tik

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tik ‎(uncountable)

  1. (South Africa, slang) crystal meth or speed.
    • "This Tuesday Special Assignment focuses on a deepening crisis in Cape Town. Many young adults and schoolchildren as young as 10 years are in the grip of a powerful drug called crystal methamphetamine – known locally as tik. It’s been on the fringes for several years but it is now catching on fast among the youth of the Western Cape. [1] - 27k
    • "Over a third of all people seeking rehabilitation in the second half of 2005 reported that their primary problem was tik". Weekend Argus 13/14 May 2006 p.12.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

tik m

  1. A tick, a twitch.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tik m ‎(plural tikken, diminutive tikje n)

  1. tick (a kind of sound)
  2. tap
  3. slap

Verb[edit]

tik

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

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Latvian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tik

  1. so
    tik daudzso many

Particle[edit]

tik

  1. not so... as

Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tik (not comparable)

  1. just, only (nothing more than; nothing else other than)
    Kàs bùs toliaũ, gãlima tìk spėlióti - We can only speculate as to what will come next.
    Jìs tìk bė̃go ir̃ bė̃go. - He just ran and ran.
  2. only just, barely, hardly
    Rãdo jį̃ tik gývą, tik nenùmirė - We found him barely alive, he almost died.

Conjunction[edit]

  1. but, yet, just (introduces a concession)
    Labaĩ nóriu, tìk pinigų̃ neturiù. - I'd love to, just I don't have the money

Particle[edit]

  1. (in conjunction with question words) -ever, no matter
    tìk ìmasi, tàs sẽkasi. - He succeeds at whatever he puts his hand to.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Of imitative origin.

Interjection[edit]

tìk

  1. Noise made to call chickens
  2. tick (sound of a clock ticking)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (chicken call): cik

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

tìk

  1. second-person singular imperative of tikti.

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

tik

  1. rafsi of stika.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tík ‎(bitch). Compare English tyke.

Noun[edit]

tik c

  1. a bitch (female canine)

Declension[edit]