sika

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See also: sīka, sīkā, and siką́

English[edit]

A Formosan sika

Etymology 1[edit]

From Japanese 鹿 (shika, deer)

Noun[edit]

sika (plural sikas or sika)

  1. Cervus nippon, a deer found in the forests of East Asia
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

sika (plural sikas or sika)

  1. A traditional Bangladeshi hanging basket
    • 2003, Sirajul Islam, Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh[1], volume 7, →ISBN, page 207:
      In the past sikas were made within the family and its purchase and sale was not so noticeable.
Usage notes[edit]
  • Often italicized as a foreign borrowing.

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsika/
  • Hyphenation: si‧ka
  • Rhymes: -ika

Adjective[edit]

sika (accusative singular sikan, plural sikaj, accusative plural sikajn)

  1. Sikh

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *cika. Cognate with Estonian siga, Livonian sigā, Võro tsiga.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsikɑ/, [ˈs̠ikɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ikɑ
  • Hyphenation: si‧ka

Noun[edit]

sika

  1. pig
  2. Person who allegedly behaves like a pig
  3. (derogatory, slang) A police officer

Declension[edit]

Inflection of sika (Kotus type 9/kala, k- gradation)
nominative sika siat
genitive sian sikojen
partitive sikaa sikoja
illative sikaan sikoihin
singular plural
nominative sika siat
accusative nom. sika siat
gen. sian
genitive sian sikojen
sikainrare
partitive sikaa sikoja
inessive siassa sioissa
elative siasta sioista
illative sikaan sikoihin
adessive sialla sioilla
ablative sialta sioilta
allative sialle sioille
essive sikana sikoina
translative siaksi sioiksi
instructive sioin
abessive siatta sioitta
comitative sikoineen

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Adverb[edit]

sika

  1. (slang) extremely, totally, very, really (used as an intensifier in compound terms)
    Se on sikahyvä.That's awesome.

Anagrams[edit]


Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Esperanto sekaFrench secItalian seccoSpanish seco, ultimately from Latin siccus, from Proto-Indo-European *seyk-. The initial e was changed to i so not to interfere with sekar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sika

  1. dry (not wet)
    Antonyms: aquoza, humida

Ilocano[edit]

Noun[edit]

sika

  1. dysentery

Pronoun[edit]

siká

  1. you (singular, informal)

Ingrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

sika

  1. pig

Lingala[edit]

Adverb[edit]

sika

  1. now, current

Miskito[edit]

Noun[edit]

sika

  1. medicine

Polish[edit]

Verb[edit]

sika

  1. third-person singular present of sikać

Votic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *cika. Cognate with Finnish sika, Estonian siga, Võro tsiga.

Noun[edit]

sika (genitive sigaa, partitive [please provide])

  1. pig

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

References[edit]

  • "sika" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat

Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

-sika?

  1. (transitive) to cut

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

-síka

  1. (transitive) to cut
  2. (transitive) to imitate, to mimic
    Synonym: -lingisa

Inflection[edit]

