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parka

See also: Parka, párka, and parkā

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EtymologyEdit

Via Aleut parka from Russian парка (párka).

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NounEdit

parka (plural parkas)

  1. A long jacket with a hood which protects the wearer against rain and wind.
    • 2002 3 January, James Meek, London Review of Books: 
      Basir tended to wear a beige suede parka over his shalwar kameez.

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AleutEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Russian парка (párka).

NounEdit

parka

  1. parka, coat

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Unknown. The original sense, retained in dialects, is "a rag, swaddling clothes" and it is possible this is an old cognate of the international parka meaning "jacket" (which is known widely across northern Russia), as a loan or even by inheritance from Proto-Uralic.

NounEdit

parka

  1. poor, someone pitiful
    poikaparka (poor boy)
    Voi parkaa! (Poor thing!)
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NounEdit

parka

  1. parka
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LatvianEdit

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parka m

  1. genitive singular form of parks

Lower SorbianEdit

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parka

  1. genitive singular of park
  2. nominative dual of park
  3. accusative dual of park