hoka

/ (ˈhɒkɑː) /

noun plural hoka

NZ another name for red cod

QUIZZES

CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!

How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Word Origin for hoka

Māori
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Example sentences from the Web for hoka

  • I was one day talking by the wayside with my friend Hoka, when I perceived his eyes suddenly to flash and his stature to swell.

    In the South Seas|Robert Louis Stevenson
  • It was a Corsican who had years before called him cochon sauvage—coçon chauvage, as Hoka mispronounced it.

    In the South Seas|Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Hoka, on one of his visits, fell suddenly in a brooding silence, and presently after left the ship with cold formality.

    In the South Seas|Robert Louis Stevenson