vek

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See also: věk

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse veikr via Danish veg

Adjective[edit]

vek (masculine and feminine vek, neuter vekt, definite singular and plural veke, comparative vekere, indefinite superlative vekest, definite superlative vekeste)

  1. alternative form of veik

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

vek

  1. simple past of vike

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *věkъ.

Noun[edit]

vȇk m (Cyrillic spelling ве̑к)

  1. century (100 years)
  2. a long period of time, especially historical; an era
  3. lifetime

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Derived terms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish vēker, from Old Norse veikr, from Proto-Germanic *waikwaz. Cognate with Norwegian veik, German weich and English weak.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈveːk/ (rhymes)

Adjective[edit]

vek

  1. weak

Declension[edit]

Inflection of vek
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular vek vekare vekast
Neuter singular vekt vekare vekast
Plural veka vekare vekast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 veke vekare vekaste
All veka vekare vekaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

Verb[edit]

vek

  1. past tense of vika.

Tocharian B[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cf. wek. Compare Tocharian A vak and Sanskrit वाक् (vāk) from वाच् (vāc).

Noun[edit]

vek ?

  1. voice