moka

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See also: Moka, móka, mȭka, mökä, and mǫkă

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from Italian moka.

Noun[edit]

moka (plural moka or mokas)

  1. A moka pot.
    • 1997, Corby Kummer, The Joy of Coffee: The Essential Guide to Buying, Brewing, and Enjoying, Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, →ISBN, page 270:
      In a moka, water boils in a closed chamber with enough headroom to allow a head of steam to collect. The pressure from the steam forces the hot water to escape from the chamber and pass through the ground coffee.

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

moka (uncountable)

  1. A ritualized system of exchange in the Mount Hagen area of Papua New Guinea, involving reciprocal gifts of pigs that regulate social status.

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From moki +‎ -a.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmoka]
  • Rhymes: -oka
  • Hyphenation: mo‧ka

Adjective[edit]

moka (accusative singular mokan, plural mokaj, accusative plural mokajn)

  1. scornful

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from mokata.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmokɑ/, [ˈmo̞kɑ]
  • Rhymes: -okɑ
  • Syllabification(key): mo‧ka

Noun[edit]

moka

  1. (colloquial) blunder, gaffe, bad
    Sori, mun moka!
    Sorry, my bad!

Declension[edit]

Inflection of moka (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative moka mokat
genitive mokan mokien
partitive mokaa mokia
illative mokaan mokiin
singular plural
nominative moka mokat
accusative nom. moka mokat
gen. mokan
genitive mokan mokien
mokainrare
partitive mokaa mokia
inessive mokassa mokissa
elative mokasta mokista
illative mokaan mokiin
adessive mokalla mokilla
ablative mokalta mokilta
allative mokalle mokille
essive mokana mokina
translative mokaksi mokiksi
instructive mokin
abessive mokatta mokitta
comitative mokineen
Possessive forms of moka (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person mokani mokamme
2nd person mokasi mokanne
3rd person mokansa

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the French spelling of the Yemeni port town of Mocha.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /mɔ.ka/

Noun[edit]

moka m (plural mokas)

  1. mocha (drink)

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Icelandic[edit]

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Verb[edit]

moka (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative mokaði, supine mokað)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to dig, to delve
    Synonym: grafa
  2. (transitive, with dative) to shovel
    Synonym: skófla

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Italian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic المُخَا(al-muḵā), a port on the Red Sea.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔ.ka/
  • Rhymes: -ɔka
  • Hyphenation: mò‧ka

Noun[edit]

moka m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of moca

Noun[edit]

moka f (invariable)

  1. moka pot
    Hypernym: caffettiera

References[edit]

  • moka in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Slovene[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mǭka. Cognates include regional Serbo-Croatian мука/muka (meal), Slovak múka, Russian мука (muka). Non-Slavic cognates include Ancient Greek μάσσω (mássō, to knead), German mengen (to mix).

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Noun[edit]

mọ́ka f

  1. flour

Inflection[edit]

Feminine, a-stem
nominative móka
genitive móke
singular
nominative móka
accusative móko
genitive móke
dative móki
locative móki
instrumental móko

Further reading[edit]

  • moka”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran