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]

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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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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.

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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)

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Noun[edit]

sika

  1. dysentery

Pronoun[edit]

siká

  1. you (singular, informal)

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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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  • "sika" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat

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Verb[edit]

-sika

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

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