vlug

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch vlug.

Adjective[edit]

vlug (attributive vlugge, comparative vlugger, superlative vlugste)

  1. quick; swift
  2. (of movement) brisk; expeditious
  3. (of cognitive ability) sharp; quick-witted

Adverb[edit]

vlug

  1. quickly; briskly

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch vlucht, from Old Dutch *fluht, from Proto-Germanic *fluhtiz.

Noun[edit]

vlug (plural vlugte, diminutive vluggie)

  1. flight; the journey of an aircraft
    Ek het die vlug na Parys verpas.
    I missed the flight to Paris.
  2. flight; escape; the act of fleeing
    Die rowers was kort na hulle vlug uit Pretoria betrap.
    The robbers were caught shortly after their escape from Pretoria.
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Verb[edit]

vlug (present vlug, present participle vlugtende, past participle gevlug)

  1. to flee; to run away
  2. to escape
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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *awa-luga, a prefixal derivative of Proto-Indo-European *leug 'to bend'. Cognate to Greek λυγίζω (lygízo), Old Norse lykna (to bend knees), Lithuanian lùgnas (flexible)[1].

Noun[edit]

vlug m (indefinite plural vlugje, definite singular vlugu, definite plural vlugjet)

  1. prime (of life), peak
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel (2000), A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, Ledien: Brill Academic Publishers, page 512

Dutch[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

vlug (comparative vlugger, superlative vlugst)

  1. quick, fast

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