See also: Burka, búrka, and burką

EnglishEdit

 
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the head and upper torso portions of a burqa

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hindi बुरक़ा (burqā) / Urdu برقع(burqā), from Persian برقع(borqa'), from Arabic بُرْقُع(burquʿ).

PronunciationEdit

 
a Caucasian burka on display beside a papakhi

NounEdit

burka (plural burkas)

  1. An Islamic garment that covers the whole body, which has a net screen covering the eyes so they cannot be seen, and is worn by women (also spelled burqa).
  2. A dress made from felt or karakul (the short curly fur of young lambs of the breed of that name), traditionally worn by men of the Caucasus region.

SynonymsEdit

TranslationsEdit


CzechEdit

NounEdit

burka f

  1. burka (female garment that covers the whole body)

Further readingEdit


DarkinjungEdit

NounEdit

burka

  1. long-nosed bandicoot

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

burka

  1. burka (female garment)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of burka (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative burka burkat
genitive burkan burkien
partitive burkaa burkia
illative burkaan burkiin
singular plural
nominative burka burkat
accusative nom. burka burkat
gen. burkan
genitive burkan burkien
burkainrare
partitive burkaa burkia
inessive burkassa burkissa
elative burkasta burkista
illative burkaan burkiin
adessive burkalla burkilla
ablative burkalta burkilta
allative burkalle burkille
essive burkana burkina
translative burkaksi burkiksi
instructive burkin
abessive burkatta burkitta
comitative burkineen
Possessive forms of burka (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person burkani burkamme
2nd person burkasi burkanne
3rd person burkansa

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ ˈburkɒ]
  • Hyphenation: bur‧ka
  • Rhymes: -kɒ

Etymology 1Edit

Possibly from Turkish bürük.

NounEdit

burka (plural burkák)

  1. burka, burqa (female garment)
DeclensionEdit
Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative burka burkák
accusative burkát burkákat
dative burkának burkáknak
instrumental burkával burkákkal
causal-final burkáért burkákért
translative burkává burkákká
terminative burkáig burkákig
essive-formal burkaként burkákként
essive-modal
inessive burkában burkákban
superessive burkán burkákon
adessive burkánál burkáknál
illative burkába burkákba
sublative burkára burkákra
allative burkához burkákhoz
elative burkából burkákból
delative burkáról burkákról
ablative burkától burkáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
burkáé burkáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
burkáéi burkákéi
Possessive forms of burka
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. burkám burkáim
2nd person sing. burkád burkáid
3rd person sing. burkája burkái
1st person plural burkánk burkáink
2nd person plural burkátok burkáitok
3rd person plural burkájuk burkáik

Etymology 2Edit

burok +‎ -a (possessive suffix)

NounEdit

burka

  1. third-person singular single-possession possessive of burok
DeclensionEdit
Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative burka
accusative burkát
dative burkának
instrumental burkával
causal-final burkáért
translative burkává
terminative burkáig
essive-formal burkaként
essive-modal burkául
inessive burkában
superessive burkán
adessive burkánál
illative burkába
sublative burkára
allative burkához
elative burkából
delative burkáról
ablative burkától
non-attributive
possessive - singular
burkáé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
burkáéi

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Urdu or Persian, from Arabic بُرْقُع(burquʿ, veil).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

burka m (definite singular burkaen, indefinite plural burkaer, definite plural burkaene)

  1. a burka

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Urdu or Persian, from Arabic بُرْقُع(burquʿ, veil).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

burka m (definite singular burkaen, indefinite plural burkaer or burkaar, definite plural burkaene or burkaane)

  1. a burka

ReferencesEdit


PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Turkish bürük.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

burka f

  1. burka

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • burka in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

burka f (plural burkas)

  1. Alternative spelling of burca

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bȗrka f (Cyrillic spelling бу̑рка)

  1. burka, burqa (female garment that covers the whole body)
  2. burka (male garment from the Caucasus)

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

NounEdit

burka m (plural burkas)

  1. burka or burqa

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

burka c

  1. a burka

Usage notesEdit

  • Compounds are formed with burka- including the a. Compounds with burk- are very rare. In terms of svensklärare/svenskalärare, this has been considered an abomination that only belongs in slang.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of burka 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative burka burkan burkor burkorna
Genitive burkas burkans burkors burkornas

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit


TurkishEdit

NounEdit

burka (definite accusative burkayı, plural burkalar)

  1. burqa
  2. burka