Tone H
Infinitive ukusika
Positive Negative
Infinitive ukusika ukungasiki
Imperative
Simple + object concord
Singular sika -sike
Plural sikani -sikeni
Present
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyasika, ngisika engisikayo, engisika ngisika angisiki engingasiki ngingasiki
2nd singular uyasika, usika osikayo, osika usika awusiki ongasiki ungasiki
1st plural siyasika, sisika esisikayo, esisika sisika asisiki esingasiki singasiki
2nd plural niyasika, nisika enisikayo, enisika nisika anisiki eningasiki ningasiki
Class 1 uyasika, usika osikayo, osika esika akasiki ongasiki engasiki
Class 2 bayasika, basika abasikayo, abasika besika abasiki abangasiki bengasiki
Class 3 uyasika, usika osikayo, osika usika awusiki ongasiki ungasiki
Class 4 iyasika, isika esikayo, esika isika ayisiki engasiki ingasiki
Class 5 liyasika, lisika elisikayo, elisika lisika alisiki elingasiki lingasiki
Class 6 ayasika, asika asikayo, asika esika awasiki angasiki engasiki
Class 7 siyasika, sisika esisikayo, esisika sisika asisiki esingasiki singasiki
Class 8 ziyasika, zisika ezisikayo, ezisika zisika azisiki ezingasiki zingasiki
Class 9 iyasika, isika esikayo, esika isika ayisiki engasiki ingasiki
Class 10 ziyasika, zisika ezisikayo, ezisika zisika azisiki ezingasiki zingasiki
Class 11 luyasika, lusika olusikayo, olusika lusika alusiki olungasiki lungasiki
Class 14 buyasika, busika obusikayo, obusika busika abusiki obungasiki bungasiki
Class 15 kuyasika, kusika okusikayo, okusika kusika akusiki okungasiki kungasiki
Class 17 kuyasika, kusika okusikayo, okusika kusika akusiki okungasiki kungasiki
Recent past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngisikile, ngisikē engisikile, engisikē ngisikile, ngisikē angisikanga engingasikanga ngingasikanga
2nd singular usikile, usikē osikile, osikē usikile, usikē awusikanga ongasikanga ungasikanga
1st plural sisikile, sisikē esisikile, esisikē sisikile, sisikē asisikanga esingasikanga singasikanga
2nd plural nisikile, nisikē enisikile, enisikē nisikile, nisikē anisikanga eningasikanga ningasikanga
Class 1 usikile, usikē osikile, osikē esikile, esikē akasikanga ongasikanga engasikanga
Class 2 basikile, basikē abasikile, abasikē besikile, besikē abasikanga abangasikanga bengasikanga
Class 3 usikile, usikē osikile, osikē usikile, usikē awusikanga ongasikanga ungasikanga
Class 4 isikile, isikē esikile, esikē isikile, isikē ayisikanga engasikanga ingasikanga
Class 5 lisikile, lisikē elisikile, elisikē lisikile, lisikē alisikanga elingasikanga lingasikanga
Class 6 asikile, asikē asikile, asikē esikile, esikē awasikanga angasikanga engasikanga
Class 7 sisikile, sisikē esisikile, esisikē sisikile, sisikē asisikanga esingasikanga singasikanga
Class 8 zisikile, zisikē ezisikile, ezisikē zisikile, zisikē azisikanga ezingasikanga zingasikanga
Class 9 isikile, isikē esikile, esikē isikile, isikē ayisikanga engasikanga ingasikanga
Class 10 zisikile, zisikē ezisikile, ezisikē zisikile, zisikē azisikanga ezingasikanga zingasikanga
Class 11 lusikile, lusikē olusikile, olusikē lusikile, lusikē alusikanga olungasikanga lungasikanga
Class 14 busikile, busikē obusikile, obusikē busikile, busikē abusikanga obungasikanga bungasikanga
Class 15 kusikile, kusikē okusikile, okusikē kusikile, kusikē akusikanga okungasikanga kungasikanga
Class 17 kusikile, kusikē okusikile, okusikē kusikile, kusikē akusikanga okungasikanga kungasikanga
Remote past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngāsika engāsika ngāsika angisikanga engingasikanga ngingasikanga
2nd singular wāsika owāsika wāsika awusikanga ongasikanga ungasikanga
1st plural sāsika esāsika sāsika asisikanga esingasikanga singasikanga
2nd plural nāsika enāsika nāsika anisikanga eningasikanga ningasikanga
Class 1 wāsika owāsika āsika akasikanga ongasikanga engasikanga
Class 2 bāsika abāsika bāsika abasikanga abangasikanga bengasikanga
Class 3 wāsika owāsika wāsika awusikanga ongasikanga ungasikanga
Class 4 yāsika eyāsika yāsika ayisikanga engasikanga ingasikanga
Class 5 lāsika elāsika lāsika alisikanga elingasikanga lingasikanga
Class 6 āsika āsika āsika awasikanga angasikanga engasikanga
Class 7 sāsika esāsika sāsika asisikanga esingasikanga singasikanga
Class 8 zāsika ezāsika zāsika azisikanga ezingasikanga zingasikanga
Class 9 yāsika eyāsika yāsika ayisikanga engasikanga ingasikanga
Class 10 zāsika ezāsika zāsika azisikanga ezingasikanga zingasikanga
Class 11 lwāsika olwāsika lwāsika alusikanga olungasikanga lungasikanga
Class 14 bāsika obāsika bāsika abusikanga obungasikanga bungasikanga
Class 15 kwāsika okwāsika kwāsika akusikanga okungasikanga kungasikanga
Class 17 kwāsika okwāsika kwāsika akusikanga okungasikanga kungasikanga
Potential
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngingasika ngingasika ngingesike ngingesike
2nd singular ungasika ungasika ungesike ungesike
