loka

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See also: Loka, lokā, and lô-kà

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

loko +‎ -a

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

loka (accusative singular lokan, plural lokaj, accusative plural lokajn)

  1. local

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *loka.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlokɑ/, [ˈlo̞kɑ]
  • Rhymes: -okɑ
  • Syllabification: lo‧ka

Noun[edit]

loka

  1. wet mud or dirt

Declension[edit]

Inflection of loka (Kotus type 10*D/koira, k- gradation)
nominative loka loat
genitive loan lokien
partitive lokaa lokia
illative lokaan lokiin
singular plural
nominative loka loat
accusative nom. loka loat
gen. loan
genitive loan lokien
lokainrare
partitive lokaa lokia
inessive loassa loissa
elative loasta loista
illative lokaan lokiin
adessive loalla loilla
ablative loalta loilta
allative loalle loille
essive lokana lokina
translative loaksi loiksi
instructive loin
abessive loatta loitta
comitative lokineen
Possessive forms of loka (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person lokani lokamme
2nd person lokasi lokanne
3rd person lokansa

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Noun[edit]

loka

  1. Abbreviation of lokakuu (October).

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See lykja.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

loka f (genitive singular loku, nominative plural lokur)

  1. latch, catch, bolt
  2. (music) stop (device on a flute etc for covering the holes in order to vary the pitch, or knobs for bringing certain pipes into use on an organ)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (a latch): klinka f
  • (a stop, a device on a flute for covering the holes): loftop n

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Verb[edit]

loka (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative lokaði, supine lokað)

  1. to close, to shut
  2. to shut off
  3. to lock
  4. to barricade
  5. to bolt
  6. to blockade
  7. (music) to stop, to close (a hole, e.g. on a flute) or press down (a string on a violin etc) in order to play a particular note

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay loka, from Classical Malay loka, from Sanskrit लोक (loka, world, sight).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [loka]
  • Hyphenation: lo‧ka

Noun[edit]

loka

  1. (poetic) world
  2. (government) station
    Coordinate terms: balai besar, balai

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

loka m

  1. genitive singular form of loks

Adjective[edit]

loka

  1. (dialectal form) genitive singular masculine form of loks
  2. (dialectal form) nominative singular feminine form of loks

Lindu[edit]

Noun[edit]

loka

  1. banana

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit लोक (loka, world, sight).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lo.ka/
  • Hyphenation: lo‧ka

Noun[edit]

loka

  1. (figuratively) world

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

loka n

  1. definite plural of lok

Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

loka

  1. simple past and present perfect of loke

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

loka n

  1. definite plural of lok

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sanskrit लोक (loka). Cognate with Maharastri Prakrit 𑀮𑁄𑀅 (loa).

Noun[edit]

loka m

  1. world

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Sotho[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-dʊ̀nga.

Verb[edit]

loka

  1. to be right

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish loca (crazy).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: lo‧ka
  • IPA(key): /ˈloka/, [ˈloxɐ]

Adjective[edit]

loka

  1. (derogatory) feminine of loko: insane; crazy; demented
    Synonyms: baliw, buang, sira-ulo

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Noun[edit]

loka

  1. (derogatory) feminine of loko: madwoman
  2. (informal, colloquial, offensive) foolish or stupid person, especially one who is a female, effeminate man, or homosexual

West Makian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From East Makian [Term?]. Compare Balantak loka'.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

loka

  1. banana

References[edit]

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[1], Pacific linguistics