See also: kAkA, káka, kakā, kāka, käka, kaķa, and kākā

English

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Maori kākā.

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Noun

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kaka (plural kakas)

  1. Any of four taxa of birds in the genus Nestor in the parrot family confined to New Zealand and adjacent islands.

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Amis

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Etymology

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From Proto-Austronesian *kaka.

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kaka

  1. elder brother
  2. elder sister

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Basque

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Spanish caca.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /kaka/ [ka.ka]
  • Rhymes: -aka
  • Hyphenation: ka‧ka

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kaka inan

  1. excrement

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Further reading

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  • kaka”, in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], Euskaltzaindia
  • kaka”, in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], Euskaltzaindia, 1987–2005

Brunei Malay

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Etymology

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Cognate with Malay kakak.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /kaka/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧ka

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kaka

  1. older sister

Cebuano

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Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: ka‧ka

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kaka

  1. a spider; any of various eight-legged, predatory arthropods, of the order Araneae, most of which spin webs to catch prey
    Synonyms: damang, tambayawan
  2. tar; a solid residual byproduct of tobacco smoke
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Chuukese

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Adjective

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kaka

  1. thirsty

Dutch

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English kaka, from Maori kākā.

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kaka m (plural kaka's, diminutive kakaatje n)

  1. The kaka, Nestor meridionalis

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Estonian

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Etymology

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Cognate to Finnish kakka. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun

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kaka (genitive kaka, partitive kakat)

  1. (somewhat childish) poo

Declension

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Declension of kaka (ÕS type 16/pere, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative kaka kakad
accusative nom.
gen. kaka
genitive kakade
partitive kakat kakasid
illative kakka
kakasse
kakadesse
inessive kakas kakades
elative kakast kakadest
allative kakale kakadele
adessive kakal kakadel
ablative kakalt kakadelt
translative kakaks kakadeks
terminative kakani kakadeni
essive kakana kakadena
abessive kakata kakadeta
comitative kakaga kakadega

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Finnish

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Etymology

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From English kaka, from Maori kākā.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑkɑ/, [ˈkɑ̝kɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ɑkɑ
  • Syllabification(key): ka‧ka

Noun

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kaka

  1. kaka (a parrot of the genus Nestor)

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In addition to kakas, also kea belongs to genus Nestor.

