wika

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Old Saxon[edit]

Noun[edit]

wika f

  1. week

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit जिह्विका​ (jihvikā​), feminine of जिह्वक​ (jihvaka​, tongue), derived from जिह्वा (jihvā́, tongue), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ȷ́iȷ́ʰwáH, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s; undergoing semantic change (change in meaning; tongue > language). Doublet of lengguwahe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wika

  1. language
    Ang wika ng mga AmerikanoThe language of the Americans
    Ang wikang TagalogThe Tagalog language
    Synonym: salita
  2. utterance

Verb[edit]

wika (root word)

  1. to express verbally; to utter
    Synonym: bigkas

Derived terms[edit]