strak

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See also: strąk and Strąk

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch strac (tight, taut), from Old Dutch *strak, from Proto-Germanic *strakaz, *strakkaz (straight, tight, tense), from Proto-Indo-European *streg-, *treg- (stiff, rigid). Cognate with Middle Low German strac (tight, taut), Old English stræc (firm, strict, rigorous, unyielding), German strack (straight, taut). More at stretch.

Adjective[edit]

strak (comparative strakker, superlative strakst)

  1. tight
  2. tense (showing stress or strain)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of strak
uninflected strak
inflected strakke
comparative strakker
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial strak strakker het strakst
het strakste
indefinite m./f. sing. strakke strakkere strakste
n. sing. strak strakker strakste
plural strakke strakkere strakste
definite strakke strakkere strakste
partitive straks strakkers

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Middle Low German.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

strak (masculine and feminine strak, neuter strakt, definite singular and plural strake, comparative strakare, indefinite superlative strakast, definite superlative strakaste)

  1. straight

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