vlak

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Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From vláčet (tow, haul), a calque of German Zug.

Noun[edit]

vlak m

  1. A train

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Germanic, cognate with German flach.

Adjective[edit]

vlak (comparative vlakker, superlative vlakst)

  1. flat, plane
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Noun[edit]

vlak n (plural vlakken, diminutive vlakje n)

  1. (literally) A plain, a flat surface
  2. (figuratively) A domain, sphere, field of interest
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Adverb[edit]

vlak

  1. straight, immediately, just
    De Aardes natuurlijke satelliet, de Maan, moet vlak na de vorming van de Aarde zijn ontstaan
    Earth's natural satellite, the Moon, must have arisen just after the formation of the Earth.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative form of vlek.

Noun[edit]

vlak f (plural vlakken, diminutive vlakje n)

  1. A spot, soiled mark

Verb[edit]

vlak

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

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Czech vlak, itself calqued after German Zug.

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Noun[edit]

vlȃk m (Cyrillic spelling вла̑к)

  1. (Croatia) train

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  • (Bosnian, Serbian): vȏz

Slovene[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Czech vlak, itself calqued after German Zug.

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Noun[edit]

vlák m inan (genitive vláka, nominative plural vláki)

  1. train (line of connected cars or carriages)

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