teak

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English[edit]

Teak wood
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Etymology[edit]

Portuguese teca, from Malayalam തേക്കു് ‎(tēkkŭ) or Tamil தேக்கு ‎(tēkku).

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teak ‎(usually uncountable, plural teaks)

  1. (uncountable) An extremely durable timber highly valued for shipbuilding and other purposes, yielded by Tectona grandis (and Tectona spp.).
  2. (countable) A tree of the species in the genus Tectona
  3. (uncountable) A yellowish brown colour, like that of teak wood.
    teak colour:    

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teak ‎(not comparable)

  1. Of a yellowish brown colour, like that of teak wood.

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Noun[edit]

teak n ‎(plural teaks)

  1. teak

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

teak

  1. teak (timber or tree)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of teak (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative teak teakit
genitive teakin teakien
partitive teakia teakeja
illative teakiin teakeihin
singular plural
nominative teak teakit
accusative nom. teak teakit
gen. teakin
genitive teakin teakien
partitive teakia teakeja
inessive teakissa teakeissa
elative teakista teakeista
illative teakiin teakeihin
adessive teakilla teakeilla
ablative teakilta teakeilta
allative teakille teakeille
essive teakina teakeina
translative teakiksi teakeiksi
instructive teakein
abessive teakitta teakeitta
comitative teakeineen

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