parka

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See also: Parka, párka, and parkā

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via Aleut parka from Russian па́рка ‎(párka).

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Noun[edit]

parka ‎(plural parkas)

  1. A long jacket with a hood which protects the wearer against rain and wind.
    • 2002 3 January, James Meek, London Review of Books: 
      Basir tended to wear a beige suede parka over his shalwar kameez.

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Aleut[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian па́рка ‎(párka).

Noun[edit]

parka

  1. parka, coat

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown. The original sense, retained in dialects, is "a rag, swaddling clothes" and it is possible this is an old cognate of the international parka meaning "jacket" (which is known widely across northern Russia), as a loan or even by inheritance from Proto-Uralic.

Noun[edit]

parka

  1. poor, someone pitiful
    poikaparka (poor boy)
    Voi parkaa! (Poor thing!)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of parka (Kotus type 9/kala, k- gradation)
nominative parka parat
genitive paran parkojen
partitive parkaa parkoja
illative parkaan parkoihin
singular plural
nominative parka parat
accusative nom.? parka parat
gen. paran
genitive paran parkojen
parkainrare
partitive parkaa parkoja
inessive parassa paroissa
elative parasta paroista
illative parkaan parkoihin
adessive paralla paroilla
ablative paralta paroilta
allative paralle paroille
essive parkana parkoina
translative paraksi paroiksi
instructive paroin
abessive paratta paroitta
comitative parkoineen
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

parka

  1. parka
Declension[edit]
Inflection of parka (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative parka parkat
genitive parkan parkojen
partitive parkaa parkoja
illative parkaan parkoihin
singular plural
nominative parka parkat
accusative nom.? parka parkat
gen. parkan
genitive parkan parkojen
parkainrare
partitive parkaa parkoja
inessive parkassa parkoissa
elative parkasta parkoista
illative parkaan parkoihin
adessive parkalla parkoilla
ablative parkalta parkoilta
allative parkalle parkoille
essive parkana parkoina
translative parkaksi parkoiksi
instructive parkoin
abessive parkatta parkoitta
comitative parkoineen

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

parka m

  1. genitive singular form of parks

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

parka

  1. genitive singular of park
  2. nominative dual of park
  3. accusative dual of park