bidarka


bidarka
/buy dahr"keuh/, n.
a sealskin boat used by Aleuts and southern Alaskan Eskimos.
Also, bidara /buy dahr"euh/, bidarkee /buy dahr"kee/, baidarka.
[1825-35; < Russ baidárka, equiv. to baidár(a) kind of river craft (appar. akin to baidák river craft, barge, ORuss baidaku, bodaku, of obscure orig.) + -ka dim. suffix]

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  • Bidarka — Bidarkee Bi*dar kee, Bidarka Bi*dar ka, n. [Russ. baidarka, dim. Cf. {Baidar}.] A portable boat made of skins stretched on a frame. [Alaska] The Century. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bidarka — noun A kind of kayak used by Eskimos …   Wiktionary

  • bidarka —    (bee DAHR kah) [Russian: a little coracle] An Alaskan Eskimo boat made of sealskin …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • bidarka — bi·dar·ka …   English syllables

  • bidarka — /baɪˈdakə/ (say buy dahkuh) noun a sealskin boat used by the Inuit people of Alaska. Also, bidarkee /baɪˈdaki/ (say buy dahkee). {Russian, diminutive of baidara coracle} …   Australian English dictionary

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  • baidarka — variant of bidarka * * * /buy dahr keuh/, n. bidarka …   Useful english dictionary

  • bai|dar|ka — «by DAHR kuh», noun. = bidarka. (Cf. ↑bidarka) …   Useful english dictionary

  • bi|dar|kee — «by DAHR kee», noun. = bidarka. (Cf. ↑bidarka) …   Useful english dictionary