strik

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See also: štrik

Afrikaans[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch strik, from Middle Dutch stric, from Old Dutch stric, from Proto-Germanic *strikkiz (line; rope), from Proto-Indo-European *streyg- (stiff; rigid; tight; rope; cord), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ter- (stiff).

Noun[edit]

strik (plural strikke)

  1. bow (type of knot)
  2. snare

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch strikken, from Middle Dutch stricken.

Verb[edit]

strik (present strik, present participle strikkende, past participle gestrik)

  1. (transitive) to tie (e.g. of laces, ribbons, etc.)

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /strɪk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: strik
  • Rhymes: -ɪk

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch stric, stricke, strec, from Old Dutch stric, from Proto-Germanic *strikkiz (line; rope), from Proto-Indo-European *streyg- (stiff; rigid; tight; rope; cord), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ter- (stiff).

Noun[edit]

strik m (plural strikken, diminutive strikje n)

  1. tie, knot
  2. bow (type of knot)
  3. snare
  4. tangle (in one's hair)
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Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: strik

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

strik

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

Icelandic[edit]

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Noun[edit]

strik n (genitive singular striks, nominative plural strik)

  1. line, stroke
  2. (geometry) line segment
  3. point (on a compass)
  4. (figuratively) a direct course (connoting speed, efficiency or determinedness)

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Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from struuk. Cognate with Norwegian strik, strikje, Jamtish streik, Icelandic strákur.

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Noun[edit]

strik

  1. Boy (male child.)

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