hoik

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly originally a form of hike (itself of unclear etymology).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hoik (countable and uncountable, plural hoiks)

  1. (cricket, countable) A wild hook shot played without style.
  2. (New Zealand) Sputum.

Verb[edit]

hoik (third-person singular simple present hoiks, present participle hoiking, simple past and past participle hoiked)

  1. (cricket) To play such a shot.
  2. (informal, transitive) To lift (a heavy object) carelessly; hoist.
  3. (informal, transitive) To throw something out.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter VIII:
      “What are your plans now?” “I propose to hoik you out of that chair and seat myself in it and take that book, the early chapters of which I found most gripping, and start catching up with my reading and try to forget.”
  4. (New Zealand) To spit.

References[edit]

  1. ^ hoick, v.1.”, in OED Online Paid subscription required, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 28 July 2019.

Anagrams[edit]


Ludian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Finnish hoikka.

Adjective[edit]

hoik

  1. thin

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Related to Finnish hoikka.

Adjective[edit]

hoik

  1. thin
  2. slim, slender
  3. high (of the voice)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of hoik
nominative sing. hoik
genitive sing. hoikan
partitive sing. hoikad
partitive plur. hoikid
singular plural
nominative hoik hoikad
accusative hoikan hoikad
genitive hoikan hoikiden
partitive hoikad hoikid
essive-instructive hoikan hoikin
translative hoikaks hoikikš
inessive hoikas hoikiš
elative hoikaspäi hoikišpäi
illative ? hoikihe
adessive hoikal hoikil
ablative hoikalpäi hoikilpäi
allative hoikale hoikile
abessive hoikata hoikita
comitative hoikanke hoikidenke
prolative hoikadme hoikidme
approximative I hoikanno hoikidenno
approximative II hoikannoks hoikidennoks
egressive hoikannopäi hoikidennopäi
terminative I ? hoikihesai
terminative II hoikalesai hoikilesai
terminative III hoikassai
additive I ? hoikihepäi
additive II hoikalepäi hoikilepäi

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007) , “слабый, тонкий”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika