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Meaning of "sika" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SIKA

From Japanese shika.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SIKA

sika  [ˈsiːkə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SIKA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sika 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 SIKA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sika

Sika may refer to: ▪ Sika, an ethnic group in Indonesia ▪ Sika, Burkina Faso, a village ▪ Sika, Iran, a village ▪ Sika language, the language of the Sika people ▪ Sika deer, a species of deer native to East Asia ▪ Sika AG, a chemical company based in Switzerland...

Definition of sika in the English dictionary

The definition of sika in the dictionary is a Japanese forest-dwelling deer, Cervus nippon, having a brown coat, spotted with white in summer, and a large white patch on the rump.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SIKA


Arica
əˈriːkə
beaker
ˈbiːkə
caeca
ˈsiːkə
Chandrasekhar
ˌtʃændrəˈsiːkə
chica
ˈtʃiːkə
Dominica
ˌdɒmɪˈniːkə
eureka
jʊˈriːkə
Guernica
ɡɜːˈniːkə
jobseeker
ˈdʒɒbsiːkə
loudspeaker
ˌlaʊdˈspiːkə
oiticica
ˌɔɪtɪˈsiːkə
pleasure-seeker
ˈpleʒəˌsiːkə
seeker
ˈsiːkə
self-seeker
sɛlfˈsiːkə
sneaker
ˈsniːkə
speaker
ˈspiːkə
sunseeker
ˈsʌnˌsiːkə
tika
ˈtiːkə
tikka
ˈtiːkə
Topeka
təˈpiːkə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SIKA

signorina
signorine
signorino
signory
signpost
signposted
signposting
Sigurd
Sihanouk
sijo
sik
Sikang
sike
siker

WORDS THAT END LIKE SIKA

balalaika
dika
Gernika
kaika
laika
Lake Tanganyika
Nkosi Sikelel´ iAfrika
paprika
perestroika
pika
romaika
Salonika
Spanish paprika
swastika
Tanganyika
troika

Synonyms and antonyms of sika in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sika» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SIKA

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

Translator English - Chinese

梅花鹿
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sika
570 millions of speakers

English

sika
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सिका
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سيكا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пятнистый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Sika
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Sika
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sika
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sika
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sika
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ニホンジカ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

시카
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sika
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Sika
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சைகா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सिंक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sika
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sika
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sika
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

плямистий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sika
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

sika
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

SIKA
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sika
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Sika
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sika

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SIKA»

The term «sika» is quite widely used and occupies the 30.807 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SIKA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sika» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sika» 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 sika

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SIKA»

