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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Japanese みか (Mika).

Proper nounEdit

Mika

  1. A female given name originating from Japanese.

AnagramsEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Biblical Hebrew מִיכָה(mīḵāh), shortened form of מִיכַיְהוּ(mīḵāyᵊhū, who is like Yahweh).

Proper nounEdit

Mika m

  1. A male given name.

Usage notesEdit

Patronymics

  • son of Mika: Mikason
  • daughter of Mika: Mikadóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Mika
Accusative Mika
Dative Mika
Genitive Mika

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

20th century short form of Mikael (Michael).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmikɑ/, [ˈmikɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ikɑ
  • Hyphenation: Mi‧ka

Proper nounEdit

Mika

  1. A male given name.
    Mika Waltari (1908-1979) oli suomalainen kirjailija.
    Mika Waltari was a Finnish writer.
    • 2013 Minna Lindgren, Kuolema Ehtoolehdossa, Teos, →ISBN, page 89:
      Mies sanoi olevansa Mika, ja se kuulosti samalla tavalla kirveeniskulta kuin Pasi ja Tero.

Usage notesEdit

Popular in the 1960s and 1970s. The most common first name of men born in Finland in 1967 - 1973.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Mika (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Mika Mikat
genitive Mikan Mikojen
partitive Mikaa Mikoja
illative Mikaan Mikoihin
singular plural
nominative Mika Mikat
accusative nom. Mika Mikat
gen. Mikan
genitive Mikan Mikojen
Mikainrare
partitive Mikaa Mikoja
inessive Mikassa Mikoissa
elative Mikasta Mikoista
illative Mikaan Mikoihin
adessive Mikalla Mikoilla
ablative Mikalta Mikoilta
allative Mikalle Mikoille
essive Mikana Mikoina
translative Mikaksi Mikoiksi
instructive Mikoin
abessive Mikatta Mikoitta
comitative Mikoineen

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Japanese みか (Mika).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Mika ?

  1. A female given name originating from Japanese

GreenlandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Short form of Mikaali.

Proper nounEdit

Mika

  1. A male given name originating from Danish, equivalent to English Michael.

Usage notesEdit

  • Same spelling in the old and new orthography.

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Nuka Møller: Kalaallit aqqi (Greenlandic personal names), Oqaasileriffik 2015, →ISBN
  • [1] Danskernes navne 2005, including the residents of Greenland

HawaiianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmi.ka/, [ˈmikə]

Proper nounEdit

Mika

  1. (biblical) Micah
  2. A male given name originating from the Bible.

ReferencesEdit

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 183
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Mika occurs in 19th-century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 1 woman and 3 men.

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

Mika

  1. Rōmaji transcription of みか

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Japanese みか (Mika).

Proper nounEdit

Mika f

  1. A female given name originating from Japanese

SwahiliEdit

Proper nounEdit

Mika

  1. (biblical) Micah (book of the Old Testament of the Bible)

See alsoEdit