos), Latin uncus, Sanskrit अङ्क (aṅká).

Noun[edit]

añka ?

  1. rope used to fasten a sail to a mast

References[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2015), “anka”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 56

Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *ankas, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ónkos.

Noun[edit]

ánka ? stress pattern 1

  1. loop, ring

Further reading[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2015), “anka”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 56

Quechua[edit]

Noun[edit]

anka

  1. eagle
  2. (Cuzco) bird of prey
    Synonym: aqchi

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaŋˌka/
  • (file)
anka

Noun[edit]

anka c

  1. domesticated duck

Declension[edit]

Declension of anka 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative anka ankan ankor ankorna
Genitive ankas ankans ankors ankornas

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]


Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English anchor.

Noun[edit]

anka

  1. anchor

Verb[edit]

anka

  1. to anchor