EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Via French and German from Czech polka, variant of půlka (half) as in "half-step"; see půl (half).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

polka (plural polkas)

  1. A lively dance originating in Bohemia.
  2. The music for this dance.
  3. A polka jacket.

Derived termsEdit

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VerbEdit

polka (third-person singular simple present polkas, present participle polkaing, simple past and past participle polkaed)

  1. (intransitive) To dance the polka.

AnagramsEdit


CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Variant of půlka (half) as in "half-step"; see půl (half).

NounEdit

polka f

  1. polka

Further readingEdit

  • polka in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • polka in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Czech polka

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

polka f (plural polkas)

  1. polka (dance and music)

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French and Czech polka

NounEdit

polka f (plural polkas)

  1. (Jersey) polka (dance, music)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Via German Polka or French polka from Czech polka and půlka

NounEdit

polka m (definite singular polkaen, indefinite plural polkaer, definite plural polkaene)

  1. polka (dance and music)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Via German Polka or French polka from Czech polka and půlka

NounEdit

polka m (definite singular polkaen, indefinite plural polkaer or polkaar, definite plural polkaene or polkaane)

  1. polka (dance and music)

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OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French polka

NounEdit

polka f (plural polkas)

  1. polka (dance)

PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Czech polka.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

polka f (diminutive poleczka)

  1. polka (dance)
  2. polka (music for this dance)

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • polka in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • polka in Polish dictionaries at PWN

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

See polca

NounEdit

polka f (uncountable)

  1. polka