baks

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Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wahs, from Old High German wahs, from Proto-Germanic *wahsą. Cognate with German Wachs, Dutch was, English wax, Icelandic vax.

Noun[edit]

baks m

  1. (Sette Comuni) wax
    Often dar baks machet skliiban zobia de haut bon banaan.
    Wax is often slippery, like a banana peel.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “baks” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Back-formation from baksa (to toil, to struggle).

Noun[edit]

baks n (genitive singular baks, no plural)

  1. toil, struggle, hard work
    Synonyms: erfiði, strit, streð, púl, puð, basl
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of bak (back).

Noun[edit]

baks n

  1. indefinite genitive singular of bak

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the English plural of buck (dollar).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

baks m anim

  1. (colloquial, slightly dated) U.S. dollar

Declension[edit]

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

baks

  1. indefinite genitive singular of bak
  2. indefinite genitive plural of bak