See also: Chaka

ChichewaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀jákà.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chaká class 7 (plural zaká class 8)

  1. year

QuechuaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

chaka

  1. bridge
  2. cross, especially the Andean cross

DeclensionEdit


SwahiliEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

chaka (ma class, plural machaka)

  1. shrubland (land that is covered mostly with shrubs)

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

chaka (ki-vi class, plural vyaka)

  1. summer (season)
    Synonym: kiangazi

See alsoEdit

Seasons in Swahili · misimu (layout · text)
bamvua (spring), masika, bubujiko kiangazi (summer), chaka vuli (autumn), demani kipupwe (winter), baridi

Note that there isn't a one-to-one mapping between seasons at the equator, where Swahili is commonly spoken, and seasons elsewhere. See equatorial seasons and climate for more details.


SwaziEdit

VerbEdit

-chaka

  1. to be poor

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


TagalogEdit

AdjectiveEdit

This is a slang term which came from the TV fictional character chaka doll in GMA 7.

chaka

  1. (informal) ugly

Derived termsEdit