kaak

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See also: kak, käk, kåk, k’áak’, and как

Bau Bidayuh[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaak

  1. crow (any bird of the genus Corvus)

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaːk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kaak
  • Rhymes: -aːk

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kekǭ, *kēkǭ, *kakǭ, *kaukǭ, *keukǭ (jaw; palate; pharynx), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵyewh₁- (to chew). Cognate with Saterland Frisian Sooke (cheek), West Frisian tsjeak (jaw), English cheek, Swedish käke (jaw; jowl), Norwegian kjake (jaw), Old Norse kók (mouth; gullet).

Noun[edit]

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kaak m or f (plural kaken, diminutive kaakje n)

  1. jaw
  2. cheek, cone
  3. gill
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

kaak m or f (plural kaken, diminutive kaakje n)

  1. pillory
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Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from English cake.

Noun[edit]

kaak m or f (plural kaken, diminutive kaakje n)

  1. ship biscuit

Usage notes[edit]

Commonly used in the diminutive form

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

kaak

  1. first-person singular present indicative of kaken
  2. imperative of kaken

References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Eskimo *kaɣǝ-. Cognate with Inupiaq kauk (walrus skin for food).

Noun[edit]

kaak (plural kaat)

  1. walrus skin