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Meaning of "weka" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WEKA

From Māori, of imitative origin.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WEKA

weka  [ˈweɪkə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WEKA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Weka 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 WEKA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

weka

Weka

The Weka is a flightless bird species of the rail family. It is endemic to New Zealand, where four subspecies are recognized. Weka are sturdy brown birds, about the size of a chicken. As omnivores, they feed mainly on invertebrates and fruit. Weka usually lay eggs between August and January; both sexes help to incubate.

Definition of weka in the English dictionary

The definition of weka in the dictionary is any flightless New Zealand rail of the genus Gallirallus, having a mottled brown plumage and rudimentary wings Also: Māori hen, wood hen.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WEKA


acre
ˈeɪkə
baker
ˈbeɪkə
bookmaker
ˈbʊkˌmeɪkə
breaker
ˈbreɪkə
caretaker
ˈkɛəˌteɪkə
coffee-maker
ˈkɒfɪmeɪkə
faker
ˈfeɪkə
heartbreaker
ˈhɑːtˌbreɪkə
homemaker
ˈhəʊmˌmeɪkə
icebreaker
ˈaɪsˌbreɪkə
Jamaica
dʒəˈmeɪkə
lawmaker
ˈlɔːmeɪkə
maker
ˈmeɪkə
Quaker
ˈkweɪkə
saker
ˈseɪkə
shaker
ˈʃeɪkə
shoemaker
ˈʃuːˌmeɪkə
taker
ˈteɪkə
undertaker
ˈʌndəˌteɪkə
waker
ˈweɪkə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WEKA

weirdie
weirdly
weirdness
weirdo
weirdy
weisenheimer
Weismannism
Weisshorn
Weissmuller
Weizmann
Welby
welch
welcher
welcome
welcomely
welcomeness
welcomer
welcoming
welcomingly
weld

WORDS THAT END LIKE WEKA

aka
Alaska
Banka
Cheka
eureka
horoeka
Hrvatska
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karateka
marka
Nebraska
Osaka
polka
Polska
Rijeka
ska
Sri Lanka
taka
Topeka
vodka

Synonyms and antonyms of weka in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «weka» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WEKA

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

Translator English - Chinese

WEKA
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

weka
570 millions of speakers

English

weka
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Weka
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

WEKA
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ВЕКА
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

weka
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Weka
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

weka
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Weka
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

weka
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

コバネクイナ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

웨카
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Weka
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

WEKA
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வேக்கா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओके
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

weka
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

WEKA
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Weka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

СТОЛІТТЯ
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

WEKA
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Weka
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Weka
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

weka
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

weka
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of weka

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WEKA»

The term «weka» is quite widely used and occupies the 42.493 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WEKA» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WEKA»

