luik

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch luik, from Middle Dutch luke.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

luik (plural luike)

  1. hatch
  2. shutter

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lœy̯k/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: luik
  • Rhymes: -œy̯k

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch luke, from the (now obsolete) verb luiken. Cognate with German Luke.

Noun[edit]

luik n (plural luiken, diminutive luikje n)

  1. hatch
  2. shutter
  3. (art) panel, as in a triptych
  4. (figuratively) first-rank section, part (of few), e.g. chapter of a plan
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Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: luik
  • Sranan Tongo: loiki

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

luik

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

Anagrams[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

luik (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. swan

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Scots[edit]

Noun[edit]

luik (plural luiks)

  1. look
  2. examination, inspection

Verb[edit]

luik (third-person singular present luiks, present participle luikin, past luikit, past participle luikit)

  1. to look
  2. to examine, inspect