slak

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch slak, from Middle Dutch slecke, slacke, from Old Dutch [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *slikkō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

slak (plural slakke)

  1. snail

Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /slɑk/
  • Hyphenation: slak
  • Rhymes: -ɑk

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch slecke, slacke, from Old Dutch [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *slikkō. Cognate with Luxembourgish Schleek.

Noun[edit]

slak f or m (plural slakken, diminutive slakje n)

  1. snail, slug (any gastropod)
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Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: slak

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German slagge, whence also German Schlacke, English slag. See the latter.

Noun[edit]

slak f (plural slakken)

  1. slag (the impurities which result and are separated out when melting a metal or refining it from its ore)
  2. hard, molten leftovers of burnt coal and other solid fuels

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse slakr

Adjective[edit]

slak (masculine and feminine slak, neuter slakt, definite singular and plural slake, comparative slakere, indefinite superlative slakest, definite superlative slakeste)

  1. slack (rope, sails)
  2. gentle (curve, slope)
  3. loose (ice)
  4. weak, feeble

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse slakr

Adjective[edit]

slak (masculine and feminine slak, neuter slakt, definite singular and plural slake, comparative slakare, indefinite superlative slakast, definite superlative slakaste)

  1. slack (rope, sails)
  2. gentle (curve, slope)
  3. loose (ice)
  4. weak, feeble

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sъvolkъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

slȃk m (Cyrillic spelling сла̑к)

  1. bindweed

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • slak” in Hrvatski jezični portal

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

slak c (plural slakken, diminutive slakje)

  1. snail

Further reading[edit]

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