jak

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See also: Jak, -jak, -ják, and јак

Czech[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Panslavic; from Old Czech kak, from Proto-Slavic *kako ‎(how). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kʷo-.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

jak

  1. how
    Jak se máš/máte? - How are you?

Conjunction[edit]

jak

  1. as

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Tibetan གཡག ‎(g.yag),[2] from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *g-jak ~ g-jaŋ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jak m

  1. yak (mammal)

References[edit]

  1. ^ jak¹ in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007
  2. ^ jak² in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007

External links[edit]

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

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nl

Etymology 1[edit]

From Tibetan གཡག ‎(g.yag), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *g-jak ~ g-jaŋ.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

jak m ‎(plural jaks, diminutive jakje n)

  1. yak, the ox-like Himalayan bovine, Bos grunniens
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

cognate with jacket

Noun[edit]

jak n ‎(plural jakken, diminutive jakje n)

  1. tight upper body garment

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tibetan གཡག ‎(g.yag), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *g-jak ~ g-jaŋ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jak ‎(plural jakok)

  1. yak

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative jak jakok
accusative jakot jakokat
dative jaknak jakoknak
instrumental jakkal jakokkal
causal-final jakért jakokért
translative jakká jakokká
terminative jakig jakokig
essive-formal jakként jakokként
essive-modal
inessive jakban jakokban
superessive jakon jakokon
adessive jaknál jakoknál
illative jakba jakokba
sublative jakra jakokra
allative jakhoz jakokhoz
elative jakból jakokból
delative jakról jakokról
ablative jaktól jakoktól
Possessive forms of jak
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. jakom jakjaim
2nd person sing. jakod jakjaid
3rd person sing. jakja jakjai
1st person plural jakunk jakjaink
2nd person plural jakotok jakjaitok
3rd person plural jakjuk jakjaik

Kashubian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

jak

  1. how

Conjunction[edit]

jak

  1. how

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

jak

  1. rafsi of jarki.

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

jak

  1. how
    Jak masz na imię? – What is your name? (informal)
    Jak się masz? – How are you? (informal)
    Jak to zrobiłeś? – How did you do that?
Related terms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

jak

  1. as
    Jak widać, jeszcze nie skończyłam.
    As you can see, I haven't finished yet.
    Jego ojciec jest silny jak wół.
    His father is strong as an ox.
  2. like
    Wyglądasz jak obcokrajowiec.
    You look like a foreigner.
  3. (colloquial) when; replaces kiedy, gdy
    Jak byłem w lesie, to widziałem niedźwiedzia.
    When I was in the forest, I saw me a bear.
  4. (colloquial) if; replaces jeśli, jeżeli
    Jak będziesz dalej tak robiła, to w końcu cię rzuci.
    If you keep doing that, he'll eventually break up with you.
  5. (colloquial) than; replaces niż
    Typ nie miał więcej jak metr sześćdziesiąt.
    The guy was no taller than a metre and sixty centimeters.

Etymology 2[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia pl

From Tibetan གཡག ‎(g.yag), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *g-jak ~ g-jaŋ.

Noun[edit]

jak m anim

  1. yak (mammal)
Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • jak in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *akъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

jȃk ‎(definite jȃkī, comparative jȁčī, Cyrillic spelling ја̑к)

  1. strong
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Tibetan གཡག ‎(g.yag), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *g-jak ~ g-jaŋ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jȁk m ‎(Cyrillic spelling ја̏к)

  1. yak (ox-like mammal)
Declension[edit]

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tibetan གཡག ‎(g.yag), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *g-jak ~ g-jaŋ ‎(sheep, yak)

Noun[edit]

jak m ‎(genitive singular jaka, nominative plural jaky, declension pattern of dub)

  1. yak

Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • jak in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tibetan གཡག ‎(g.yag), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *g-jak ~ g-jaŋ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ják m anim ‎(genitive jáka, nominative plural jáki)

  1. yak (ox-like mammal)

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tibetan གཡག ‎(g.yag), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *g-jak ~ g-jaŋ.

Noun[edit]

jak c

  1. a yak, an ox-like mammal

Declension[edit]

Inflection of jak 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative jak jaken jakar jakarna
Genitive jaks jakens jakars jakarnas

Related terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

jak ‎(plural jaks)

  1. shark

Derived terms[edit]

Declension[edit]