tiki

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English[edit]

Modern male tiki, located at the entry of the Papuakeikaha Arboretum, island of Ua Huka, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Maori tiki (figurine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tiki (plural tikis)

  1. Carved talisman in humanoid form, common to the cultures of the Pacific Ocean.

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Further reading[edit]


Asi[edit]

Noun[edit]

tiki

  1. house lizard

Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ti‧ki

Noun[edit]

tiki

  1. the common house gecko (Hemidactylus frenatus)
  2. (by extension) a gecko; any lizard of the family Gekkonidae

Chuukese[edit]

Verb[edit]

tiki

  1. (transitive) to poke, to press
  2. to put a dot on

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tiko +‎ -i.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtiki]
  • Rhymes: -iki
  • Hyphenation: ti‧ki

Verb[edit]

tiki (present tikas, past tikis, future tikos, conditional tikus, volitive tiku)

  1. to tic

Hiligaynon[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tikˈkiʔ/, /tikˈkɛʔ/

Noun[edit]

tiki

  1. common house gecko

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

tiki

  1. Figurine.

Descendants[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

tiki f

  1. (non-standard since 2012) definite singular of tik

Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch een tikje.

Pronoun[edit]

tiki

  1. few
  2. a bit

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English stick.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tiki

  1. stick, rod

Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English tickey.

Noun[edit]

tíki class 1a (plural bótíki class 2a)

  1. tickey

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Ternate[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tiki

  1. (transitive) to cane someone

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of tiki
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st totiki fotiki mitiki
2nd notiki nitiki
3rd Masculine otiki itiki, yotiki
Feminine motiki
Neuter itiki
- archaic

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Yámana[edit]

Noun[edit]

tiki

  1. see