kwik

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kwik (comparative kwiker, superlative kwikest)

  1. Nonstandard spelling of quick.

Usage notes[edit]

Phonemic spelling, generally used in commercial names, like Kwik Meal.


Afrikaans[edit]

Chemical element
Hg Previous: goud (Au)
Next: tallium (Tl)

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kwik, short for kwikzilver.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kwik (uncountable)

  1. mercury

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl
Chemical element
Hg Previous: goud (Au)
Next: thallium (Tl)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kʋɪk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kwik
  • Rhymes: -ɪk

Etymology 1[edit]

From kwikzilver.

Noun[edit]

kwik n (uncountable)

  1. the element mercury
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch quic, from Old Dutch quic, from Proto-Germanic *kwikwaz. Compare English quick.

Adjective[edit]

kwik (comparative kwikker, superlative kwikst)

  1. Alternative form of kwiek.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of kwik
uninflected kwik
inflected kwikke
comparative kwikker
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial kwik kwikker het kwikst
het kwikste
indefinite m./f. sing. kwikke kwikkere kwikste
n. sing. kwik kwikker kwikste
plural kwikke kwikkere kwikste
definite kwikke kwikkere kwikste
partitive kwiks kwikkers

Limburgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kwik n

  1. (uncountable) mercury
  2. A part of mercury

Saterland Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian quik, from Proto-Germanic *kwikwaz (living; active). More at quick.

Adjective[edit]

kwik

  1. perk; nimble

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English quick.

Adjective[edit]

kwik

  1. quick