seka

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See also: seka-, sekä, and sęka

Chichewa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-cèka.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

-seka (infinitive kuséka)

  1. laugh

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French sec and Italian secco, both from Latin siccus, from Proto-Indo-European *seyk-. Indo-European cognates include Welsh sych, Russian сухо́й (suxój), Lithuanian sausas, Hindi सूखा (sūkhā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [ˈseka]
  • Rhymes: -eka
  • Hyphenation: se‧ka

Adjective[edit]

seka (accusative singular sekan, plural sekaj, accusative plural sekajn)

  1. dry

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • sekeco (dryness)
  • sekega (very dry)
  • seketa (slightly dry)
  • sekigi (to dry, transitive verb)
  • sekiĝi (to dry off, intransitive verb)

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Portuguese seca (drying), secar (to dry), from Old Portuguese, from Latin siccāre, present active infinitive of siccō, from siccus (dry), from Proto-Indo-European *seyk-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛka/
  • Hyphenation: sè‧ka

Verb[edit]

sèka (base-imperative seka, active menyeka, ordinary passive diseka)

  1. infinitive, imperative and colloquial of menyeka (to wipe)

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Balinese ᬲᭂᬓᬵ, ᬲᬓᬵ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /səˈka/
  • Hyphenation: sê‧ka

Noun[edit]

sêka (first-person possessive sekaku, second-person possessive sekamu, third-person possessive sekanya)

  1. (dialect) association

Further reading[edit]


Karao[edit]

Noun[edit]

seka

  1. fuzzy-haired caterpillar (with either red or black hairs)

Old Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *sōkijan, from Proto-Germanic *sōkijaną.

Verb[edit]

seka

  1. to seek

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Saterland Frisian: säike
  • West Frisian: sykje

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

seka m

  1. sprinkling

Declension[edit]

References[edit]


Phuthi[edit]

Verb[edit]

-séka

  1. to cut

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Rwanda-Rundi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-cèka.

Verb[edit]

-seka (infinitive guseka, perfective -setse)

  1. laugh, smile

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sèstra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sěːka/
  • Hyphenation: se‧ka

Noun[edit]

séka f (Cyrillic spelling се́ка)

  1. (informal) sis (an affectionate term for a sister or female cousin)

Descendants[edit]

  • Romanian: seca (regional)

References[edit]

  • seka” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Shona[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-cèka.

Verb[edit]

-seka (infinitive kuseka)

  1. laugh (at)

Tumbuka[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-cèka.

Verb[edit]

-seka (infinitive kuseka)

  1. laugh

Westrobothnian[edit]

Verb[edit]

seka

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To cut with blunt knife or other tool; cut gradually.
  2. To work slowly, be slow, sluggish in movement; postpone, delay; is said in general about everything that goes sluggishly.
    Han gekk å seka fot óm fot.
    He walked slowly, foot by foot.
    Hon seka å spann
    She spun slowly.
    Han seka å tåggä.
    He chewed slowly.
  3. To nag, early and often remind.

Related terms[edit]


Xhosa[edit]

Verb[edit]

-seka?

  1. (transitive) to establish

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.