tek

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See also: Tek, -tek, and -ték

Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *tai ̊, from *te ku (< toi- kwu-) ‘there where’, from Proto-Indo-European *to- (it). Also occurs as a preposition with the meaning ‘ad, apud, prope, versus’. See also te.

Adverb[edit]

tek

  1. (over) there, where

Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

tek

  1. ergative indefinite of te

Breton[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tek

  1. Hard mutation of dek.

Choctaw[edit]

Noun[edit]

tek

  1. female, "she"

Adjective[edit]

tek

  1. female, "she-"

Icelandic[edit]

Verb[edit]

tek

  1. first-person singular active present indicative of taka

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

tek m (invariable)

  1. teak

Jamaican Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English take.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tek

  1. take
    Tek time pon di road.Take it easy when you're driving.

References[edit]

  • Allsopp, Dictionary of Caribbean English Usage, ISBN 9789766401450, page 550
  • tek – jamaicans.com Jamaican Patois dictionary

Min Nan[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of tek – see (“bamboo; musical instrument made of bamboo; etc.”).
(This character, tek, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

tek

  1. present tense of ta, taka and take

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tekъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tȅk (Cyrillic spelling те̏к)

  1. only, only just, hardly, barely
    Tek svega par je preživjelo katastrofu.Only a couple of people survived the catastrophe.
  2. yet, still
    Pregovori se tek trebaju održati.Negotiations have yet to take place.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tękъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tȇk m (Cyrillic spelling те̑к)

  1. appetite
  2. taste, flavour
Declension[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]

Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tẹ̑k m inan

  1. run, flow
  2. appetite

Inflection[edit]

Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. ték
gen. sing. téka
singular dual plural
nominative ték téka téki
accusative ték téka téke
genitive téka tékov tékov
dative téku tékoma tékom
locative téku tékih tékih
instrumental tékom tékoma téki

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Common Turkic *tēk. Cognate with Azerbaijani tək, Turkmen täk, Tatar and Bashkir тик (tik), Kyrgyz and Kazakh тек (tek), Tuvan тик (tik, zero) etc.

Adjective[edit]

tek (comparative daha tek, superlative en tek)

  1. single, sole
  2. unique

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: թաք (tʿakʿ)
  • Persian: تک(tak)