HawaiianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *taa, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taRaq, from Proto-Austronesian *taRaq (hewing with an adze).

VerbEdit

  1. to strike, hit, thrust, dash, hurl (especially with a quick hard stroke)

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *taʻa, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taqan, from Proto-Austronesian *taqan (to hold back, keep in reserve).

NounEdit

  1. container
  2. hanger
Derived termsEdit

PrepositionEdit

  1. of, belonging to first part of possessive constructions, a-type
    kā lāua mau keiki their children
    kā Kimo kālā Kimo's money
See alsoEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

  1. czar

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かあ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of カー

LatvianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

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AdverbEdit

  1. as soon as

ConjunctionEdit

  1. as
  2. since

ParticleEdit

  1. as
  2. like

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

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PronounEdit

  1. genitive form of kas

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

 m (invariable)

  1. The Latvian name of the Latin script letter K/k.

See alsoEdit


MandarinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ka (nonstandard)

RomanizationEdit

(ka1, Zhuyin ㄎㄚ)

  1. Hanyu Pinyin reading of .
  2. Hanyu Pinyin reading of .
  3. Hanyu Pinyin reading of .

MaoriEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

  1. to burn
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

  1. to screech
Derived termsEdit

Min NanEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to bite; to snap at; to gnaw”).
(This character, , is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Synchronically, as 'thematic' feminine formed on masculine ka (who). This feminine formation goes back at least to Proto-Indo-Iranian *káH

PronounEdit

 f

  1. (interrogative) who
  2. (interrogative) what
  3. (interrogative) which

DeclensionEdit


Rapa NuiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *kaha (to burn). Cognates include Hawaiian ʻā and Maori .

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaː/
  • Hyphenation:

VerbEdit

  1. (transitive) to kindle

ReferencesEdit

  • Paulus Kieviet (2017) A grammar of Rapa Nui[1], Berlin: Language Science Press, →ISBN, page 29

Tocharian BEdit

AdverbEdit

  1. why? (interrogative)

TonganEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

  1. car

Zacatepec ChatinoEdit

NumeralEdit

  1. nine