bek

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bek ‎(plural beks)

  1. Alternative form of bey (Turkish governor)

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Czech[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from English back. See also bachyně.[1]

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Noun[edit]

bek m anim

  1. (sports, colloquial) back [20th c.]
    • 1996, Bohumil Hrabal, Ze zápisníku zapisovatele[1], Praha: Pražská imaginace, ISBN 80-7110-165-6, page 251:
      Vojta Bradáč dvěma góly vyrovnal a pak zdánlivě kulhající Puč najednou nekulhal, obešel halvy, pak po něm vystartoval bek Černý, ale Puč dělovkou překonal brankáře Tichého a já jsem odcházel z hřiště smutný…
      Vojta Bradáč equalized with two goals and then seemingly limping Puč suddenly wasn't limping, got through the half-backs, then back Černý started off against him, but Puč defeated goalkeeper Tichý with a hard shot and I was leaving the pitch sad…
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bek m inan

  1. (sports, colloquial) defense (portion of a team dedicated to defending) [20th c.]
    • 1999, Vlasta Chramostová, Vlasta Chramostová[2], Brno: Doplněk, ISBN 80-7239-054-6, page 176:
      Standíkovi bylo třináct čtrnáct a hrál na beku.
      Standík was thirteen or fourteen and played in the defense.
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Noun[edit]

bek m inan

  1. bleat
    • 1902, Josef K. Šlejhar, Temno[3], J. Otto, page 210:
      V tu dobu zase žalný bekot telátka přerývavě zazněl z chléva. Nejistý, bázlivý byl to bek […]
      Sad bleating was heard disjointedly from the barn in that time. It was uncertain, timid bleating […]
  2. cry
    • 1900, Holeček, Josef, Květy[4], volume 45:
      Frantík tentokrát nedal se pro sklamání do beku.
      This time Frantík didn't start crying because of his disappointment.
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bek

  1. (onomatopoeia) The characteristic cry of a roe deer.
    • 2015, Karel Čapek, Hordubal[5], KKnihy.cz, ISBN 978-80-88061-21-2, page 37:
      Bek, bek, povídá, zadupe kopýtky a kluše dál.
      Bek, bek, she says, stamps with its little hooves and keeps trotting.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "bek" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, ISBN 978-80-7335-393-3, page 80.

External links[edit]

  • bek in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • bek in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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Noun[edit]

bek m ‎(plural bekken, diminutive bekje n)

  1. a bird's beak
  2. any animal's mouth (such as a snout)
  3. (informal) a human mouth
    Hou je bek!: Shut your mouth!
    op je bek gaan: (informal) to fall, to trip over (so that fall is face-down)

Verb[edit]

bek

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

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Papiamentu[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bek

  1. back

Noun[edit]

bek

  1. back

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English bag.

Noun[edit]

bek

  1. bag

Etymology 2[edit]

From English back.

Adverb[edit]

bek

  1. back
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 3:19 (translation here):
      Na bai yu wok hat tru long kisim kaikai bilong yu na tuhat bai i kamap long pes bilong yu. Na bai yu hatwok oltaim inap yu dai na yu go bek long graun. Long wanem, mi bin wokim yu long graun, na bai yu go bek gen long graun.”
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