Declension

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Inflection of kaka (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kaka kakat
genitive kakan kakojen
partitive kakaa kakoja
illative kakaan kakoihin
singular plural
nominative kaka kakat
accusative nom. kaka kakat
gen. kakan
genitive kakan kakojen
kakain rare
partitive kakaa kakoja
inessive kakassa kakoissa
elative kakasta kakoista
illative kakaan kakoihin
adessive kakalla kakoilla
ablative kakalta kakoilta
allative kakalle kakoille
essive kakana kakoina
translative kakaksi kakoiksi
abessive kakatta kakoitta
instructive kakoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of kaka (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative kakani kakani
accusative nom. kakani kakani
gen. kakani
genitive kakani kakojeni
kakaini rare
partitive kakaani kakojani
inessive kakassani kakoissani
elative kakastani kakoistani
illative kakaani kakoihini
adessive kakallani kakoillani
ablative kakaltani kakoiltani
allative kakalleni kakoilleni
essive kakanani kakoinani
translative kakakseni kakoikseni
abessive kakattani kakoittani
instructive
comitative kakoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative kakasi kakasi
accusative nom. kakasi kakasi
gen. kakasi
genitive kakasi kakojesi
kakaisi rare
partitive kakaasi kakojasi
inessive kakassasi kakoissasi
elative kakastasi kakoistasi
illative kakaasi kakoihisi
adessive kakallasi kakoillasi
ablative kakaltasi kakoiltasi
allative kakallesi kakoillesi
essive kakanasi kakoinasi
translative kakaksesi kakoiksesi
abessive kakattasi kakoittasi
instructive
comitative kakoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative kakamme kakamme
accusative nom. kakamme kakamme
gen. kakamme
genitive kakamme kakojemme
kakaimme rare
partitive kakaamme kakojamme
inessive kakassamme kakoissamme
elative kakastamme kakoistamme
illative kakaamme kakoihimme
adessive kakallamme kakoillamme
ablative kakaltamme kakoiltamme
allative kakallemme kakoillemme
essive kakanamme kakoinamme
translative kakaksemme kakoiksemme
abessive kakattamme kakoittamme
instructive
comitative kakoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative kakanne kakanne
accusative nom. kakanne kakanne
gen. kakanne
genitive kakanne kakojenne
kakainne rare
partitive kakaanne kakojanne
inessive kakassanne kakoissanne
elative kakastanne kakoistanne
illative kakaanne kakoihinne
adessive kakallanne kakoillanne
ablative kakaltanne kakoiltanne
allative kakallenne kakoillenne
essive kakananne kakoinanne
translative kakaksenne kakoiksenne
abessive kakattanne kakoittanne
instructive
comitative kakoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative kakansa kakansa
accusative nom. kakansa kakansa
gen. kakansa
genitive kakansa kakojensa
kakainsa rare
partitive kakaansa kakojaan
kakojansa
inessive kakassaan
kakassansa
kakoissaan
kakoissansa
elative kakastaan
kakastansa
kakoistaan
kakoistansa
illative kakaansa kakoihinsa
adessive kakallaan
kakallansa
kakoillaan
kakoillansa
ablative kakaltaan
kakaltansa
kakoiltaan
kakoiltansa
allative kakalleen
kakallensa
kakoilleen
kakoillensa
essive kakanaan
kakanansa
kakoinaan
kakoinansa
translative kakakseen
kakaksensa
kakoikseen
kakoiksensa
abessive kakattaan
kakattansa
kakoittaan
kakoittansa
instructive
comitative kakoineen
kakoinensa

Hyponyms

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See also

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  • kakka (do not confuse with)

Anagrams

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Hausa

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /kàː.káː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [kàː.káː]

Etymology 1

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An areal word; compare Kanuri kàgá.

Noun

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kā̀kā m or f (plural kā̀kànnī, possessed form kā̀kan)

  1. grandfather, grandmother

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Noun

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kā̀kā f (possessed form kā̀kar̃)

  1. harvest season

Hawaiian

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Etymology

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈka.ka/, [ˈkɐ.kə]

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kaka

  1. to rinse

Hungarian

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Etymology

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Back-formation from kakál.

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  • IPA(key): [ˈkɒkɒ]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧ka
  • Rhymes: -kɒ

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kaka (plural kakák)

  1. (childish) excrement
    Synonym: (diminutive) kaki

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Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative kaka kakák
accusative kakát kakákat
dative kakának kakáknak
instrumental kakával kakákkal
causal-final kakáért kakákért
translative kakává kakákká
terminative kakáig kakákig
essive-formal kakaként kakákként
essive-modal
inessive kakában kakákban
superessive kakán kakákon
adessive kakánál kakáknál
illative kakába kakákba
sublative kakára kakákra
allative kakához kakákhoz
elative kakából kakákból
delative kakáról kakákról
ablative kakától kakáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
kakáé kakáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
kakáéi kakákéi
Possessive forms of kaka
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. kakám kakáim
2nd person sing. kakád kakáid
3rd person sing. kakája kakái
1st person plural kakánk kakáink
2nd person plural kakátok kakáitok
3rd person plural kakájuk kakáik

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Further reading

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  • kaka in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Icelandic

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Etymology

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From Old Norse kaka

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kaka f (genitive singular köku, nominative plural kökur)

  1. a cake
  2. a cookie
    Hver stal kökunni úr krúsinni í gær?
    Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar last night?

