straks

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German strakes, strackes (stretched, right away), cognate with German stracks, Dutch straks (later). The Low German word was also borrowed to Norwegian straks,Swedish strax, Icelandic strax. The adverb is derived from the adjective Middle Low German strak (straight), German strack (straight), from Proto-West Germanic *strak.

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Adverb[edit]

straks

  1. at once, immediately, straight away, right away, instantly
  2. presently, shortly

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straks

  1. as soon as

Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

strax (informal, Internet, text messaging)

Etymology[edit]

From strak (straight) +‎ -s.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -ɑks
  • IPA(key): [strɑks]
  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

straks

  1. later today, shortly, in a moment
  2. (Suriname, elsewhere dialectal) immediately, right now

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German strak (straight).

Adverb[edit]

straks

  1. immediately; right away
  2. just

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Noun[edit]

straks m (definite singular straksen, indefinite plural strakser, definite plural straksene)

  1. a very short time period; a jiffy

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Conjunction[edit]

straks

  1. as soon as

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