doek

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Afrikaans doek.

Noun[edit]

doek (plural doeks)

  1. (South Africa) A cloth, especially one worn on the head.
    • 1965, Doris Lessing, Landlocked, HarperPerennial 1995, p. 227:
      He said: “What have you got that filthy doek on your head for?”

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch doec, from Old Dutch *duok, from Proto-Germanic *dōkaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

doek m, n (plural doeken, diminutive doekje n)

  1. cloth, linen, fabric

doek m (plural doeken, diminutive doekje n)

  1. a piece of cloth

doek n (plural doeken, diminutive doekje n)

  1. screen, curtain (at the theater)
  2. canvas
  3. painting on canvas

Synonyms[edit]

  • (piece of cloth): lap

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Zhuang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *tokᴰ (to drop). Cognate with Thai ตก (dtòk), Lao ຕົກ (tok), ᦷᦎᧅ (ṫok), Shan တူၵ်း (túuk), Ahom 𑜄𑜤𑜀𑜫 (tuk).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Standard Zhuang) IPA(key): /tok˥/
  • Tone numbers: doek7
  • Hyphenation: doek

Verb[edit]

doek (old orthography dɵk, Sawndip forms 𬻨, , , , , , ⿰氵笠, 𭰚, 𮒏, , ⿰忄徒, 𭢥, , ⿺失独, ⿱入独, ⿱不独, ⿱穴独, 𥫫, ⿰亻独)

  1. to fall; to drop