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Modern male tiki, located at the entry of the Papuakeikaha arboretum, island of Ua Huka, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Maori tiki.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tiki (plural tikis)

  1. Carved talisman in humanoid form, common to the cultures of the Pacific Ocean.

Derived termsEdit


CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ti‧ki

NounEdit

tiki

  1. the common house gecko (Hemidactylus frenatus)
  2. (by extension) a gecko; any lizard of the family Gekkonidae

ChuukeseEdit

VerbEdit

tiki

  1. (transitive) to poke, to press
  2. to put a dot on

HiligaynonEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tikˈkiʔ/, /tikˈkɛʔ/

NounEdit

tiki

  1. common house gecko

MaoriEdit

NounEdit

tiki

  1. Figurine.

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch een tikje.

PronounEdit

tiki

  1. few
  2. a bit

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English stick.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tiki

  1. stick, rod

SwaziEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English tickey.

NounEdit

tíki class 1a (plural bótíki class 2a)

  1. tickey

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.