krank

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to krenken (to hurt).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

krank (comparative kranker, superlative krankst)

  1. (archaic) sick, ill
    Synonym: ziek

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of krank
uninflected krank
inflected kranke
comparative kranker
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial krank kranker het krankst
het krankste
indefinite m./f. sing. kranke krankere krankste
n. sing. krank kranker krankste
plural kranke krankere krankste
definite kranke krankere krankste
partitive kranks krankers

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German krank, from Old High German *krank, from Proto-West Germanic *krank, from Proto-Germanic *krangaz, *krankaz (crooked, weak). Cognate with English crank.

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Adjective[edit]

krank (comparative kränker or kranker, superlative am kränksten or am kränkesten or am kranksten or am krankesten)

  1. ill, sick (in bad health)
    Synonym: siech (archaic)
  2. (figuratively) sick, morally or mentally degenerate
  3. (slang) very interesting or unusual (in the positive or negative); sick

Usage notes[edit]

  • As a tendency, the compared forms with umlaut are commoner in the literal sense, while those without umlaut are commoner in figurative use.

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Further reading[edit]

  • krank” in Duden online

Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German krank, from Old High German *krank, from Proto-West Germanic *krank, from Proto-Germanic *krangaz, *krankaz (crooked, weak).

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krank (comparative krenker, superlative krenkest)

  1. ill, sick
    Sie sin krank.
    They are sick.
    Die kranke Leit sin im Hospital.
    The sick people are in the hospital.
    Unser Hund is krank.
    Our dog is sick.

Declension[edit]

Declension of krank
masculine feminine neuter plural
Weak inflection nominative krank krank krank kranke
accusative kranke krank krank kranke
dative kranke kranke kranke kranke
Strong inflection nominative kranker kranke krankes kranke
accusative kranke kranke krankes kranke
dative krankem kranker krankem kranke

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German kranc, from Old High German *krank, from Proto-West Germanic *krank (weak).

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Adjective[edit]

krank (masculine kranken, neuter krankt, comparative méi krank, superlative am kranksten)

  1. ill, sick

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from English crank.

Noun[edit]

krank m (definite singular kranken, indefinite plural krankar, definite plural krankane)

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse krankr, from Middle Low German krank, from Proto-Germanic *krankaz.

Adjective[edit]

krank (masculine and feminine krank, neuter krankt, definite singular and plural kranke, comparative krankare, indefinite superlative krankast, definite superlative krankaste)

  1. weak
  2. ill, sick, sickly

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Plautdietsch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Low German krank, from Middle Low German krank, from Old Saxon *krank, from Proto-West Germanic *krank (weak).

Adjective[edit]

krank

  1. ill, sick

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