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 sika or sikas)

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

This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

sika ‎(plural sika or sikas)

  1. (often italicized) A traditional Bangladeshi hanging basket
    • 2003, Sirajul Islam, Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh[1], volume 7, ISBN 9843205820, page 207:
      In the past sikas were made within the family and its purchase and sale was not so noticeable.

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Esperanto[edit]

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, Võro tsiga.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

sika

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

Adverb[edit]

sika

  1. (slang, colloquial) Used as a bound part of a compound for adjectives signifying extremely or totally as in sikahyvä ("pig" + "good")
    Se on sikahyvä.
    That's awesome.

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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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto seka, French sec, Italian secco, Spanish seco, ultimately from Latin siccus, from Proto-Indo-European *seyk-. The initial e was changed to i so not to interfere with sekar.

Adjective[edit]

sika

  1. dry (not wet)

Ilocano[edit]

Noun[edit]

sika

  1. dysentery

Pronoun[edit]

siká

  1. you (singular, informal)

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

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.

References[edit]

  • "sika" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat

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Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

-sika

  1. (transitive) to cut
  2. (transitive) to imitate, to mimic

Inflection[edit]

Tone class H
Infinitive ukusika
Imperative Imperative
+ object prefix
Singular sika sike
Plural sikani sikeni
Present Participial Subjunctive
1st singular ngiyasika, ngisika ngisika ngisike
2nd singular uyasika, usika usika usike
1st plural siyasika, sisika sisika sisike
2nd plural niyasika, nisika nisika nisike
Class 1 uyasika, usika esika asike
Class 2 bayasika, basika besika basike
Class 3 uyasika, usika usika usike
Class 4 iyasika, isika isika isike
Class 5 liyasika, lisika lisika lisike
Class 6 ayasika, asika esika asike
Class 7 siyasika, sisika sisika sisike
Class 8 ziyasika, zisika zisika zisike
Class 9 iyasika, isika isika isike
Class 10 ziyasika, zisika zisika zisike
Class 11 luyasika, lusika lusika lusike
Class 14 buyasika, busika busika busike
Class 15 kuyasika, kusika kusika kusike
Class 17 kuyasika, kusika kusika kusike
Recent past Recent past
continuous
1st singular ngisikile, ngisikē bengisika
2nd singular usikile, usikē ubesika
1st plural sisikile, sisikē sibesika
2nd plural nisikile, nisikē nibesika
Class 1 usikile, usikē ubesika
Class 2 basikile, basikē bebesika
Class 3 usikile, usikē bewusika
Class 4 isikile, isikē beyisika
Class 5 lisikile, lisikē belisika
Class 6 asikile, asikē abesika
Class 7 sisikile, sisikē besisika
Class 8 zisikile, zisikē bezisika
Class 9 isikile, isikē beyisika
Class 10 zisikile, zisikē bezisika
Class 11 lusikile, lusikē belusika
Class 14 busikile, busikē bebusika
Class 15 kusikile, kusikē bekusika
Class 17 kusikile, kusikē bekusika
Remote past Remote past
continuous
1st singular ngāsika ngangisika
2nd singular wāsika wawusika
1st plural sāsika sasisika
2nd plural nāsika nanisika
Class 1 wāsika wayesika
Class 2 bāsika babesika
Class 3 wāsika wawusika
Class 4 yāsika yayisika
Class 5 lāsika lalisika
Class 6 āsika ayesika
Class 7 sāsika sasisika
Class 8 zāsika zazisika
Class 9 yāsika yayisika
Class 10 zāsika zazisika
Class 11 lwāsika lwalusika
Class 14 bāsika babusika
Class 15 kwāsika kwakusika
Class 17 kwāsika kwakusika
Future
1st singular ngizosika
2nd singular uzosika
1st plural sizosika
2nd plural nizosika
Class 1 uzosika
Class 2 bazosika
Class 3 uzosika
Class 4 izosika
Class 5 lizosika
Class 6 azosika
Class 7 sizosika
Class 8 zizosika
Class 9 izosika
Class 10 zizosika
Class 11 luzosika
Class 14 buzosika
Class 15 kuzosika
Class 17 kuzosika

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(imitate):