drek

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See also: dřék

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

drek (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of dreck

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Dreck, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *þrakjaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

drek m

  1. (archaic) shit
  2. (figuratively) nothing

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • drek in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • drek in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch drec, from Old Dutch *threkk, form Proto-West Germanic *þraki, from Proto-Germanic *þrakjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)terǵ-, *(s)terḱ-, *(s)treḱ- (manure, dung; to sully, soil, decay). Compare English dreck, German Dreck (dirt; filth), Old Norse þrekkr, Swedish träck. Wider Indo-European cognates include Latin stercus (dung, manure).

Noun[edit]

drek m (uncountable)

  1. dirt, filth
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From direct.[1]

Adverb[edit]

drek

  1. (dialectal) later, later today
    Synonym: straks

References[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Dreck, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *þrakjaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

drȅk m (Cyrillic spelling дре̏к)

  1. (dialectal) shit, crap
  2. (dialectal) dreck

Declension[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Dreck, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *þrakjaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

drȅk m inan

  1. (vulgar) shit

Inflection[edit]

Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nominative drèk
genitive drêka
singular
nominative drèk
accusative drèk
genitive drêka
dative drêku
locative drêku
instrumental drêkom