svak

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Czech svak.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsvak]
  • Hyphenation: svak

Noun[edit]

svak m anim

  1. (archaic) brother-in-law
    Synonym: švagr

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Further reading[edit]

  • svak in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • svak in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German swak, from Old Saxon *swak, from Proto-West Germanic *swak. Compare with German schwach

Adjective[edit]

svak (neuter singular svakt, definite singular and plural svake, comparative svakere, indefinite superlative svakest, definite superlative svakeste)

  1. weak
  2. faint
    en svak lyda faint sound

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German swak, from Old Saxon *swak, from Proto-West Germanic *swak. Compare with German schwach

Adjective[edit]

svak (neuter singular svakt, definite singular and plural svake, comparative svakare, indefinite superlative svakast, definite superlative svakaste)

  1. weak
  2. faint

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From earlier *svojakъ; compare svȏj.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

svȃk m (Cyrillic spelling сва̑к)

  1. brother-in-law (one's sister's husband)
  2. father-in-law (one's husband's father; svèkar)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

svȁk (Cyrillic spelling сва̏к)

  1. everyone (alternative form of svȁtko/svȁko)

Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

svák m anim (female equivalent svákinja)

  1. brother-in-law

Inflection[edit]

Masculine anim., hard o-stem
nom. sing. svák
gen. sing. sváka
singular dual plural
nominative svák sváka sváki
accusative sváka sváka sváke
genitive sváka svákov svákov
dative sváku svákoma svákom
locative sváku svákih svákih
instrumental svákom svákoma sváki

Further reading[edit]

  • svak”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran