vaka

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See also: väkä, vāka, and vākā

Esperanto[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vaka (accusative singular vakan, plural vakaj, accusative plural vakajn)

  1. vacant

Finnish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vaka (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) stable, steady, firm

Declension[edit]

  • Not declined.

Anagrams[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Old Norse.

Verb[edit]

vaka (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative vakti, supine vakað)

  1. to wake, be awake
Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

vaka f (genitive singular vöku, nominative plural vökur)

  1. an act of waking, being awake
  2. an evening gathering, wake, vigil
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

vaka f

  1. indefinite genitive plural of vök

Ladino[edit]

Noun[edit]

vaka f (Latin spelling)

  1. cow

Niuean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *waka.

Noun[edit]

vaka

  1. canoe

Derived terms[edit]


Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vaka, from Proto-Germanic *wakjaną.

Verb[edit]

vaka

  1. to be awake, to refrain from sleep
  2. to watch, to guard

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Paraguayan Guaraní[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish vaca, from Latin vacca.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vaka

  1. cow

Rapa Nui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *waka.

Noun[edit]

vaka

  1. canoe

Derived terms[edit]

Possibly vakavaka.


Rotuman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic (compare Proto-Polynesian *waka).

Noun[edit]

vaka

  1. canoe

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish vaka, from Old Norse vaka, from Proto-Germanic *wakjaną.

Verb[edit]

vaka (present vakar, preterite vakade, supine vakat, imperative vaka)

  1. to wake; to keep watch, such as over a corpse
Conjugation[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

vaka c

  1. a wake
Declension[edit]
Inflection of vaka 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vaka vakan vakor vakorna
Genitive vakas vakans vakors vakornas
Related terms[edit]

Tongan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *waka.

Noun[edit]

vaka

  1. waterborne vessel

Wallisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *waka.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

vaka

  1. canoe

Derived terms[edit]


Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vaka, from Proto-Germanic *wakjaną.

Verb[edit]

vaka (preterite vok or vaka, supine vaki or vaka, past participle vökkän)

  1. (neuter verb) to wake, to be awake

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