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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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
Singular sika
Plural sikani
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, ngisike bengisika
2nd singular usikile, usike ubesika
1st plural sisikile, sisike sibesika
2nd plural nisikile, nisike nibesika
Class 1 usikile, usike ubesika
Class 2 basikile, basike bebesika
Class 3 usikile, usike bewusika
Class 4 isikile, isike beyisika
Class 5 lisikile, lisike belisika
Class 6 asikile, asike abesika
Class 7 sisikile, sisike besisika
Class 8 zisikile, zisike bezisika
Class 9 isikile, isike beyisika
Class 10 zisikile, zisike bezisika
Class 11 lusikile, lusike belusika
Class 14 busikile, busike bebusika
Class 15 kusikile, kusike bekusika
Class 17 kusikile, kusike bekusika
Remote past Remote past
continuous
1st singular ngasika ngangisika
2nd singular wasika wawusika
1st plural sasika sasisika
2nd plural nasika nanisika
Class 1 wasika wayesika
Class 2 basika babesika
Class 3 wasika wawusika
Class 4 yasika yayisika
Class 5 lasika lalisika
Class 6 asika ayesika
Class 7 sasika sasisika
Class 8 zasika zazisika
Class 9 yasika yayisika
Class 10 zasika zazisika
Class 11 lwasika lwalusika
Class 14 basika babusika
Class 15 kwasika kwakusika
Class 17 kwasika kwakusika
Future
1st singular ngizosika, ngosika
2nd singular uzosika, wosika
1st plural sizosika, sosika
2nd plural nizosika, nosika
Class 1 uzosika, wosika
Class 2 bazosika, bosika
Class 3 uzosika, wosika
Class 4 izosika, yosika
Class 5 lizosika, losika
Class 6 azosika, osika
Class 7 sizosika, sosika
Class 8 zizosika, zosika
Class 9 izosika, yosika
Class 10 zizosika, zosika
Class 11 luzosika, losika
Class 14 buzosika, bosika
Class 15 kuzosika, kosika
Class 17 kuzosika, kosika

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