yack

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

yack (plural yacks)

  1. Alternative form of yak (chatter; talk)

Verb[edit]

yack (third-person singular simple present yacks, present participle yacking, simple past and past participle yacked)

  1. Alternative form of yak (talk; vomit)
    I moved to another carriage on the train because the first one was full of people yacking on mobile phones.

Etymology 2[edit]

Dialectal form.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

yack (plural yacks)

  1. (England, dialectal, possibly obsolete) An oak.
    • 1877, Gibson, Leg. and Notes 50:
      If 't ash tree buds before 't yack, []
    • 1878, John Castillo, Poems in the North Yorkshire Dialect, 25:
      Awd stiff yack nut eeasy bended, []

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Tibetan གཡག (g.yag), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *g-jak ~ g-jaŋ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

yack m (plural yacks)

  1. yak (ox-like mammal)

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