tuka

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See also: tuką

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Philippine *tukaq.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: tu‧ka
  • IPA(key): /tuˈkaʔ/

Noun[edit]

tukâ

  1. beak, bill (of a bird)
  2. peck
  3. snakebite
    Synonyms: singot, simot

Derived terms[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Philippine *tukaq.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: tu‧ka
  • IPA(key): /tuˈkaʔ/, [t̪ʊˈkaʔ]

Verb[edit]

tuka

  1. to peck, to strike or pierce with the beak or bill

Coatepec Nahuatl[edit]

Noun[edit]

tuka

  1. name.

Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

tuka

  1. genitive singular of tukk

Northern Sotho[edit]

Verb[edit]

tuka

  1. to cremate

Pangasinan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately borrowed from Sanskrit चुक्रा (cukrā, tamarind tree), possibly through Malay cuka (soured wine, vinegar). Cognate with Bikol Central suka, Cebuano suka, Ilocano suka, Maranao soka', Tagalog suka, and Tausug suka.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tuˈka/, [tʊˈka]

Noun[edit]

tuká

  1. vinegar

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtu.ka/
  • Rhymes: -uka
  • Syllabification: tu‧ka

Noun[edit]

tuka f

  1. a type of fishing net

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • tuka in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • tuka in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tûka/
  • Hyphenation: tu‧ka

Noun[edit]

tȕka f (Cyrillic spelling ту̏ка)

  1. turkey (female)
  2. (derogatory) foolish or stupid woman

Declension[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • tuka” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Sotho[edit]

Verb[edit]

tuka

  1. to burn

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Philippine *tukaq. Compare Abenlen Ayta tuka and Bikol Central toka.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: tu‧ka
  • IPA(key): /tuˈkaʔ/, [tʊˈxaʔ]

Noun[edit]

tukâ

  1. beak; bill (of a bird)
  2. peck; stroke (of a beak or bill of a bird)
    Synonyms: pagtuka, tuktok, pagtuktok
  3. mark made by such a peck or stroke
  4. feeding time for fowls (in pecking seeds, grain, etc.)
    Synonym: pagpapatuka
  5. sudden bite (of a snake, etc.)
    Synonym: tuklaw
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See toka.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: tu‧ka
  • IPA(key): /ˈtuka/, [ˈtu.xɐ]

Noun[edit]

tuka

  1. Alternative form of toka

Tiruray[edit]

Noun[edit]

tuka

  1. peninsula

West Makian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely from Malay tukar, from Portuguese trocar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tuka

  1. (transitive) to change
    ituka mefiit's shedding its skin (of a snake)

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of tuka (action verb)
singular plural
inclusive exclusive
1st person totuka motuka atuka
2nd person notuka fotuka
3rd person inanimate ituka dotuka
animate
imperative nutuka, tuka futuka, tuka

References[edit]

  • James Collins (1982) Further Notes Towards a West Makian Vocabulary[1], Pacific linguistics

Yoruba[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

túká

  1. (splitting verb, transitive, intransitive) to disperse, to dissolve
  2. (splitting verb, ergative) to scatter
  3. (splitting verb, with ojú) to be cheerful, to cheer up
    Synonym: tújúká

Derived terms[edit]