flink

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

flink m

  1. (informal) idler, loafer

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Further reading[edit]

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

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German flink (bright, shining, quick). Cognate to Plautdietsch flinkj (quick).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /flenk/, [fleŋˀɡ̊]

Adjective[edit]

flink

  1. nice, friendly
  2. nice, well-behaved
  3. good (competent, talented)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of flink
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular flink flinkere flinkest2
Neuter singular flinkt flinkere flinkest2
Plural flinke flinkere flinkest2
Definite attributive1 flinke flinkere flinkeste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

flink (comparative flinker, superlative flinkst)

  1. large, sturdy
  2. brave, showing no pain or fear
  3. considerable

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of flink
uninflected flink
inflected flinke
comparative flinker
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial flink flinker het flinkst
het flinkste
indefinite m./f. sing. flinke flinkere flinkste
n. sing. flink flinker flinkste
plural flinke flinkere flinkste
definite flinke flinkere flinkste
partitive flinks flinkers

Adverb[edit]

flink

  1. considerably, very

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via German Low German from Middle Low German flink (gleaming).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

flink (comparative flinker, superlative am flinksten)

  1. quick, nimble

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Low German flink

Adjective[edit]

flink (neuter singular flinkt, definite singular and plural flinke, comparative flinkere, indefinite superlative flinkest, definite superlative flinkeste)

  1. clever, proficient, competent, good (at)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Low German flink

Adjective[edit]

flink (neuter singular flinkt, definite singular and plural flinke, comparative flinkare, indefinite superlative flinkast, definite superlative flinkaste)

  1. clever, proficient, competent, good (at)

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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

flink (comparative flinkare, superlative flinkast)

  1. who works in a quick and accurate manner; able to do something very quickly yet still very accurately

Declension[edit]

Inflection of flink
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular flink flinkare flinkast
Neuter singular flinkt flinkare flinkast
Plural flinka flinkare flinkast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 flinke flinkare flinkaste
All flinka flinkare flinkaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.