vak

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See also: väk and våk

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch vak.

Noun[edit]

vak (plural vakke)

  1. subject

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin.[1] Compare Old Norse vókr (wet).

Verb[edit]

vak

  1. I warm

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “vak”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 493

Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vacuus.

Adjective[edit]

vak

  1. vacant

Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from váček, reinterpreted as a diminutive with the suffix -ek, while it actually originated in Middle High German wātsac.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈvak]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

vak m

  1. bag
  2. pouch (cheek pocket in which some animals carry food)
  3. pouch (pocket in which a marsupial carries its young)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (bag, cheek pocket): torba

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "váček" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007

Further reading[edit]

  • vak in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • vak in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch vac, from Old Dutch *fak, from Proto-West Germanic *fak, from Proto-Germanic *faką. In some of the contemporary senses probably influenced by cognate German Fach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vak n (plural vakken, diminutive vakje n)

  1. A compartment (e.g. a shelf, a section).
  2. A subject, discipline, class, notably in education.
  3. A profession.
  4. A trade, craft.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: vak
  • Indonesian: vak

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of unknown origin.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vak (comparative vakabb, superlative legvakabb)

  1. blind
    Synonym: világtalan

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative vak vakok
accusative vakot vakokat
dative vaknak vakoknak
instrumental vakkal vakokkal
causal-final vakért vakokért
translative vakká vakokká
terminative vakig vakokig
essive-formal vakként vakokként
essive-modal vakul
inessive vakban vakokban
superessive vakon vakokon
adessive vaknál vakoknál
illative vakba vakokba
sublative vakra vakokra
allative vakhoz vakokhoz
elative vakból vakokból
delative vakról vakokról
ablative vaktól vakoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
vaké vakoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
vakéi vakokéi

Derived terms[edit]

Compound words
Expressions

References[edit]

  1. ^ vak in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

Further reading[edit]

  • vak in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch vak, from Middle Dutch vac.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈvaʔ]
  • Hyphenation: vak

Noun[edit]

vak

  1. subject (in school)
    Synonyms: mata kuliah, mata pelajaran
  2. profession
  3. trade, craft
    Synonym: kejuruan

Further reading[edit]


Norman[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

vak f (plural vaks)

  1. (Sark) cow

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the verb vaka.

Noun[edit]

vak n (definite singular vaket, indefinite plural vak, definite plural vaka)

  1. (fishing) fish skipping, jumping (or similar) at the surface of the water
  2. ring(s) in the surface of the water after fish having jumped, skipped or similar
    vak i vak bortover vatnet
  3. (fishing) a net
  4. (fishing) shoal of fish close to the surface

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse vakr, from Proto-Germanic *wakraz.

Adjective[edit]

vak (masculine and feminine vak, neuter vakt, definite singular and plural vake, comparative vakare, indefinite superlative vakast, definite superlative vakaste)

  1. awake, lively
  2. watchful

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

vak

  1. imperative of vaka and vake

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vǫk

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vak c

  1. polynya, a hole in a sheet of ice

Declension[edit]

Declension of vak 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vak vaken vakar vakarna
Genitive vaks vakens vakars vakarnas

Noun[edit]

vak (definite (rarely) vaket)

  1. vigil, watching (especially over someone sick or dying)

Derived terms[edit]


Tocharian A[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cf. wak. Compare Tocharian B vek.

Noun[edit]

vak

  1. voice

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

vak (definite accusative vakı, plural vaklar)

  1. quacking sound

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vakr, from Proto-Germanic *wakraz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋɑːk/, /ʋæːk/

Adjective[edit]

vak

  1. Waker; well rested.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse vǫk, from Proto-Germanic *wakwō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wegʷ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋɑːk/, /ʋäːk/, /ʋæːk/

Noun[edit]

vak f (definite singular vaka, definite plural våkan)

  1. Polynya.
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