polka

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Via French and German from Czech polka, variant of půlka (half) as in "half-step"; see půl (half).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

polka (plural polkas)

  1. A lively dance originating in Bohemia.
  2. The music for this dance.
  3. A polka jacket.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

polka (third-person singular simple present polkas, present participle polkaing, simple past and past participle polkaed)

  1. (intransitive) To dance the polka.

Anagrams[edit]


Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant of půlka (half) as in "half-step"; see půl (half).

Noun[edit]

polka f

  1. polka

Further reading[edit]

  • polka in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • polka in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Czech polka

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

polka f (plural polkas)

  1. polka (dance and music)

Further reading[edit]


Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French and Czech polka

Noun[edit]

polka f (plural polkas)

  1. (Jersey) polka (dance, music)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Via German Polka or French polka from Czech polka and půlka

Noun[edit]

polka m (definite singular polkaen, indefinite plural polkaer, definite plural polkaene)

  1. polka (dance and music)

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Via German Polka or French polka from Czech polka and půlka

Noun[edit]

polka m (definite singular polkaen, indefinite plural polkaer or polkaar, definite plural polkaene or polkaane)

  1. polka (dance and music)

References[edit]


Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French polka

Noun[edit]

polka f (plural polkas)

  1. polka (dance)

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Czech polka. Doublet of półka.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

polka f (diminutive poleczka)

  1. polka (dance)
  2. polka (music for this dance)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • polka in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • polka in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See polca

Noun[edit]

polka f (uncountable)

  1. polka