kaka

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See also: kAkA, káka, kakā, kāka, käka, kaķa, and kākā

English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Maori kākā.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaka (plural kakas)

  1. Any of four taxa of birds in the genus Nestor in the parrot family confined to New Zealand and adjacent islands.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]


Amis[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *kaka.

Noun[edit]

kaka

  1. elder brother
  2. elder sister

References[edit]


Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish caca or from Proto-Basque *kaka.

Noun[edit]

kaka inan

  1. excrement

Declension[edit]

Declension of kaka (inanimate, ending in -a)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive kaka kaka kakak
ergative kakak kakak kakek
dative kakari kakari kakei
genitive kakaren kakaren kaken
comitative kakarekin kakarekin kakekin
causative kakarengatik kakarengatik kakengatik
benefactive kakarentzat kakarentzat kakentzat
instrumental kakaz kakaz kakez
inessive kakatan kakan kaketan
locative kakatako kakako kaketako
allative kakatara kakara kaketara
terminative kakataraino kakaraino kaketaraino
directive kakatarantz kakarantz kaketarantz
destinative kakatarako kakarako kaketarako
ablative kakatatik kakatik kaketatik
partitive kakarik
prolative kakatzat

Further reading[edit]

  • "kaka" in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], euskaltzaindia.eus
  • kaka” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], euskaltzaindia.eus

Brunei Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Malay kakak.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaka/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧ka

Noun[edit]

kaka

  1. older sister

Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ka‧ka

Noun[edit]

kaka

  1. a spider; any of various eight-legged, predatory arthropods, of the order Araneae, most of which spin webs to catch prey
  2. tar; a solid residual byproduct of tobacco smoke

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Chuukese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kaka

  1. thirsty

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Finnish kakka. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

kaka (genitive kaka, partitive kakat)

  1. (somewhat childish) poo

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English kaka, from Maori kākā.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑkɑ/, [ˈkɑkɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑkɑ
  • Syllabification(key): ka‧ka

Noun[edit]

kaka

  1. kaka (a parrot of the genus Nestor)

Usage notes[edit]

In addition to kakas, also kea belongs to genus Nestor.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kaka (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kaka kakat
genitive kakan kakojen
partitive kakaa kakoja
illative kakaan kakoihin
singular plural
nominative kaka kakat
accusative nom. kaka kakat
gen. kakan
genitive kakan kakojen
kakainrare
partitive kakaa kakoja
inessive kakassa kakoissa
elative kakasta kakoista
illative kakaan kakoihin
adessive kakalla kakoilla
ablative kakalta kakoilta
allative kakalle kakoille
essive kakana kakoina
translative kakaksi kakoiksi
instructive kakoin
abessive kakatta kakoitta
comitative kakoineen
Possessive forms of kaka (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person kakani kakamme
2nd person kakasi kakanne
3rd person kakansa

Hyponyms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • kakka (do not confuse with)

Anagrams[edit]


Hausa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kàː.káː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [kàː.káː]

Etymology 1[edit]

An areal word; compare Kanuri kàgá.

Noun[edit]

kā̀kā m or f (plural kā̀kànnī, possessed form kā̀kan)

  1. grandfather, grandmother

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

kā̀kā f (possessed form kā̀kar̃)

  1. harvest season

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from kakál.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɒkɒ]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧ka
  • Rhymes: -kɒ

Noun[edit]

kaka (plural kakák)

  1. (childish) excrement
    Synonym: (diminutive) kaki

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative kaka kakák
accusative kakát kakákat
dative kakának kakáknak
instrumental kakával kakákkal
causal-final kakáért kakákért
translative kakává kakákká
terminative kakáig kakákig
essive-formal kakaként kakákként
essive-modal
inessive kakában kakákban
superessive kakán kakákon
adessive kakánál kakáknál
illative kakába kakákba
sublative kakára kakákra
allative kakához kakákhoz
elative kakából kakákból
delative kakáról kakákról
ablative kakától kakáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
kakáé kakáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
kakáéi kakákéi
Possessive forms of kaka
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. kakám kakáim
2nd person sing. kakád kakáid
3rd person sing. kakája kakái
1st person plural kakánk kakáink
2nd person plural kakátok kakáitok
3rd person plural kakájuk kakáik

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • kaka in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kaka

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkʰaːka/ (
    (file)
    )
  • Rhymes: -aːka

Noun[edit]

kaka f (genitive singular köku, nominative plural kökur)

  1. a cake
  2. a cookie
    Hver stal kökunni úr krúsinni í gær?
    Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar last night?

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Jamamadí[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaka

  1. (Banawá) toucan

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kaka

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かか

Kapampangan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • caca (Súlat Bacúlud, Ámung Samson)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kaka (elder sibling of the same sex), from Proto-Austronesian *kaka (elder sibling). Compare Tagalog kaka.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ka‧ka
  • IPA(key): /ˈkakəʔ/, [ˈkäː.xəʔ]

Noun[edit]

kákâ

  1. older brother

References[edit]

  • Michael L. Forman (2019) Kapampangan Dictionary[1], University of Hawaii Press, →ISBN, archived from the original on 29 June 2021, retrieved 16 January 2022, page 51

Krio[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese caca.

