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Meaning of "Biak" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BIAK

Biak  [biːˈjɑːk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BIAK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Biak is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BIAK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Biak

Biak

Biak is a small island located in Cenderawasih Bay near the northern coast of Papua, an Indonesian province, and is just northwest of New Guinea. Biak is the largest island in its small archipelago, and has many atolls, reefs, and corals. The largest population centre is at Kota Biak on the south coast. The rest of the island is thinly populated with small villages. Biak is part of the Biak Islands.

Definition of Biak in the English dictionary

The definition of Biak in the dictionary is an island in Indonesia, north of New Guinea: the largest of the Schouten Islands. Area: 2455 sq km.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BIAK


arc
ɑːk
at.
ɑːk
bookmark
ˈbʊkˌmɑːk
Clark
klɑːk
coulibiac
ˌkuːlɪˈbjɑːk
dark
dɑːk
dat.
dɑːk
Denmark
ˈdɛnmɑːk
Iraq
ɪˈrɑːk
lat.
lɑːk
marc
mɑːk
mark
mɑːk
marque
mɑːk
mat.
mɑːk
park
pɑːk
shark
ʃɑːk
spark
spɑːk
stark
stɑːk
trademark
ˈtreɪdˌmɑːk
yark
jɑːk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BIAK

BHS
Bhubaneswar
bhuna
bhut
Bhutan
Bhutanese
Bhutto
bi
bi sex
bi-curious
biacetyl
biach
Biafra
Biafran
Bialik
bialy
biannual
biannually
biannulate
Biarritz

WORDS THAT END LIKE BIAK

brak
break
freak
gak
jak
kaiak
Kodiak
krakowiak
oak
oomiak
outbreak
Pak
peak
Slovak
soak
speak
tilak
umiak
weak
Wozniak

Synonyms and antonyms of Biak in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Biak» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BIAK

Find out the translation of Biak to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Biak from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Biak» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

比亚克
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Biak
570 millions of speakers

English

Biak
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Biak
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بياك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Биак
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Biak
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিয়াক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Biak
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Biak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Biak
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ビアク島
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

비악
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Biak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Biak
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பியக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बायक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Biak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Biak
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Biak
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Біак
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Biak
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Biak
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Biak
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Biak
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Biak
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Biak

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BIAK»

The term «Biak» is quite widely used and occupies the 38.944 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BIAK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Biak» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Biak» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Biak

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BIAK»

Discover the use of Biak in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Biak and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
History of United States Naval Operations in World War II: ...
... made the landings that secured Hol- landia in Dutch New Guinea on 22 April, established a new forward base and airdrome, and, in a series of well conceived and smartly executed moves, took Wakde, Biak, Noemfoor and Sansa- por.
Samuel Eliot Morison, 2002
2
Raiding the Land of the Foreigners
According to Biak listeners, buka sounds nicer than muse- ben, which would have ruined the verse. "Indonesian is quoted in poetry to make it more amusing," an expert singer told me. Appropriating the pleasure of translation, some songs ...
Danilyn Rutherford, 2003
3
Violence and the State in Suharto's Indonesia
A "NOT WHOLLY PEACEFUL" PROTEST On July 6, 1998, just before dawn, soldiers opened fire on a group of some two hundred demonstrators, in Biak City, on Biak Island, in Biak-Numfor Regency, in the Indonesian province of Irian Jaya. 2 ...
Benedict Richard O'Gorman Anderson, 2001
4
The Approach to the Philippines
When, on 10 May 1944, General Headquarters, Southwest Pacific Area, changed the original concept of the Sarmi- Wakde-Biak plan no significant changes were made in the assignment of units to the operations for the seizure of Wakde and ...
Robert Ross Smith, 1953
5
Grammatical Borrowing in Cross-Linguistic Perspective
Background Biak (in older sources also Numfoors(ch), Mafoors(ch) or Myfoors(ch )) is an Austronesian language of Papua, the easternmost province of Indonesia. The language has around 70,000 speakers, most of whom live on the islands ...
Yaron Matras, Jeanette Sakel, 2007
6
With the 41st Division in the Southwest Pacific: A Foot ...
MacArthur even sent one of his most trusted commanders, Lieutenant General Robert Eichelberger, to oversee the Biak operation. Eichelberger replaced his West Point classmate, Major General Horace Fuller, at Biak. Fuller, feeling that his ...
Francis B. Catanzaro, 2002
7
Zoological Results of the Denison-Crockett South Pacific ...
A NEW RACE OF THE NEW GUINEA SHORT-HEADED FLYING PHALANGER FROM BIAK ISLAND By Frederick A. Ulmer, Jr. Dc]Mirtmenl, of Mammals, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia During his stay on Biak Island 1 in  ...
8
Archaeology and Culture in Southeast Asia: Unraveling the ...
Cenderawasih Bay We made a detailed survey of the south coast of Biak and the Padaido Islands in Cenderawasih Bay. We soon realized that it was dangerous to survey in the many small and one large cave and rock shelters on Biak ...
Wilhelm G. Solheim, 2006
9
War in the Pacific: Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay : the Story of ...
Biak Island dominates strategic Geel- vink Bay. Its coral airstrips, suitable for heavy bombers, were a powerful lure to MacArthur and Kenney. On May 27, 1944, elements of the 4 1st Infantry Division landed on Biak which lies only 60 miles ...
Bernard C. Nalty, 1999
10
Megapodes: An Action Plan for Their Conservation 1995-1999
Mace-Lande status: Endangered Aim: To provide basic information on the status and distribution of the Biak megapode. Justification: This species, recently split from M. freycinet (Jones el al. in press) and therefore a Restricted Range Species  ...
René W. R. J. Dekker, Philip J. K. McGowan, WPA/BirdLife/SSC Megapode Specialist Group, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BIAK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Biak is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Extraordin-air-y
Record-Eagle/Marta Hepler DrahosDock-jumping champion Gunner waits for his floating toy held by owner Ken Biak. The dog will retire after ... «Traverse City Record Eagle, Jul 15»
2
Hazen G. "Jack" Wells
Then we got ready for Biak after three days. When we got here the Japanese still had the airstrip, so I sat in a foxhole for two weeks. Then we ... «Rapid City Journal, Jul 15»
3
18 Hercules victims' bodies to be taken to Pekanbaru
“One Paskhas officer's body will be flown to Iswahjudi Air Force Base in Madiun and another will be buried in Biak, Papua. The four remaining ... «Jakarta Post, Jun 15»
4
CCpur Reporters` Association conducts legal awareness campaign
CRA chairman Biak TOnsing said the campaign was organised in collaboration with the office of the Chief Judicial Magistrate Churachandpur ... «KanglaOnline, Jun 15»
5
Papuan Activists Detained And Charged
In another incident in Biak, Papua province, activists Apolos Sroyer and Dorteus Bonsapia were detained on 20 May when they visited the ... «Scoop.co.nz, Jun 15»
6
Kellogg Community College dean's list, high honors
... M. Williams, Bobby J. Winter, Asha' N. Wright, Matthew T. Wright, Angela C. Yafanaro, Stephen L. Young II, Nickolas R. Younker, Biak N. Zing. «Battle Creek Enquirer, Jun 15»
7
Agents see tough future as banks eye insurance business
BIAK, a new association formed to champion for the interests of insurance agents, while lauding the move by the CS, regretted that it, “Fell short ... «The Standard Digital News, Jun 15»
8
Son honors dad with 'War Photos' book
He was shipped overseas in May, 1943, and the book follows him to Australia, New Guinea, Biak and the Philippines until his return home in ... «The New Orleans Advocate, Jun 15»
9
Glenview Middle School honor roll
... Nun Chan Ceu, Van Biak Ceu, Tristan Charleston, Atajia Chatman, Zoey Cortez, Azeneth Figueroa, Alexis Fryxell, Charlie Garcia Dominguez ... «Quad-Cities Online, Jun 15»
10
Dutch journo confronts dangerous task of reporting in Papua
If you walk down in the cities like Jayapura for instance, or Manokwari or Biak, it's very modern actually. But if you step out to the rural areas, ... «Radio New Zealand, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Biak [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/biak>. Jul 2019 ».
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