tik

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “From narcotic?”)

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.

Anagrams[edit]


Choctaw[edit]

Noun[edit]

tīk (inalienable)

  1. female
  2. sister (of a man)

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

tik m

  1. A tick, a twitch.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɪk/
  • Rhymes: -ɪk
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

tik m (plural tikken, diminutive tikje n)

  1. tick (a kind of sound)
  2. tap
  3. slap
  4. little bit (In: "een tikje meer")

Descendants[edit]

  • Papiamentu: tiki (from the diminutive)

Verb[edit]

tik

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

Anagrams[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈtik]
  • Hyphenation: tik
  • Rhymes: -ik

Pronoun[edit]

tik

  1. (personal, folksy) Alternative form of ti (you, plural).

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • tik in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’An Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

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]

tik

  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]

tik

  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

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From French tic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tik m inan

  1. (medicine) tic (local and habitual convulsive motion)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • tik in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • tik in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tik c

  1. a bitch (female canine)

Declension[edit]

Declension of tik 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tik tiken tikar tikarna
Genitive tiks tikens tikars tikarnas

Synonyms[edit]


Tatar[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tik

  1. only, solitary

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Finnish tikka.

Noun[edit]

tik

  1. woodpecker

Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English think.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tik (nominative plural tiks)

  1. thought (object or instance of thinking)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]