Discover the use of sika in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sika and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Sika Deer: Biology and Management of Native and Introduced ...
This book explores their basic biology, behavior, and ecology, including management for sport hunting, conservation or recovery of threatened populations, and resolution of conflict with humans in native and introduced lands.
Dale R. McCullough, Seiki Takatsuki, Koichi Kaji, 2008
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Emotional Makeover
This simple-to-read book will open one's mind, soul, and spirit and let him or her venture into the land of possibilities and a deserved future. (Christian)
Sika P. Zulu, 2006
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Crossing Black: Mixed-Race Identity in Modern American ...
Focusing on several key novels—Nella Larsen’s Quicksand (1928), Lucinda Roy’s Lady Moses (1998), and Danzy Senna’s Caucasia (1998)—as well as memoirs by Obama, James McBride, and Rebecca Walker and the personae of singer Mariah ...
Sika Dagbovie-Mullins, 2013
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Exotic Animal Field Guide: Nonnative Hoofed Mammals in the ...
In 1916, Eastern Shore resident Clemment Henry put five or six sika on James Island in Chesapeake Bay. Being good swimmers, sika soon turned up on Taylor's Island and inevitably expanded on the mainland. During the 1920s or as late as ...
Elizabeth Cary Mungall, 2007
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Competition and Resource Partitioning in Temperate Ungulate ...
4.1 BEHAVIOUR AND ECOLOGY OF NEW FOREST SIKA Sika deer (Cervus nippon), like fallow, owe much of their current global distribution to human introduction. Native to the Japanese islands and adjacent mainland of Asia, sika have ...
Rory Putman, R.J. Putman, 1996
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Field & Stream
East News Just Browsing: W inter whitetails most often feed on tender buds, twigs , leaves, and the needles of certain trees and shrubs. A DIFFERENT KIND OF DEER SIKA DEER OFFER CHALLENGE FOR EXOTIC TROPHY East Region deer ...
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Ungulate Management in Europe: Problems and Practices
The extant sika deer in both the British Isles and the European mainland are of Japanese origin (Goodman et al., 2001; Pitra et al., 2005), with the exception of the Czech Republic where sika deer derived from mainland Asia may also be ...
Rory Putman, Marco Apollonio, Reidar Andersen, 2011
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Language Patterns, Social Motivations and Discourse Strategies
This book exposes readers to the characteristic resilience of language to changing contexts.
Sika Ahadzie, 2011
9
Sika and the Raven: Based on Native American Legend
Sika wants a baby, so Uncle Eligio tells her how Grandfather Turtle gave another little girl Raven instead
Carl A. Hammerschlag, Juanita Havill, 1999
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The Ecology of Poole Harbour
Ecological Impacts of Sika Deer on Poole Harbour Saltmarshes Anita Diaz, Eunice Pinn and Justine Hannaford School of Conservation Sciences, Bournemouth University, Fern Barrow, Poole, Dorset BH12 5BB This study investigates the ...
V.J. May, John Humphreys, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SIKA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sika is used in the context of the following news items.
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Sika Wins Another Round in Battle to Block Saint-Gobain's $3 billion …
The meeting is the latest chapter in Sika's founding family's efforts to sell their ... to the other shareholders in Baar-based Sika, a maker of chemicals used in the ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
2
Schindler Kills Opt Out Clause to Avoid 'Soap Opera' of Sika
Cie. de Saint-Gobain SA is trying to use an historic opt-out clause in Sika's statutes to avoid buying the whole of the adhesives maker after agreeing to acquire ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
3
Sika gets US boost to fend off Saint-Gobain bid
It plans to remain a long-term stake in Sika and increase its stake according to ... Sika has been embroiled in a heated takeover battle since December, when ... «MarketWatch, Jun 15»
4
Saint-Gobain Bid for Sika Dealt a Fresh Blow by Court Ruling
Cie. de Saint-Gobain SA, the French building materials maker battling in courts to acquire Sika AG, saw the likelihood of a quick resolution to the spat fade and ... «Bloomberg, Jun 15»
5
Swiss regulator rejects Gates appeal on Sika, Saint-Gobain deal
O) chairman and his wife Melinda as well as Cascade Investment had sought to force the French firm to buy out minority shareholders in Sika, which is controlled ... «Reuters, May 15»
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Sika's family owner seeks to overturn AGM decisions about takeover
The Burkard-Schenker family owns just over 16 percent of Sika's shares, but ... "It should also be in the interest of Sika to accelerate this process and put an end ... «Reuters, Apr 15»
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Sika Automotive Wins Two Awards In 2015 PACE Award …
MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sika Automotive has won two awards in the 2015 Automotive News PACE (Premier Automotive ... «PR Newswire, Apr 15»
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Sika Offers to Buy Burkard Family Shares, SonntagsZeitung Says
Swiss chemical maker Sika AG offered to buy the shares held by the founding Burkard family to prevent a sale of the stake to Cie. de Saint-Gobain SA, ... «Bloomberg, Apr 15»
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Sika Exposed to Takeover After Shareholder Vote on Charter
The clause has been the bone of contention in a battle between Sika's ... “I would prefer it if it wasn't there,” said Sika Chairman Paul Hälg, referring to the clause ... «Wall Street Journal, Apr 15»
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Saint-Gobain extends Sika agreement with Burkard family
PA) said it has extended an agreement with the Burkard-Schenker family that would see it take control of Switzerland's Sika (SIK.VX) in order to give it time to ... «Reuters, Apr 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Sika [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sika>. Nov 2019 ».
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