muka

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Maori

Noun[edit]

muka (uncountable)

  1. Prepared fibre of harakeke, used in traditional Maori weaving.

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mǫka.

Noun[edit]

muka n pl

  1. (literary) Agony, torment, ordeal.

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Finnish[edit]

(index mu)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: mu‧ka
  • IPA(key): [ˈmukɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ukɑ

Adverb[edit]

muka

  1. Used to express that what follows is doubtful or untrue; supposedly, allegedly.
    Miten voi kalliimpi olla aina muka jotenkin parempi?
    How can more expensive supposedly always be somehow better?
    Oletko sinä muka purjehtinut Atlantin yli?
    Do you claim you have sailed across the Atlantic?
  2. In partitive (mukaa) used in some expressions to indicate simultaneity, togetherness or causality; along, along with, together, simultaneously, in proportion, in pace with.
    Harjoituksia kovennettiin sitä mukaa kuin Harrin kunto parani.
    The exercise was made harder in pace with the improvement of Harri's condition.

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit मुख (mukha).

Noun[edit]

muka

  1. face

Lower Sorbian[edit]

muka

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mǫka; cognate with Upper Sorbian muka, Polish mąka, Czech mouka, Russian мука́ (muká), Old Church Slavonic мѫка (mǫka).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

muka f (diminutive mucka)

  1. flour (powder obtained by grinding or milling cereal grains)

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit मुख (mukha).

Noun[edit]

muka

  1. face

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mǫka (torture, torment).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mûka/
  • Hyphenation: mu‧ka

Noun[edit]

mȕka f (Cyrillic spelling му̏ка)

  1. pain
  2. torment
  3. nausea
  4. trouble
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mǫka (flour).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mǔːka/
  • Hyphenation: mu‧ka

Noun[edit]

múka f (Cyrillic spelling му́ка)

  1. (regional) flour
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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mǫka.

Noun[edit]

muka f (genitive plural múk, nominative plural muky), declension pattern žena

  1. torture
  2. excruciating pain

Usage notes[edit]

  • This word is used almost exclusively in the plural. The singular form is used mostly in poetry.

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External links[edit]

  • muka in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk