tiki

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English[edit]

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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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tiki (plural tikis)

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

Derived terms[edit]


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

Hiligaynon[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tikˈkiʔ/, /tikˈkɛʔ/

Noun[edit]

tiki

  1. common house gecko

Maori[edit]

Noun[edit]

tiki

  1. Figurine.

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English stick.

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]

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