smak

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch smacken, of imitative origin. See also German schmatzen, English smack, and smash.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑk

Noun[edit]

smak c (plural smakken, diminutive smakje n)

  1. crash, blow, smack

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Verb[edit]

smak

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

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old English smæc, smæċċ, from Proto-West Germanic *smakk, *smakku, from Proto-Germanic *smakkuz. Some forms are influenced by smacchen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

smak

  1. The taste (of things).
  2. The sense of taste.
  3. A smell or odour.
  4. (rare) The feeling of joy.
  5. (rare) A disgrace or blemish.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: smack
  • Scots: smack

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German smak, from Proto-Germanic *smakkuz (taste, smack).

Noun[edit]

smak m (definite singular smaken, indefinite plural smaker, definite plural smakene)

  1. taste (both in food and fashion)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

smak

  1. imperative of smake

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Low German smak, from Proto-Germanic *smakkuz (taste, smack).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

smak m (definite singular smaken, indefinite plural smakar, definite plural smakane)

  1. taste (both in food and fashion)
    Eg likar smaken av mango.
    I like the taste of mango.
    Han har god smak i musikk.
    He has good taste in music.

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

smak

  1. imperative of smaka

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German smak, smake, from Old Saxon *smakk, *smak, from Proto-West Germanic *smakku.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

smak m inan (diminutive smaczek)

  1. the sense of taste
  2. a particular taste; a flavour

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

smȁk m (Cyrillic spelling сма̏к)

  1. end, termination
    smak sv(ij)eta - end of the world

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German smak, smake, from Old Saxon *smakk, *smak, from Proto-West Germanic *smakku.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

smak c

  1. taste (both in food and fashion)

Declension[edit]

Declension of smak 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative smak smaken smaker smakerna
Genitive smaks smakens smakers smakernas

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