EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Maori haka.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

haka (plural haka)

  1. A traditional dance of New Zealand's Maori people.
    • 2011 October 23, Tom Fordyce, “2011 Rugby World Cup final: New Zealand 8-7 France”, BBC Sport:
      An already febrile atmosphere within the ground before the start had been stoked still further when France's players formed an arrow formation to face down the haka, and then advanced slowly over halfway as the capacity crowd roared.

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Germanic language, compare Haken.

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NounEdit

haka

  1. hook, clasp (type of fastener)
  2. corral (enclosure for livestock)

DeclensionEdit

AdverbEdit

haka

  1. olla haka jossakin: to be good at something

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IcelandicEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

haka f (genitive singular höku, nominative plural hökur)

  1. (anatomy) chin
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

haka (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative hakaði, supine hakað)

  1. to pick with a pickaxe
  2. to mark with a check mark (usually with the preposition við)
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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

haka

  1. rōmaji reading of はか

KashubianEdit

NounEdit

haka f

  1. hook

MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Oceanic *sanga (compare Fijian caga).

NounEdit

haka

  1. a war dance, a haka

Usage notesEdit

Used in the form haka-a.


NamaEdit

NumeralEdit

haka

  1. four

PolishEdit

NounEdit

haka m

  1. genitive singular of hak

Rapa NuiEdit

VerbEdit

haka

  1. to do

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SwedishEdit

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NounEdit

haka c

  1. chin, lower part of face

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

  • haka upp
  • haka fast
Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 03:45