vlak

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vláčet (tow, haul), a calque of German Zug.

Noun[edit]

vlak m

  1. A train

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Germanic, cognate with German flach.

Adjective[edit]

vlak (comparative vlakker, superlative vlakst)

  1. flat, plane
Declension[edit]
Inflection of vlak
uninflected vlak
inflected vlakke
comparative vlakker
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial vlak vlakker het vlakst
het vlakste
indefinite m./f. sing. vlakke vlakkere vlakste
n. sing. vlak vlakker vlakste
plural vlakke vlakkere vlakste
definite vlakke vlakkere vlakste
partitive vlaks vlakkers
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Noun[edit]

vlak n (plural vlakken, diminutive vlakje n)

  1. (literally) A plain, a flat surface
  2. (figuratively) A domain, sphere, field of interest
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Adverb[edit]

vlak

  1. straight, immediately, just
    De Aardes natuurlijke satelliet, de Maan, moet vlak na de vorming van de Aarde zijn ontstaan
    Earth's natural satellite, the Moon, must have arisen just after the formation of the Earth.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative form of vlek

Noun[edit]

vlak f (plural vlakken, diminutive vlakje n)

  1. A spot, soiled mark

Verb[edit]

vlak

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

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Czech vlak, itself calqued after German Zug.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vlȃk m (Cyrillic spelling вла̑к)

  1. (Croatia) train

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Bosnian, Serbian): vȏz

Slovene[edit]

Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Czech vlak, itself calqued after German Zug.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vlák m inan (genitive vláka, nominative plural vláki)

  1. train (line of connected cars or carriages)

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