Hawaiian edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

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

Verb edit

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

Etymology 2 edit

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

Noun edit

  1. container
  2. hanger
Derived terms edit

Preposition edit

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

Etymology 3 edit

Noun edit

  1. czar

Japanese edit

Romanization edit

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

Khiamniungan Naga edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /kɑ³³/
  • (file)

Verb edit

  1. (Patsho) carry
    Jujie liangkü nongni jam le lü ka va.
    Please carry home this.

Latvian edit

Etymology 1 edit

Pronunciation edit

(file)

Adverb edit

  1. as soon as

Conjunction edit

  1. as
  2. since

Particle edit

  1. as
  2. like

Etymology 2 edit

Pronunciation edit

(file)

Pronoun edit

  1. genitive of kas

Etymology 3 edit

Pronunciation edit

(file)

Noun edit

 m (invariable)

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

See also edit

Mandarin edit

Alternative forms edit

  • kanonstandard

Romanization edit

(ka1, Zhuyin ㄎㄚ)

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

Maori edit

Etymology 1 edit

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

Verb edit

  1. to burn
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Verb edit

  1. to screech
Derived terms edit

Min Nan edit

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

Pali edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronoun edit

 f

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

Usage notes edit

The pronoun may function as an interrogative adjective.

Declension edit

Rapa Nui edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaː/
  • Hyphenation:

Verb edit

  1. (transitive) to kindle

References edit

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

Tocharian B edit

Adverb edit

  1. why? (interrogative)

Tongan edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

  1. car

Zacatepec Chatino edit

Numeral edit

  1. nine