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Jamamadí

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Noun

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kaka

  1. (Banawá) toucan

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Japanese

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Romanization

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kaka

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かか

Javanese

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Romanization

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kaka

  1. Romanization of ꦏꦏ

Kapampangan

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kaka (elder sibling of the same sex), from Proto-Austronesian *kaka (elder sibling). Compare Tagalog kaka.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkakəʔ/, [ˈkäː.xəʔ]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧ka

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kákâ

  1. older brother

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  • Michael L. Forman (2019) Kapampangan Dictionary[3], University of Hawaii Press, →ISBN, archived from the original on 29 June 2021, page 51

Krio

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Etymology

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Various sources. Compare Portuguese, Spanish, French, and Jamaican Creole caca (feces) and Mende ka (waste matter).[1]

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Noun

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kàká

  1. feces

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References

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  1. ^ Clifford N. Fyle, Eldred D. Jones (1980) A Krio-English dictionary[1], Oxford University Press, page 161

Latvian

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Noun

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kaka f (4th declension)

  1. (childish) poo

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Unlike in English, this word is strictly countable.

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Lithuanian

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Etymology

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From Proto-Balto-Slavic *kākā, from Proto-Indo-European *kakka-.

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kaka f

  1. poo (childish)

Lower Sorbian

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Determiner

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kaka

  1. nominative feminine singular of kaki

Mauritian Creole

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Etymology

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From French caca.

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Noun

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kaka

  1. poo, excrement
    Synonyms: bezwin, exkreman, tata

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kaka (medial form kaka)

  1. to poo, defecate

Norwegian Bokmål

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Noun

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kaka m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of kake

Norwegian Nynorsk

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Noun

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kaka f

  1. definite singular of kake

Old Norse

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Etymology

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From Proto-Germanic *kakǭ.

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kaka f (genitive kǫku, plural kǫkur)

  1. cake

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  • Icelandic: kaka
  • Faroese: køka, kaka
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: kake
  • Old Swedish: kaka
  • Old Danish: kakæ
  • Scanian: kâga
  • Gutnish: kake
  • Middle English: cake, kake, caake, cayk
  • Irish: cáca

Old Swedish

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Etymology

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From Old Norse kaka, from Proto-Germanic *kakǭ.

Noun

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kaka f

  1. cake

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Descendants

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References

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  • kaka in Knut Fredrik Söderwall, Ordbok öfver svenska medeltids-språket, del 1: A-L

Phuthi

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Etymology

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From Afrikaans kak.

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-káka

  1. to defecate

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Polish

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈka.ka/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -aka
  • Syllabification: ka‧ka

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kaka

  1. third-person singular present of kakać

Portuguese

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Interjection

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kaka

  1. Alternative form of ka

Quechua

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Noun

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kaka

  1. maternal uncle
  2. father-in-law of a man

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Sakizaya

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Etymology

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From Proto-Austronesian *kaka.

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  • IPA(key): /ka.ˈka/, [ka.ˈka]

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kaka

  1. elder sibling

Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *kaka

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  • IPA(key): /kǎːka/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧ka

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káka f (Cyrillic spelling ка́ка)

  1. (uncountable, informal, often childish) poo, poop (feces)

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Sotho

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Afrikaans kak.

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kaka

  1. to excrete, to defecate
    Synonym: nya

Sranan Tongo

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Etymology 1

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From English cock.

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Noun

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kaka

  1. cock, rooster
    Synonym: kakafowru
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Etymology 2

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Borrowed from Portuguese caca.

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Noun

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kaka

  1. shit, crap
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Swahili

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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kaka (n class, plural kaka)

  1. brother

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Swazi

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Afrikaans kak.

Verb

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-káka

  1. to defecate

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Swedish

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Etymology

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From Old Swedish kaka, from Old Norse kaka, from Proto-Germanic *kakǭ (cake), from Proto-Indo-European *gog- (ball-shaped object).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑ̂ːka/, [kɑː˧˩ka˥˩]
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kaka c

  1. a cookie
  2. a (small, sweetened) cake
    sockerkaka
    sponge cake
  3. an (unsweetened) cake
    tekaka
    teacake
  4. (computing) a cookie

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Declension of kaka 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kaka kakan kakor kakorna
Genitive kakas kakans kakors kakornas

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Tagalog

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Alternative forms

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kaka (elder sibling of the same sex), from Proto-Austronesian *kaka (elder sibling). Compare Malay kakak.

