haka

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Maori haka.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

haka ‎(plural hakas or haka)

  1. A traditional dance of New Zealand's Maori people.
    • 2011 October 23, Tom Fordyce, “2011 Rugby World Cup final: New Zealand 8-7 France”, BBC Sport:
      An already febrile atmosphere within the ground before the start had been stoked still further when France's players formed an arrow formation to face down the haka, and then advanced slowly over halfway as the capacity crowd roared.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Germanic language, compare Haken.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

haka

  1. hook, clasp (type of fastener)
  2. corral, paddock (enclosure for livestock)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of haka (Kotus type 9/kala, k- gradation)
nominative haka haat
genitive haan hakojen
partitive hakaa hakoja
illative hakaan hakoihin
singular plural
nominative haka haat
accusative nom.? haka haat
gen. haan
genitive haan hakojen
hakainrare
partitive hakaa hakoja
inessive haassa haoissa
elative haasta haoista
illative hakaan hakoihin
adessive haalla haoilla
ablative haalta haoilta
allative haalle haoille
essive hakana hakoina
translative haaksi haoiksi
instructive haoin
abessive haatta haoitta
comitative hakoineen

Adverb[edit]

haka

  1. olla haka jossakin: to be good at something

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

haka f ‎(genitive singular höku, nominative plural hökur)

  1. (anatomy) chin
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

haka ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative hakaði, supine hakað)

  1. to pick with a pickaxe
  2. to mark with a check mark (usually with the preposition við)
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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

haka

  1. rōmaji reading of はか

Kashubian[edit]

Noun[edit]

haka f

  1. hook

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *sanga (compare Fijian caga).

Noun[edit]

haka

  1. a war dance, a haka

Usage notes[edit]

Used in the form haka-a.


Nama[edit]

Numeral[edit]

haka

  1. four

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

haka m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of hake (Etymology 1)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

haka f

  1. definite singular of hake (Etymology 1)

Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

haka m

  1. genitive singular of hak

Rapa Nui[edit]

Verb[edit]

haka

  1. to do

Derived terms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse haka.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

haka c

  1. chin, lower part of face

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