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. to warm

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vacuus.

Adjective[edit]

vak

  1. vacant

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from váček, which was mistakenly understood as a diminutive with the suffix -ek, while it actually originated in Middle High German wātsac.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /vak/

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

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch vac, from Old Dutch *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. compartment (e.g. a shelf, a section)
  2. subject (in school)
  3. profession
  4. trade, craft

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of unknown origin.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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

Derived terms[edit]

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(Expressions):

References[edit]


Norman[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

vak f (plural vaks)

  1. (Sark) cow

Swedish[edit]

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)

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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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