dakika

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic دَقِيقَة(daqīqa).

Noun[edit]

dakika (n class, plural dakika)

  1. minute (unit of time)

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic دَقِيقَة(daqīqa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dakîka]
  • Hyphenation: da‧ki‧ka

Noun[edit]

dakīka (definite accusative dakikayı, plural dakikalar)

  1. minute

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Colloquially, the short but erroneous form dakka is used instead.
  1. Dakka bir, gol bir!
    (From soccer) Minute one, goal one! (Used metaphorically when something has immediately gone wrong.)