brak

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See also: Brak, bräk, and bråk

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “Afrikaans brak?”

Adjective[edit]

brak ‎(comparative more brak, superlative most brak)

  1. (South Africa) Brackish.
    • 1995, Bill Sheat, Gerald Schofield, Complete Gardening in Southern Africa (page 437)
      Brak soils, which continue to be a subject of research, are unlikely to provide a major stumbling block [] However, brak conditions and their effects underline many of the principles of good soil management []

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

German Brack ‎(defective goods, defect, flaw).

Noun[edit]

brak

  1. defect

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary][1], Simferopol: Dolya, ISBN 966-7980-89-8

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

brak ‎(comparative brakker, superlative brakst)

  1. brackish
  2. (colloquial) bad
  3. (colloquial) hung over

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of brak
uninflected brak
inflected brakke
comparative brakker
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial brak brakker het brakst
het brakste
indefinite m./f. sing. brakke brakkere brakste
n. sing. brak brakker brakste
plural brakke brakkere brakste
definite brakke brakkere brakste
partitive braks brakkers

Verb[edit]

brak

  1. singular past indicative of breken

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

brak

  1. Romanization of 𐌱𐍂𐌰𐌺

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brak n ‎(genitive singular braks, no plural)

  1. crash, din
  2. wreckage, broken wood, etc.

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brak m inan

  1. lack, dearth, scarcity

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

brak ‎(defective verb)

  1. there is/are no; is/are wanting
    Na parkingu brak wolnych miejsc.
    There is no vacant space in the parking lot.

Conjugation[edit]

infinitive
present indicative brak / brak jest
past indicative było brak
future tense będzie brak
conditional byłoby brak

External links[edit]

  • brak in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *borkъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brȃk m ‎(Cyrillic spelling бра̑к)

  1. marriage

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