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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Swahili duka.

NounEdit

duka (plural dukas)

  1. (Kenya) A shop, store.
    • 2012, Aidan Hartley, ‘Life at One Remove’, Literary Review 404:
      This series [] was the only interesting reading material you could find on the half-empty shelves of Nairobi dukas that called themselves bookshops but mostly sold school texts and dust-coated magazines.

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CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: du‧ka

AdjectiveEdit

duka

  1. Tired; feeling the need for sleep.
  2. Inclined to drowse; heavy with sleepiness; lethargic; dozy.
  3. Disposing to sleep; lulling; soporific.

VerbEdit

duka

  1. To induce sleep; to make someone drowsy or lethargic.

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay duka, from Pali dukkha, from Sanskrit दुःख (duḥkha).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /du.ka/
  • Hyphenation: du‧ka

AdjectiveEdit

duka

  1. sad

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MalteseEdit

NounEdit

duka m (plural duki)

  1. duke

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ManchuEdit

RomanizationEdit

duka

  1. Romanization of ᡩ᠋ᡠ᠋ᡴᠠ

MwaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic دُكَّان(dukkān).

NounEdit

duka class 5 (plural maduka)

  1. (Nsimbwa) shop

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SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic دُكَّان(dukkān).

NounEdit

duka (ma class, plural maduka)

  1. shop (establishment that sells goods)

DescendantsEdit

  • Kikuyu: nduka

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

duk +‎ -a

VerbEdit

duka

  1. to set (a table; to arrange with dishes and cutlery)

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