ika

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See also: ikä, ĩka, and -ika

Busang Kayan[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ika

  1. you (second-person singular)

Further reading[edit]


Chuukese[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ika

  1. if
  2. or

Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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)

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

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.

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. (figuratively) 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]

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)
  2. war casualty

Derived terms[edit]


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)

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