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.

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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.

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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)

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French polka

Noun[edit]

polka f (plural polkas)

  1. polka (dance)

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Czech polka

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

polka f

  1. polka

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See polca

Noun[edit]

polka f (uncountable)

  1. polka