lak

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See also: Lak, lák, łąk, and läk-

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *lak-, from Proto-Indo-European *lh2k- (twisted; twig, sprig (as a loop)). Cognate to Latin lax (bait, lure, noose, slip), laqueus (cord, rope (as noose, slip)).

Noun[edit]

lak m

  1. chain (trap for wild animals)
  2. noose
  3. snare
  4. slip
  5. knot
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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

lak m

  1. lacquer

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Danish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lak c, n (singular definite lakken or lakket, plural indefinite lakker, plural definite lakkerne)

  1. lacquer

Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lak m, n (plural lakken, diminutive lakje n)

  1. lacquer
  2. indifference (only as part of fixed expression (ergens) lak aan hebben)

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *lakka (roof).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɒk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lak

Noun[edit]

lak (plural lakok)

  1. (poetic) dwelling
    • 1843, Sándor Petőfi, Távolból (From a Distance), poem lines 1–2 [1]
      Kis lak áll a nagy Duna mentében;
      Oh mi drága e lakocska nékem!
      A small house stands along the big Danube;
      Oh how dear this tiny house is to me!
    • 1872, Mór Jókai, Az arany ember,[2] chapter 1:
      Timár a rejtett tanya felé irányozta lépteit. A virágoskerten keresztül már látszott valami út, mely a lakhoz vezet, csakhogy azt is úgy belepte a fű, hogy a rajta járó lépése nem okozott dobajt; egész nesztelenül juthatott el a kis verandáig.

Declension[edit]

See this reference site for the possessive declensions [3]

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lak n (genitive singular laks, nominative plural lök)

  1. sheet, bedsheet

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Verb[edit]

lak

  1. first person singular past indicative of leka
  2. third person singular past indicative of leka
    Vatnið lak úr vaskinum.
    The water leaked from the sink.

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

lak

  1. rafsi of lakse.

Luo[edit]

Noun[edit]

lak (plural lake)

  1. tooth

Rohingya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bengali

Numeral[edit]

lak

  1. (cardinal) hundred thousand

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lьgъkъ, from pre-Slavic *h₁ln̥gʷʰ-u-ko, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lengʷʰ-.

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Adjective[edit]

lȁk (definite lȁkī, comparative lȁkšī, Cyrillic spelling ла̏к)

  1. easy
  2. light
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Etymology 2[edit]

From German Lack, from Italian lacca.

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Noun[edit]

lȁk m (Cyrillic spelling ла̏к)

  1. lacquer
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Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

lak (plural laks)

  1. lake

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Walloon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lacus, from Proto-Indo-European *lakw- (lake, pool).

Noun[edit]

lak m (plural laks)

  1. lake

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