1st plural singasika singasika singesike singesike
2nd plural ningasika ningasika ningesike ningesike
Class 1 angasika engasika angesike engesike
Class 2 bangasika bengasika bangesike bengesike
Class 3 ungasika ungasika ungesike ungesike
Class 4 ingasika ingasika ingesike ingesike
Class 5 lingasika lingasika lingesike lingesike
Class 6 angasika engasika angesike engesike
Class 7 singasika singasika singesike singesike
Class 8 zingasika zingasika zingesike zingesike
Class 9 ingasika ingasika ingesike ingesike
Class 10 zingasika zingasika zingesike zingesike
Class 11 lungasika lungasika lungesike lungesike
Class 14 bungasika bungasika bungesike bungesike
Class 15 kungasika kungasika kungesike kungesike
Class 17 kungasika kungasika kungesike kungesike
Immediate future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngizosika engizosika ngizosika angizusika engingezusika ngingezusika
2nd singular uzosika ozosika uzosika awuzusika ongezusika ungezusika
1st plural sizosika esizosika sizosika asizusika esingezusika singezusika
2nd plural nizosika enizosika nizosika anizusika eningezusika ningezusika
Class 1 uzosika ozosika ezosika akazusika ongezusika engezusika
Class 2 bazosika abazosika bezosika abazusika abangezusika bengezusika
Class 3 uzosika ozosika uzosika awuzusika ongezusika ungezusika
Class 4 izosika ezosika izosika ayizusika engezusika ingezusika
Class 5 lizosika elizosika lizosika alizusika elingezusika lingezusika
Class 6 azosika azosika ezosika awazusika angezusika engezusika
Class 7 sizosika esizosika sizosika asizusika esingezusika singezusika
Class 8 zizosika ezizosika zizosika azizusika ezingezusika zingezusika
Class 9 izosika ezosika izosika ayizusika engezusika ingezusika
Class 10 zizosika ezizosika zizosika azizusika ezingezusika zingezusika
Class 11 luzosika oluzosika luzosika aluzusika olungezusika lungezusika
Class 14 buzosika obuzosika buzosika abuzusika obungezusika bungezusika
Class 15 kuzosika okuzosika kuzosika akuzusika okungezusika kungezusika
Class 17 kuzosika okuzosika kuzosika akuzusika okungezusika kungezusika
Remote future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyosika engiyosika ngiyosika angiyusika engingeyusika ngingeyusika
2nd singular uyosika oyosika uyosika awuyusika ongeyusika ungeyusika
1st plural siyosika esiyosika siyosika asiyusika esingeyusika singeyusika
2nd plural niyosika eniyosika niyosika aniyusika eningeyusika ningeyusika
Class 1 uyosika oyosika eyosika akayusika ongeyusika engeyusika
Class 2 bayosika abayosika beyosika abayusika abangeyusika bengeyusika
Class 3 uyosika oyosika uyosika awuyusika ongeyusika ungeyusika
Class 4 iyosika eyosika iyosika ayiyusika engeyusika ingeyusika
Class 5 liyosika eliyosika liyosika aliyusika elingeyusika lingeyusika
Class 6 ayosika ayosika eyosika awayusika angeyusika engeyusika
Class 7 siyosika esiyosika siyosika asiyusika esingeyusika singeyusika
Class 8 ziyosika eziyosika ziyosika aziyusika ezingeyusika zingeyusika
Class 9 iyosika eyosika iyosika ayiyusika engeyusika ingeyusika
Class 10 ziyosika eziyosika ziyosika aziyusika ezingeyusika zingeyusika
Class 11 luyosika oluyosika luyosika aluyusika olungeyusika lungeyusika
Class 14 buyosika obuyosika buyosika abuyusika obungeyusika bungeyusika
Class 15 kuyosika okuyosika kuyosika akuyusika okungeyusika kungeyusika
Class 17 kuyosika okuyosika kuyosika akuyusika okungeyusika kungeyusika
Present subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngisike ngingasiki
2nd singular usike ungasiki
1st plural sisike singasiki
2nd plural nisike ningasiki
Class 1 asike angasiki
Class 2 basike bangasiki
Class 3 usike ungasiki
Class 4 isike ingasiki
Class 5 lisike lingasiki
Class 6 asike angasiki
Class 7 sisike singasiki
Class 8 zisike zingasiki
Class 9 isike ingasiki
Class 10 zisike zingasiki
Class 11 lusike lungasiki
Class 14 busike bungasiki
Class 15 kusike kungasiki
Class 17 kusike kungasiki
Past subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngasika ngangasika, angasika, angangasika
2nd singular wasika wangasika, awasika, awangasika
1st plural sasika sangasika, asasika, asangasika
2nd plural nasika nangasika, anasika, anangasika
Class 1 wasika wangasika, akasika, akangasika
Class 2 basika bangasika, abasika, abangasika
Class 3 wasika wangasika, awasika, awangasika
Class 4 yasika yangasika, ayasika, ayangasika
Class 5 lasika langasika, alasika, alangasika
Class 6 asika angasika, awasika, awangasika
Class 7 sasika sangasika, asasika, asangasika
Class 8 zasika zangasika, azasika, azangasika
Class 9 yasika yangasika, ayasika, ayangasika
Class 10 zasika zangasika, azasika, azangasika
Class 11 lwasika lwangasika, alwasika, alwangasika
Class 14 basika bangasika, abasika, abangasika
Class 15 kwasika kwangasika, akwasika, akwangasika
Class 17 kwasika kwangasika, akwasika, akwangasika

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