krokodil

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See also: Krokodil and krokodíl

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Russian крокоди́л (krokodíl, crocodile), because of its damaging effects on the skin.

Noun[edit]

krokodil (uncountable)

  1. (slang) The drug desomorphine.
    • 2016, Simon Shuster, Time magazine, [1]
      But other synthetic drugs, such the ones known in the streets as bath salts, now dominate the market in Russia, while the most common sign of krokodil is the quiet devastation it has left behind.

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch krokodil, from Middle Dutch crocodil, from Latin crocodīlus, from Ancient Greek κροκόδειλος (krokódeilos).

Noun[edit]

krokodil (plural krokodille)

  1. crocodile

Derived terms[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch crocodil, from Latin crocodīlus, from Ancient Greek κροκόδειλος (krokódeilos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌkroː.koːˈdɪl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kro‧ko‧dil
  • Rhymes: -ɪl

Noun[edit]

krokodil m or f (plural krokodillen, diminutive krokodilletje n)

  1. crocodile

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: krokodil

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin crocodilus, from Ancient Greek κροκόδειλος (krokódeilos). Via German Krokodil is also a possibility.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkrokodil]
  • Hyphenation: kro‧ko‧dil

Noun[edit]

krokodil (plural krokodilok)

  1. crocodile

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative krokodil krokodilok
accusative krokodilt krokodilokat
dative krokodilnak krokodiloknak
instrumental krokodillal krokodilokkal
causal-final krokodilért krokodilokért
translative krokodillá krokodilokká
terminative krokodilig krokodilokig
essive-formal krokodilként krokodilokként
essive-modal
inessive krokodilban krokodilokban
superessive krokodilon krokodilokon
adessive krokodilnál krokodiloknál
illative krokodilba krokodilokba
sublative krokodilra krokodilokra
allative krokodilhoz krokodilokhoz
elative krokodilból krokodilokból
delative krokodilról krokodilokról
ablative krokodiltól krokodiloktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
krokodilé krokodiloké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
krokodiléi krokodilokéi
Possessive forms of krokodil
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. krokodilom krokodiljaim
2nd person sing. krokodilod krokodiljaid
3rd person sing. krokodilja krokodiljai
1st person plural krokodilunk krokodiljaink
2nd person plural krokodilotok krokodiljaitok
3rd person plural krokodiljuk krokodiljaik

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French crocodile

Noun[edit]

krokodil

  1. crocodile

References[edit]

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

krokòdil m (Cyrillic spelling кроко̀дил)

  1. crocodile

Declension[edit]


Seychellois Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French crocodile

Noun[edit]

krokodil

  1. crocodile

References[edit]

  • Danielle D’Offay et Guy Lionnet, Diksyonner Kreol - Franse / Dictionnaire Créole Seychellois - Français

Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

Noun[edit]

krokodil c

  1. crocodile (reptile)

Declension[edit]

Declension of krokodil 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative krokodil krokodilen krokodiler krokodilerna
Genitive krokodils krokodilens krokodilers krokodilernas

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

krokodil c (plural krokodillen, diminutive krokodiltsje)

  1. crocodile

Alternative forms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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