plak

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *plaka ‘old man’, from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₃kos (compare Lithuanian pìlkas ‘grey’), from *pl̥h₃- ‘pale, grey’. Possibly related to Ancient Greek παλαιός (palaiós, ancient, old).

Adjective[edit]

plak

  1. (of people) old, aged

Noun[edit]

plak m (feminine equivalent plakë)

  1. old man

See also[edit]


Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

plak m

  1. plaque (on teeth)

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

plak c (plural plakken, diminutive plakje n)

  1. A slice, rasher (of bacon or cheese), slab (of chocolate)
    Ik heb een cake gebakken, wil je een plak? - I've baked a cake, would you like a slice?
  2. Anything resembling such a slice
  3. A specific coin
  4. plaque on teeth
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

plak c (plural plakken, diminutive plakje n)

  1. A ferule, flat solid wooden punitive implement, usually applied on the hand(s)
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

plak

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

References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

Anagrams[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

plak (definite accusative plağı, plural plaklar)

  1. gramophone record, vinyl record

Declension[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

plak (plural plaks)

  1. experience

Declension[edit]


West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

plak n (plural plakken)

  1. A place
  2. A position
  3. A status, standing