Janek

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Jan +‎ -ek.

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Janek m anim

  1. (colloquial) A diminutive of the male given name Jan.
    • 1922, Karel Čapek, Věc Makropulos[1]:
      Janek vás miloval! Zabil se pro vás!
      Janek loved you! He killed himself for you!
    Synonyms: Honza, Jenda, Jeník
  2. (derogatory) Alternative form of janek (fool)
    • 1892, Jaromír Hrubý, “Chudí lidé”, in Spisy Fedora Michajloviče Dostojevského[2], Praha: Tisk. J. Otty, translation of Бедные люди (Bednye lyudi) by Fyodor M. Dostoyevsky, page 111:
      A vždyť se přihází nezřídka, že největší štěstí mívá hloupý Janek.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    Synonyms: blázen, hloupý Honza, hlupák

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Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Janek

  1. A male given name, variant of Jaan/Johannes.

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈja.nɛk/
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Proper noun[edit]

Janek m pers

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Jan; Johnny

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Janek f

  1. genitive plural of Janka

Further reading[edit]

  • Janek in Polish dictionaries at PWN