Pronunciation

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  • (Standard Tagalog)
    • IPA(key): /kaˈkaʔ/ [kɐˈxaʔ] (elder sibling, noun)
    • IPA(key): /ˈkaka/ [ˈkaː.xɐ] (uncle, aunt (term of address), noun)
  • Syllabification: ka‧ka

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kakâ (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜃ)

  1. elder sibling
  2. (by extension, obsolete) someone older in age (even if not siblings)
    Synonym: mas matanda
    Alin ang kaka dito sa dalwa?
    Which of the two is the older one?

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kaka (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜃ)

  1. respectful term of address for an uncle or aunt older than one's parent
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Etymology 2

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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kakâ (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜃ) (obsolete)

  1. name of the Baybayin letter , corresponding to "ka"

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Further reading

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  • kaka”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018
  • Serrano-Laktaw, Pedro (1914) Diccionario tagálog-hispano, Ateneo de Manila, page 424.
  • San Buena Ventura, Fr. Pedro de (1613) Juan de Silva, editor, Vocabulario de lengua tagala: El romance castellano puesto primero[4], La Noble Villa de Pila
    • page 128: “C) Caca (pc) anſi llamã eſtos [a nueſtra]. C .|. cacayaon .|. . [yndi baba] at caca ang mayſuſulat diyan, no . b . ſino . C . es la [q̃ ſe a de poner] ay, Pronuncian la y [eſcriuen la] como ſuena . C . ſaluo ſi alatal . C . [ſe le a de ſeguir] .|. que entonces la pronunciã como .q. y en letra caſtellana ſe eſcriue con . cqi . como, cqipot, ycqina, cqinig, [y otros] los quales ſi ſe eſcriuieſen ſin .q. dirian, icina, cipot, cinig, y realmente ſon de la letra .c. [y con] .cq. ſe ande eſcriuir, y no de otra manera. C. en eſta letra la, ci, ce, ſuenan con cedilla aun que no la tengan, mas en la, ca, co, cu, ſino tienen cedilla, no ſuenan [con ella], y por no auer en la impreſion .C. gran de con cedilla, la pongo toda en la .Z. como, Zabullir, Zerçenar, Zierto, Zoçorbar, Zumo. Noteſe.”
    • page 350: “Hermano) Caca [(pc)] mayor de todos”
    • page 409: “Mayor) Caca [(pc)] [en edad]”
    • page 575: “Tio) Caca [(pc)] hermano mayor de ſu padre q̃ como el hermano le llama caca tambien el ſobrino.”
  • Blust, Robert; Trussel, Stephen; et al. (2023) “*kaka₂”, in the CLDF dataset from The Austronesian Comparative Dictionary (2010–), →DOI

Turkmen

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Noun

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kaka (definite accusative kakany, plural kakalar)

  1. father

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Uneapa

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Etymology

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Possibly from Proto-Oceanic *kaka (elder sibling, older sibling), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kaka, from Proto-Austronesian *kaka, though the etymology suffers from semantic problems. Compare also Muduapa kaka (person).

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Noun

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kaka

  1. baby

Further reading

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  • Terry Crowley et al, The Oceanic Languages (2013), page 368

Wik-Mungkan

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Noun

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kaka

  1. excrement, faeces, shit

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Yami

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kaka, from Proto-Austronesian *kaka; cognate with Malay kakak.

Noun

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kaka

  1. older sibling

Yoruba

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Preposition

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kàkà

  1. rather than, instead of
    Synonyms: kànràn, dípò
    kàkà kí eku máà jẹ sèsé, a fi ṣe àwàdànùRather than have a rat not eat beans, it will spill them away (proverb on bad consequences)

Usage notes

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  • Always followed by

Yosondúa Mixtec

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Etymology 1

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb

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kaka (present jika)

  1. go, walk

Etymology 2

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From Proto-Mixtec *kákà.

Noun

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kaka

  1. quicklime

References

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  • Beaty de Farris, Kathryn, et al. (2012) Diccionario básico del mixteco de Yosondúa, Oaxaca (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 46)‎[5] (in Spanish), third edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., pages 23–24

Adjective

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kaka

  1. small