knecht

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Knecht.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈknɛxt]
  • Hyphenation: knecht

Noun[edit]

knecht m anim

  1. soldier
    Synonym: voják

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch cnecht, from Old Dutch *kneht, from Proto-West Germanic *kneht.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /knɛxt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: knecht
  • Rhymes: -ɛxt

Noun[edit]

knecht m (plural knechten or knechts, diminutive knechtje n)

  1. A servant.
  2. (by extension) An assistant, hand, employee.
  3. (derogatory) A flunky; often in diminutive form.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

(types by task/employer)

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: kneg
  • Indonesian: kenek
  • Negerhollands: knegt, knecht