Basque edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): (Navarro-Lapurdian) /hika/ [hi.ka]
  • IPA(key): (Southern) /ika/ [i.ka]
  • Rhymes: -ika
  • Hyphenation: hi‧ka

Etymology 1 edit

Unknown.

Noun edit

hika inan

  1. muddy area, mire
    Synonym: lokatz
Declension edit

Etymology 2 edit

From hi (you, informal second person singular pronoun) +‎ -ka.

Noun edit

hika inan

  1. a mode of address using the pronoun hi
    Synonym: hitano
Usage notes edit

This mode of address is primarily used between children, siblings, and people who have been friends since childhood. When addressing someone using this pronoun, all verb forms must be in allocutive agreement. For examples see hi.

Declension edit
Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

  • "hika" in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], euskaltzaindia.eus
  • hika” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], euskaltzaindia.eus

Chickasaw edit

 
A bilingual stop sign.

Etymology edit

From the same root as hili, suffixed with -ka.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

hika

  1. (active voice, intransitive) to stop, to cease, to halt
  2. (active voice, intransitive) to stand up, to rise (punctually)
  3. (active voice, transitive, nominal object) to stop in, to stop at

Inflection edit

Derived terms edit

Interjection edit

hika

  1. whoa

Icelandic edit

Etymology edit

Related to huka (to cower, squat), hokra (to creep), all from Old Norse haukr.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

hika (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative hikaði, supine hikað)

  1. to hesitate

Conjugation edit

References edit

  • Vol. 17, No. 1, Language Dissertation No. 32: Germanic-Balto-Slavic Etyma (Jan. - Mar., 1941), pp. 5-63

Japanese edit

Romanization edit

hika

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ひか

Tagalog edit

Etymology 1 edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

hikà (Baybayin spelling ᜑᜒᜃ)

  1. asthma
    Synonyms: asma, hapo
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Contraction of halika.

Pronunciation edit

Interjection edit

hika (Baybayin spelling ᜑᜒᜃ)

  1. Alternative form of halika