plak

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See also: Plak and plāk-

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *plaka-, from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₂-ko- < *pelh₂-. Compare Lithuanian pìlkas (grey).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

plak m (indefinite plural pleq, definite singular plaku, definite plural pleqtë)[2]

  1. old man, oldster, elder
    See also: plakë f (old woman)
    Antonyms: ri, re
  2. family head; elderly man (head of a household)
    Synonyms: prijës, zot shtëpie
  3. (ethnography) chieftain, head(man), chairman, leader, mentor (elderly man elected to settle disputes, decides on affairs of the village/tribe)
    Synonyms: kryetar, prijës, udhëheqës
  4. king (card game)
    Synonyms: mbret, car

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

plak (first-person singular past tense plaka, participle plakur)

  1. (active, transitive) I make old; I make (someone) look old
  2. (active, transitive, colloquial, figuratively) I delay

plákem (first-person singular past tense u plaka, participle plakur)

  1. (passive, reflexive) I age; I become/grow/get old
  2. (passive, reflexive, figuratively) I live long; I overlive (living a long life)
    Synonyms: rroj, mbijetoj, përjetoj
  3. (passive, reflexive, figuratively) I become wise, gain experience; I turn to a master (for something; work, activity, life, etc.)
    Synonyms: zotëroj, urdhëroj, mbizotëroj

Adverb[edit]

plak

  1. oldly, elderly, agedly, hoarily
    Synonym: pleqërisht
    (adjectives:) Synonyms: lashtë, moshuar, plakur, pleqërisht, vjetër, vjetruar

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • [1] m. noun plak (engl. old man) • active verb plak (engl. I make (someone look) old) • Fjalor Shqip (Albanian Dictionary)
  • [2] passive verb plakem (engl. I age; I get/become/ old, etc.) • Fjalor Shqip (Albanian Dictionary)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stefan Schumacher & Joachim Matzinger, Die Verben des Altalbanischen: Belegwörterbuch, Vorgeschichte und Etymologie (Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 2013), 230.
  2. ^ Oda Buchholz, Wilfried Fiedler, Gerda Uhlisch (2000) Langenscheidt Handwörterbuch Albanisch, Langenscheidt Verlag, →ISBN, page 430 (noun plak)

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

plak m

  1. plaque (on teeth)

Further reading[edit]

  • plak in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • plak in Akademický slovník cizích slov, 1995, at prirucka.ujc.cas.cz

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /plɑk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑk

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably related to plek (spot)

Noun[edit]

plak c (plural plakken, diminutive plakje n)

  1. A slice, rasher (of bacon or cheese), slab (of chocolate)
    Ik heb een cake gebakken, wil je een plak?
    I've baked a cake, would you like a slice?
  2. Anything resembling such a slice
  3. A specific coin
  4. plaque on teeth
Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: plak
  • Papiamentu: plaka

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

plak c (plural plakken, diminutive plakje n)

  1. A ferule, flat solid wooden punitive implement, usually applied on the hand(s)
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

plak

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

References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

Anagrams[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch plak, from Middle Dutch plagge; placke; plecke; placken, from Old Dutch *plakko, *plakka, from Proto-Germanic *plaggą. Doublet of plakat

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /plak/
  • Hyphenation: plak

Noun[edit]

plak (plural, first-person possessive plakku, second-person possessive plakmu, third-person possessive plaknya)

  1. (biology, medicine, pathology) plaque, a broad patch of abnormal tissue distinguishable from surrounding tissue, especially a broad papule (“inflamed, irritated patch”) on the skin.
  2. (biology, medicine, pathology) plaque, an abnormal accumulation of material in or on an organ of the body, often associated with disease.

Further reading[edit]


Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English flag.

Noun[edit]

plak

  1. flag

Etymology 2[edit]

From English plug.

Noun[edit]

plak

  1. plug; spark plug

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

plak (definite accusative plağı, plural plaklar)

  1. gramophone record, vinyl record

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative plak
Definite accusative plağı
Singular Plural
Nominative plak plaklar
Definite accusative plağı plakları
Dative plağa plaklara
Locative plakta plaklarda
Ablative plaktan plaklardan
Genitive plağın plakların
Possessive forms
Nominative Singular Plural
1st singular plağım plaklarım
2nd singular plağın plakların
3rd singular plağı plakları
1st plural plağımız plaklarımız
2nd plural plağınız plaklarınız
3rd plural plakları plakları
Definite accusative Singular Plural
1st singular plağımı plaklarımı
2nd singular plağını plaklarını
3rd singular plağını plaklarını
1st plural plağımızı plaklarımızı
2nd plural plağınızı plaklarınızı
3rd plural plaklarını plaklarını
Dative Singular Plural
1st singular plağıma plaklarıma
2nd singular plağına plaklarına
3rd singular plağına plaklarına
1st plural plağımıza plaklarımıza
2nd plural plağınıza plaklarınıza
3rd plural plaklarına plaklarına
Locative Singular Plural
1st singular plağımda plaklarımda
2nd singular plağında plaklarında
3rd singular plağında plaklarında
1st plural plağımızda plaklarımızda
2nd plural plağınızda plaklarınızda
3rd plural plaklarında plaklarında
Ablative Singular Plural
1st singular plağımdan plaklarımdan
2nd singular plağından plaklarından
3rd singular plağından plaklarından
1st plural plağımızdan plaklarımızdan
2nd plural plağınızdan plaklarınızdan
3rd plural plaklarından plaklarından
Genitive Singular Plural
1st singular plağımın plaklarımın
2nd singular plağının plaklarının
3rd singular plağının plaklarının
1st plural plağımızın plaklarımızın
2nd plural plağınızın plaklarınızın
3rd plural plaklarının plaklarının

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

plak (nominative plural plaks)

  1. experience

Declension[edit]


West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either from Old Frisian plekk or Dutch plek, plak, both ultimately from Proto-Germanic *plakjō (spot, stain).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

plak n (plural plakken, diminutive plakje)

  1. place
  2. position
  3. status, standing

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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