taks

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See also: Taks and täks

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /taks/, [ˈtˢɑɡ̊s]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin taxus

Noun[edit]

taks c (singular definite taksen, plural indefinite taks)

  1. yew (a busk or a tree, Taxus baccata)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse *þǫx, from Proto-Germanic *þahsuz, cognate with Norwegian Nynorsk svintoks, Swedish tax (dachshund), German Dachs, Dutch das. The Danish word may be a younger loan from German Low German Tacks (perhaps itself borrowed from Frisian, cf. Saterland Frisian Taks).

Noun[edit]

taks c (singular definite taksen, plural indefinite takse)

  1. (obsolete) badger
    Synonym: grævling
  2. (obsolete) dachshund
    Synonym: gravhund
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Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

taks c

  1. indefinite genitive singular of tak

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch taxe, from Old French taxe, from Latin taxa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɑks/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: taks
  • Rhymes: -ɑks

Noun[edit]

taks f (plural taksen, diminutive taksje n)

  1. (chiefly Belgium) tax
  2. fee, amount, share

Usage notes[edit]

Taks is a common Belgian Dutch word for “tax”. The equivalent term in the Netherlands is belasting and taks has more limited use there, mostly for brevity and in fixed expressions like vlaktaks.

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

taks n

  1. indefinite genitive singular of tak

Scots[edit]

Verb[edit]

taks

  1. third-person singular present indicative of tak

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

taks

  1. indefinite genitive singular of tak
  2. indefinite genitive plural of tak

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