nek

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See also: nec, neck, -nek, and -nék

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch nek.

Noun[edit]

nek ‎(plural nekke)

  1. neck

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch nacke, necke, from Old Dutch *nakko, from Proto-Germanic *hnakkô.

Noun[edit]

nek m ‎(plural nekken, diminutive nekje n)

  1. (colloquial) The neck
  2. (anatomy) The nape

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Verb[edit]

nek

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

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nec

Conjunction[edit]

nek

  1. neither, nor
    nek ... nek ...
    neither ... nor ...
    Li nek estas bona nek malbona
    He is neither good nor bad.
    • 1910, J. A. Mitchell, trans. Lehman Wendelld La lasta Usonano, Project Gutenberg transcription
      La Usonanoj posedis nek literaturon, nek arton, nek muzikon proprajn.
      The Americans possessed neither literature, nor art, nor their own music.

Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Johor-Selangor) IPA(key): /neʔ/
  • (Riau-Lingga) IPA(key): /nɪʔ/

Noun[edit]

nek

  1. grandmother

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Novial[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

nek

  1. neither ... nor

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Particle[edit]

nek

  1. let, may

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English neck

Noun[edit]

nek

  1. (anatomy) neck, throat