Discover the use of weka in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to weka and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Data Mining: Practical Machine Learning Tools and ...
This highly anticipated third edition of the most acclaimed work on data mining and machine learning will teach you everything you need to know about preparing inputs, interpreting outputs, evaluating results, and the algorithmic methods at ...
Ian H. Witten, Eibe Frank, Mark A. Hall, 2011
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Instant Weka How-to
A practical guide with examples and applications of programming Weka in Java.This book primarily targets Java developers who want to build Weka's data mining capabilities into their projects.
Boštjan Kaluža, 2013
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First, Catch Your Weka: A Story of New Zealand Cooking
And the weka, uncared for in settlements? Catch it, as Mrs Glass [sic] would say, atRotoiti orCape Foulwind; stuffit withsage and onion(for even thesecondiments accompany the epicurean traveller) roast it on a stick, watch it for half an hour at ...
David Veart, 2013
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R for Medicine and Biology
15.2.2 Installing Weka der the GNU General Public License and available from http://www.cs.waikato.ac.nz/ ml/weka/. At the time of writing, the current release of Weka is version 3.4. To download Weka for Windows, navigate to the download ...
Paul D. Lewis, 2010
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DATA MINING: THEORY AND PRACTICE [WITH CD]
Weka was developed at the University of Waikato in New Zealand. "Weka" stands for the Waikato Environment for Knowledge Analysis. (Also, the weka, is a flightless bird with an inquisitive nature found only on the islands of New Zealand ).
K. P. SOMAN, SHYAM DIWAKAR, V. AJAY, 2006
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Data Mining: Practical Machine Learning Tools and ...
User Classifier facility 65, 424–427 visualization 430–432 visualization components 498–500 , 499t weka.associations package 525 weka. attributeSelection package 525 weka.classifiers package 523–525 DecisionStump class 523, 524f ...
Ian H. Witten, Eibe Frank, Mark A. Hall, 2011
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Mining Wavelet Transformed Boiler Data Sets
2 " /usr/bin/time /opt/IBMJava2-142/bin/ java -cp /home/terry/weka/weka . jar weka . attributeSelection. AttributeSelection " weka . attributeSelection . Cf sSubsetEval " -S "weka. attributeSelection. GeneticSearch -Z 100 -G 20 -C 0.6 -M 0.033 -R ...
Terry Lee Letsche, 2008
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Linking Competence to Opportunities to Learn: Models of ...
Appendix. E. Tutorial. on. the. Weka. Machine. Learning. Workbench. Weka stands for Waikato Environment for Knowledge Analysis. It was developed at the University of Waikato in New Zealand. Written in Java and distributed under the terms ...
Xiufeng Liu, 2009
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Data Mining Applications Using Artificial Adaptive Systems
... 99.05 99.05 4.4 0.45 4 Meta-RandomCommitte Meta WEKA 98.01 98.01 9.2 0.49 7 Meta-AdaBoostM1 Meta WEKA 97.92 97.92 9.6 0.19 8 mcMajVote Meta Matlab 97.84 97.84 10.0 0.64 9 mcDecisionTemplate Meta Matlab 97.71 97.71 10.6 ...
William J. Tastle, 2012
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3rd Kuala Lumpur International Conference on Biomedical ...
Comparison of Different Classification Techniques Using WEKA for Breast Cancer Mohd Fauzi bin Othman,Thomas Moh Shan Yau Control and Instrumentation Department, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, ...
F. Ibrahim, N.A. Abu Osman, J. Usman, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WEKA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term weka is used in the context of the following news items.
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More weka sightings recorded
Katherine Chamberlain who is recording sightings of weka in Nelson, said she now has 131 had weka reports. This was up from 48 reports before the article ... «The Nelson Mail, May 15»
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Traps kill kiwi, weka to protect cannabis
Two people have been charged in relation to the deaths of native birds after using illegal gin traps to protect a cannabis plot. A woman and two men from ... «3News NZ, May 15»
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Residents fear fatal crash at notorious Nelson intersection
Michelle Thorn with a damaged fence outside her home at the intersection of Weka and Milton streets. The fence was damaged by a car involved in one of ... «SundayNews.co.nz, May 15»
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Six weka released on Kaimai Range
We've got to keep the weka in and the stoats out. We used to come up here in the 70s and these birds where here then, then they just weren't. Already we have ... «Otago Daily Times, Apr 15»
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WEKA to Be Released in Kaimai Forest Tomorrow
Weka is one of New Zealand's iconic large flightless birds. They have become extinct over large tracts of the mainland and are susceptible to predation by rats, ... «Scoop.co.nz, Apr 15»
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Bold weka steal film-makers' hearts
After months of scouting, the BBC chose the weka living at the Orongo Bay campground where a re-vegetation and predator control programme has restored the ... «Northern Advocate, Nov 14»
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Weka walkers get taste of Kiwi life
Students from the Chatham Islands visited Timaru as part of the Weka Walk, a 2-week long camping trip are, back row from left, Travis Iremonger, Barbara Moore ... «Timaru Herald, Nov 14»
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Bird-spotting: Where is that weka?
He says that it is very unlikely that it was a weka that was seen." They're ... It was also possible that someone reared a weka as a pet and that it escaped. «Waikato Times, Oct 14»
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Eating Endangered Species Might Be the Best Way to Save Them
Roger Beattie is a New Zealand wildlife magnate. He runs several enterprises: a kelp farm, an organic sheep farm, and a reserve for weka, or Maori hen. «Munchies_ Food by VICE, Sep 14»
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Takes care from us all to have weka back in gardens
On Mother's Day a weka was on my lawn. This weka settled in and before long my hebes and hedge had weka tunnels at various locations. I put out an icecream ... «Nelson Mail, Jun 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Weka [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/weka>. Dec 2019 ».
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