laak

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch lake, from Old Dutch *laka, from Proto-Germanic *lakō(drain, ditch, stream, pool), from Proto-Indo-European *leǵ-(to leak, drain).

Noun[edit]

laak f ‎(plural laken, diminutive laakje n)

  1. (obsolete) pond, pool, lake
  2. watercourse, stream
  3. A drainage ditch.
  4. border, limit; frontier
  5. marshland

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

laak f ‎(plural laken)

  1. (dated) leech

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

laak

  1. first-person singular present indicative of laken
  2. imperative of laken

Anagrams[edit]