koek

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See also: kök and Kök

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch koek.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

koek (plural koeke)

  1. cake
  2. tangle of hair
  3. vulva (slang)

Descendants[edit]

  • Sotho: kuku

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch coeke, from Old Dutch *kuoko, from Proto-Germanic *kōkô.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kuk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: koek
  • Rhymes: -uk

Noun[edit]

koek m (plural koeken, diminutive koekje n)

  1. cookie, cake, biscuit, wafer
  2. (uncountable) Any type of cake or biscuit.
  3. (by extension) something doughy or sticky
  4. (heraldry) roundel

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

koek c (plural koeken, diminutive koekje)

  1. (countable) cake
    Synonym: koeke
  2. (in the diminutive) cookie

Further reading[edit]

  • koeke (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011