hoek

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See also: Hoek and hök

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch hoec, huoc, from Old Dutch *huok, from Proto-West Germanic *hōk, from Proto-Germanic *hōkaz (hook), from Proto-Indo-European *kog-, *keg-, *keng- (peg, hook, claw).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɦuk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hoek
  • Rhymes: -uk

Noun[edit]

hoek m (plural hoeken, diminutive hoekje n)

  1. corner
  2. angle

Derived terms[edit]

- general:

- toponyms:

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: hoek
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: hoek
  • Jersey Dutch: hûk
  • Negerhollands: hoek
  • Indonesian: hoek, hook, huk (land or building at a corner)
  • Papiamentu: huki, hoeki

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from Dutch hoek (corner, angle), from Middle Dutch hoec, huoc, from Old Dutch *huok, from Proto-Germanic *hōkaz (hook), from Proto-Indo-European *kog-, *keg-, *keng- (peg, hook, claw).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hoek (first-person possessive hoekku, second-person possessive hoekmu, third-person possessive hoeknya)

  1. (colloquial) alternative form of huk (land or building at the corner).