EnglishEdit

 
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A modern kayak.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Inuktitut ᖃᔭᖅ (qajaq, man's boat) (Inuvialuktun), from Proto-Eskimo *qyaq.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈkaɪˌæk/
  • (file)

NounEdit

kayak (plural kayaks)

  1. A type of small boat, covered over by a surface deck, powered by the occupant or occupants using a double-bladed paddle in a sitting position, from a hole in the surface deck

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VerbEdit

kayak (third-person singular simple present kayaks, present participle kayaking, simple past and past participle kayaked)

  1. (intransitive) To use a kayak, to travel or race in a kayak.
    Kayaking is an Olympic sport.
  2. (transitive) To traverse (a body of water) by kayak.
    On a dare, he kayaked the Harlem River in New York from Hell's Gate to Spyten Duyvil.

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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English kayak, borrowed from Inuktitut ᖃᔭᖅ (qajaq, man's boat) (Inuvialuktun), from Proto-Eskimo *qyaq.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧yak

NounEdit

kayak

  1. a kayak

NounEdit

kayak

  1. to ride a kayak

CornishEdit

NounEdit

kayak

  1. kayak

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FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Inuktitut (Inuvialuktun) ᖃᔭᖅ (qajaq, man's boat).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kayak m (plural kayaks)

  1. kayak

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IndonesianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈka.jaʔ]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧yak

Etymology 1Edit

From Javanese ꦏꦪ (kaya, like, such as), from Pali काय, from Sanskrit (ka, similarity (suffix)).

AdverbEdit

kayak

  1. like, such as

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Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch kajak, from English kayak, from Inuktitut ᖃᔭᖅ (qajaq, man's boat), from Proto-Eskimo *qyaq.

NounEdit

kayak (plural, first-person possessive kayakku, second-person possessive kayakmu, third-person possessive kayaknya)

  1. (sports) kayak

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ItalianEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inuktitut (Inuvialuktun) ᖃᔭᖅ (qajaq, man's boat).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ka.ˈjak/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧yàk

NounEdit

kayak m (invariable)

  1. kayak

Derived termsEdit


NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English kayak.

NounEdit

kayak m (plural kayaks)

  1. (Jersey) kayak

SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

kayak m (plural kayaks)

  1. kayak

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TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From kaymak.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧yak

NounEdit

kayak (definite accusative kayağı, plural kayaklar)

  1. ski

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative kayak
Definite accusative kayağı
Singular Plural
Nominative kayak kayaklar
Definite accusative kayağı kayakları
Dative kayağa kayaklara
Locative kayakta kayaklarda
Ablative kayaktan kayaklardan
Genitive kayağın kayakların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular kayağım kayaklarım
2nd singular kayağın kayakların
3rd singular kayağı kayakları
1st plural kayağımız kayaklarımız
2nd plural kayağınız kayaklarınız
3rd plural kayakları kayakları

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

kayak (nominative plural kayaks)

  1. kayak

DeclensionEdit