Noun[edit]

kaka

  1. feces

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaka f (4th declension)

  1. (childish) poo

Usage notes[edit]

Unlike in English, this word is strictly countable.

Declension[edit]


Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *kākā, from Proto-Indo-European *kakka-.

Noun[edit]

kaka f

  1. poo (childish)

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

kaka

  1. nominative feminine singular of kaki

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French caca.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaka

  1. poo, excrement
    Synonyms: bezwin, exkreman, tata

Verb[edit]

kaka (medial form kaka)

  1. to poo, defecate

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaka m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of kake

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaka f

  1. definite singular of kake

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kakǭ.

Noun[edit]

kaka f (genitive kǫku, plural kǫkur)

  1. cake

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: kaka
  • Faroese: køka, kaka
  • Norwegian:
    • Norwegian Bokmål: kake
    • Norwegian Nynorsk: kake
  • Westrobothnian: kaku, kǫku
  • Old Swedish: kaka
  • Old Danish: kakæ
  • Scanian: kâga
  • Gutnish: kake
  • Middle English: cake, kake, caake, cayk
  • Irish: cáca

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kaka, from Proto-Germanic *kakǭ.

Noun[edit]

kaka f

  1. cake

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • kaka in Knut Fredrik Söderwall, Ordbok öfver svenska medeltids-språket, del 1: A-L

Phuthi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Afrikaans kak.

Verb[edit]

-káka

  1. to defecate

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kaka

  1. third-person singular present of kakać

Portuguese[edit]

Interjection[edit]

kaka

  1. Alternative form of ka

Quechua[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaka

  1. maternal uncle
  2. father-in-law of a man

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]


Sakizaya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *kaka.

Noun[edit]

kaka

  1. elder sibling

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kaka

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kǎːka/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧ka

Noun[edit]

káka f (Cyrillic spelling ка́ка)

  1. (uncountable, informal, often childish) poo, poop (feces)

Declension[edit]


Sotho[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Afrikaans kak.

Verb[edit]

kaka

  1. to excrete, to defecate
    Synonym: nya

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English cock.

Noun[edit]

kaka

  1. cock, rooster
    Synonym: kaka fowru
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese caca.

Noun[edit]

kaka

  1. shit, crap
Alternative forms[edit]

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaka (n class, plural kaka)

  1. brother
    kaka mkwebrother-in-law
    kaka wa kambostep brother

Coordinate terms[edit]


Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Afrikaans kak.

Verb[edit]

-káka

  1. to defecate

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish kaka, from Old Norse kaka, from Proto-Germanic *kakǭ (cake), from Proto-Indo-European *gog- (ball-shaped object).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑ̂ːka/, [kɑː˧˩ka˥˩]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

kaka c

  1. cookie
  2. (small) cake

Declension[edit]

Declension of kaka 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kaka kakan kakor kakorna
Genitive kakas kakans kakors kakornas

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kaka (elder sibling of the same sex), from Proto-Austronesian *kaka (elder sibling). Compare Malay kakak.

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ka‧ka
  • IPA(key): /kaˈkaʔ/, [kɐˈxaʔ]

Noun[edit]

kakâ

  1. elder sibling

Pronunciation 2[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ka‧ka
  • IPA(key): /ˈkaka/, [ˈkɐ.xɐ]

Noun[edit]

káka

  1. respectful term of address for an uncle or aunt older than one's parent
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]
Further reading[edit]
  • Robert Blust; Stephen Trussel (2010-) Austronesian Comparative Dictionary[2]
  • kaka” in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila: Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino, 2018.

Turkmen[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaka (definite accusative kakany, plural kakalar)

  1. father

Declension[edit]


Uneapa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Oceanic *kaka (elder sibling, older sibling), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kaka, from Proto-Austronesian *kaka, though the etymology suffers from semantic problems. Compare also Muduapa kaka (person).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaka

  1. baby

Further reading[edit]

  • Terry Crowley et al, The Oceanic Languages (2013), page 368

Wik-Mungkan[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaka

  1. excrement, faeces, shit

Synonyms[edit]


Yami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kaka, from Proto-Austronesian *kaka; cognate with Malay kakak.

Noun[edit]

kaka

  1. older sibling

Yoruba[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

kàkà

  1. rather than, instead of
    kàkà kí eku máà jẹ sèsé, a fi ṣe àwàdànùRather than have a rat not eat beans, it will spill them away
    (proverb on bad consequences)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Always followed by

Yosondúa Mixtec[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

kaka (present jika)

  1. go, walk

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Mixtec *kákà.

Noun[edit]

kaka

  1. quicklime

References[edit]

  • Beaty de Farris, Kathryn; et al. (2012) Diccionario básico del mixteco de Yosondúa, Oaxaca (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 46)‎[3] (in Spanish), third edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., pages 23–24

Zia[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kaka

  1. small