Dumka meaning

do͝om'kə
A song, especially a Slavic folk song, that has alternating happy and sad passages.
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A genre of instrumental folk music from Ukraine.
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Origin of dumka

  • Slovak Ukrainian folk song from Ukrainian diminutive of duma thought, memory, narrative poem of Germanic origin dhē- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Ukrainian думка (dúmka), diminutive of дума (dúma, “sung epic poem").
    From Wiktionary