Definitions for Polkaˈpoʊl kə, ˈpoʊ kə
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pol•kaˈpoʊl kə, ˈpoʊ kə(n.)(pl.)-kas.
a lively couple dance of Bohemian origin, with music in duple meter.
a piece of music for such a dance.
(v.i.)to dance the polka.
Origin of polka:
1835–45; < Czech: lit., Polish woman or girl; cf. Pol polka Polish woman
music performed for dancing the polka
a Bohemian dance with 3 steps and a hop in fast time
dance a polka
A lively dance originating in Bohemia.
The music for this dance.
To dance the polka.
Origin: polka, variant of půlka as in "half-step".
a dance of Polish origin, but now common everywhere. It is performed by two persons in common time
a lively Bohemian or Polish dance tune in 2-4 measure, with the third quaver accented
The polka is a Central European dance and also a genre of dance music familiar throughout Europe and the Americas. It originated in the middle of the 19th century in Bohemia. Polka is still a popular genre of folk music in many European countries and is performed by folk artists in Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Croatia, Slovenia, Germany, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia and Slovakia. Local varieties of this dance are also found in the Nordic countries, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Latin America, and in the United States.
Translations for Polka
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(a piece of music for) a type of quick, lively dance.
- بولكا: إسم نَغمة او رَقْصَهArabic
- polcaPortuguese (BR)
- die PolkaGerman
- رقص پولکاFarsi
- पूर्वी यूरोप का एक िजन्दादिल नृत्यHindi
- semacam tarian gembiraIndonesian
- polca, polkaItalian
- رقص پولکاPersian
- د پولكا نڅاPashto
- polka dansı/müziğiTurkish
- 波爾卡舞Chinese (Trad.)
- ايک قسم کا ناچUrdu
- điệu nhảy pôn-kaVietnamese
- 波尔卡舞Chinese (Simp.)
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