lok

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See also: Lok, lök, and løk

Afrikaans[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch lokken, from Middle Dutch locken, from Old Dutch loccon, from Proto-Germanic *lukkōną.

Verb[edit]

lok (present lok, present participle lokkende, past participle gelok)

  1. (transitive) to lure, to bait

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch lok, from Middle Dutch locke.

Noun[edit]

lok (plural lokke, diminutive lokkie)

  1. lock of hair

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

lok m

  1. gulp, swallow of a liquid

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɔk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lok
  • Rhymes: -ɔk

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch locke.

Noun[edit]

lok f (plural lokken, diminutive lokje n)

  1. lock of hair
    Synonym: haarlok
  2. one curl in hair of the head, confer goldilocks
    Synonym: haarlok
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: lok

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

lok n (plural lokken, diminutive lokje n)

  1. (archaic) hole
    Synonyms: gat, hol, holte
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

lok

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

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lok, from Proto-Germanic *lūkaną (to close, shut, cover).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lok n (genitive singular loks, nominative plural lok)

  1. lid

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Javanese ꦭꦸꦏ꧀ (luk), from Old Javanese eluk, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *həluk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lok (Jawi spelling لوق)

  1. crooked (having one or more bends or angles)

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sicilian locu.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lok m (plural lokijiet)

  1. place

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of lokomotiv

Noun[edit]

lok n (definite singular loket, indefinite plural lok, definite plural loka or lokene)

  1. a loco (short for locomotive)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Short form of lokomotiv

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lok n (definite singular loket, indefinite plural lok, definite plural loka)

  1. a loco (short for locomotive)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse lok

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lok n (definite singular loket, indefinite plural lok, definite plural loka)

  1. alternative form of lokk
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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Locke.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lok m inan (diminutive loczek)

  1. curl, lock
    Synonym: pukiel

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • lok in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • lok in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lǫkъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lọ̑k m inan

  1. bow (weapon)

Inflection[edit]

Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. lók
gen. sing. lóka
singular dual plural
nominative lók lóka lóki
accusative lók lóka lóke
genitive lóka lókov lókov
dative lóku lókoma lókom
locative lóku lókih lókih
instrumental lókom lókoma lóki

Further reading[edit]

  • lok”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short for lokomotiv

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lok n

  1. engine, loco, locomotive; The machine which pulls a train forward.

Declension[edit]

Declension of lok 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lok loket lok loken
Genitive loks lokets loks lokens

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English lock.

Noun[edit]

lok

  1. lock

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

lok (nominative plural loks)

  1. mirror

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lok n (no plural, diminutive lokje)

  1. luck, fortune
    Synonym: gelok

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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