American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A brownish-green New Zealand parrot (Nestor meridionalis).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A parrot of the genus Nestor, peculiar to New Zealand. The common kaka is N. hypopolius, and the mountain kaka N. notabilis. See Nestor.
- n. Any of four taxa of birds in the genus Nestor in the parrot family confined to New Zealand and adjacent islands.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) A New Zealand parrot of the genus Nestor, especially the brown parrot (Nestor meridionalis).
- From Maori kākā (Wiktionary)
- Maori kākā, from Proto-Polynesian *kākā, from reduplication of *kā, to screech. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The word 'cake' is said to have coined as early as 13th century and is said to have derived from 'kaka' - an Old Norse word.”
“Udinese - Milan sam: kaka kaka - cheeky backheel gone to waste Copa Del Rey Champions! sid: The key to piercing the bus is having midfielders shooting from long range.”
“However, having paid an amazing £100 million on 'Buy It Now' - shattering the prior fee record for any player - the club were despondent to be sent a bucket of fresh horse 'kaka' instead.”
“Their father's friend then introduced them to a new intermediary, calling him their "kaka" (uncle).”
“There is also a very rare and as yet unnamed kind of kaka, much larger and handsomer than the kaka itself, of which I and another shot one of the first, if not the very first, observed specimen.”
“We have a great support staff, Kirsten and Paddy Upton, Nitin Patel (physio), Ramesh Mane 'kaka' (masseur), Ramji (trainer) and Dhananjai”
“well, she just wrote me that the smell of "kaka," as she puts it, almost made her faint and she's got a headache because of it heheeh nurses get paid...”
“Somebody took a little food and left it outside for the crows -- a ritual called "kaka shadham", or "crows' rice", in Tamil, to return part of the food to nature.”
“Due to the many demands on my time working with authors I have chosen to actually interact with, I will not be able to tell you where to go with your manuscript in person, but I can offer the following generic observations based on my extensive experience with many other manuscripts similar to "[Loser's loserish name for the pile of kaka he has festering next to his bed in his mom's basement]".”
“They play music and smoke cigarettes and drink beer and make jokes about kaka.”
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This list gives the english meanings of sourashtra words. Its language classification is : Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Central zone, Gujarati. Ethnologue code is ISO 639-3: saz. (
Words with each letter repeated the same number of times. The pattern of repetition is tagged: 1212, 1221, 121122, 122121, 121233, 122133, 123123, 123132, 123213, 123231, 123312, 123321, 12123434, ...
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