ika

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See also: ikä, ĩka, -iką, and -ika

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *i-kahu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔiˈka/, [ʔiˈka]
  • Hyphenation: i‧ka

Pronoun[edit]

iká (Basahan spelling ᜁᜃ)

  1. you (exclusive singular)

See also[edit]


Busang Kayan[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ika

  1. you (second-person singular)

Further reading[edit]

Central Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

This entry needs pronunciation information. If you are familiar with the IPA then please add some!

Conjunction[edit]

ika

  1. with

Chuukese[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ika

  1. if
  2. or

Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central-Pacific *ika, from Proto-Oceanic *ikan, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ikan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hikan, from Proto-Austronesian *Sikan.

Noun[edit]

ika

  1. fish (vertebrate animal)

Iban[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /i.kaʔ/

Noun[edit]

ika

  1. sister-in-law; brother-in-law

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ika

  1. Rōmaji transcription of いか
  2. Rōmaji transcription of イカ

Javanese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ika

  1. (dialectal) yonder

Kapampangan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *i-kahu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: i‧ka
  • IPA(key): /ˈikə/, [ˈiː.xə]

Pronoun[edit]

íka

  1. you (exclusive singular)

Maori[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *ika, from Proto-Oceanic *ikan, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ikan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hikan, from Proto-Austronesian *Sikan (compare Malay ikan).

Noun[edit]

ika

  1. fish, marine animal, aquatic animal - any creature that swims in fresh or salt water including marine mammals such as whales
    Kātahi anō te ika ka kai ki tana matau.
    Then the fish began to bite at his hook.
    Ka kī ngā pihapiha o te ika rā i te onepū, ka mate.
    When the blowholes of that whale were full of sand, it died.
  2. slain warrior, victim
  3. (figurative) prized possession

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ika

  1. cluster, band, troop, group, company, heap

References[edit]

  • ika” in John C. Moorfield, Te Aka: Maori-English, English-Maori Dictionary and Index, 3rd edition, Longman/Pearson Education New Zealand, 2011, →ISBN.

Niuatoputapu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *ika, from Proto-Oceanic *ikan, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ikan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hikan, from Proto-Austronesian *Sikan.

Noun[edit]

ika

  1. fish (vertebrate animal)

Rapa Nui[edit]

Te ika (1).

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *ika. Cognates include Hawaiian iʻa and Maori ika.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈi.ka/
  • Hyphenation: i‧ka

Noun[edit]

ika

  1. fish
  2. war casualty

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Veronica Du Feu (1996) Rapanui (Descriptive Grammars), Routledge, →ISBN, page 30
  • Paulus Kieviet (2017) A grammar of Rapa Nui[1], Berlin: Language Science Press, →ISBN, page 132

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: i‧ka
  • IPA(key): /ʔiˈkaʔ/, [ʔɪˈxaʔ]

Noun[edit]

ikâ (Baybayin spelling ᜁᜃ)

  1. slight limp while walking
    Synonyms: ikod, tikod
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Apheresis of wika.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: i‧ka
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔikaʔ/, [ˈʔi.xɐʔ]
  • IPA(key): /ʔiˈkaʔ/, [ʔɪˈxaʔ]

Adjective[edit]

ikà or ikâ (Baybayin spelling ᜁᜃ)

  1. Alternative form of 'ika
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: i‧ka
  • IPA(key): /ʔiˈkaʔ/, [ʔɪˈxaʔ]

Particle[edit]

ikâ (Baybayin spelling ᜁᜃ)

  1. (Bataan) added to sentences as a filler

Further reading[edit]

  • ika”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay ikat.

Verb[edit]

ika

  1. to bind

Tokelauan[edit]

Te ika (1).
Te ika (2).
Te ika (3).

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *ika. Cognates include Hawaiian iʻa and Samoan i'a.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈi.ka]
  • Hyphenation: i‧ka

Noun[edit]

ika

  1. fish
  2. coconut crab
  3. turtle
  4. rear end of a canoe

References[edit]

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[2], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 28

Tongan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *ika, from Proto-Oceanic *ikan, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ikan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hikan, from Proto-Austronesian *Sikan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ika

  1. fish (vertebrate animal)

Tuvaluan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *ika.

Noun[edit]

ika

  1. fish

Unami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ika

  1. there

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Conjunction[edit]

ika

  1. else, otherwise
  2. or, or else

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “а, иначе, то”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

West Albay Bikol[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ika

  1. (exclusive, singular) you

Yoruba[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Doublet of ẹ̀ka

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ìka

  1. finger, toe
    Synonyms: ọmọwọ́, ọ̀kị̀ka, ọmọ-ìka
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ìkà

  1. wicked (person); evil (person)
    Synonym: (Èkìtì) idà
    Antonym: ibi
    Ìkà ni wọ́nThey are wicked