wiek

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See also: Wiek and Wíek

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch wieke, from Proto-West Germanic *weukā (flax bundle, wick), from Proto-Indo-European *weg- (to weave).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋik/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wiek
  • Rhymes: -ik

Noun[edit]

wiek f (plural wieken, diminutive wiekje n)

  1. sail of a windmill or blade on a wind turbine
  2. propeller of a helicopter or similar aircraft
  3. (archaic, poetic) wing
    Synonym: vleugel
  4. (chiefly Southern) wick
    Synonyms: lemmet, lont, pit

Derived terms[edit]


Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Old Polish wiek, from Proto-Slavic *věkъ.

Noun[edit]

wiek m inan

  1. age
  2. century
    XXI wiek21st century
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

wiek n

  1. genitive plural of wieko

Further reading[edit]

  • wiek in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • wiek in Polish dictionaries at PWN