blik

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German blick.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /blek/, [b̥leɡ̊]

Noun[edit]

blik n (singular definite blikket, plural indefinite blikke)

  1. look
  2. glance
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse blik, from Middle Low German blick.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /blek/, [b̥leɡ̊]

Noun[edit]

blik n

  1. (archaic) calm sea, dead calm

Usage notes[edit]

Only used in the compounds blikstille ("dead calm", adjective and noun) and havblik ("dead calm", "calm sea").

Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle Low German bleck.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /blek/, [b̥leɡ̊]

Noun[edit]

blik n (singular definite blikket, not used in plural form)

  1. sheet metal
  2. tinplate

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

blik m (plural blikken, diminutive blikje n)

  1. A glance
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

blik

  1. first-person singular present indicative of blikken
  2. imperative of blikken

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

blik n (plural blikken, diminutive blikje n)

  1. A can, tin
  2. The metallic material tins are made of
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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

blik n (genitive singular bliks, nominative plural blik)

  1. gleam, twinkle

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