yuk

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See also: þuk and yuk-

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

yuk

  1. (onomatopoeia) An exuberant laugh.

Noun[edit]

yuk (plural yuks)

  1. (slang) Something, such as a joke, that causes such a laugh.
    • 1992, Alan S. Blinder in Business Week (issues 3268-3272)
      The latest yuk from Congress is called the balanced-budget amendment. It could wind up making slumps deeper and recoveries more difficult — and that's no joke.

Verb[edit]

yuk (third-person singular simple present yuks, present participle yukking, simple past and past participle yukked)

  1. To laugh exuberantly.

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Biak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from a truncation of English ukulele, from Hawaiian ʻukulele, from ʻuku (flea, louse) + lele (jumping). Doublet of uk.

Noun[edit]

yuk

  1. ukulele

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of ayo.

Interjection[edit]

yuk

  1. go ahead

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Lacandon[edit]

Noun[edit]

yuk

  1. red brocket

Lashi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Classifier[edit]

yuk

  1. classifier for humans

Noun[edit]

yuk

  1. person

Verb[edit]

yuk

  1. to grow

References[edit]

  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[1], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis)

Marshallese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

yuk

  1. you (singular); thou.

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Tocharian A[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tocharian *yä́kwë, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁éḱwos, whence also Latin equus, Old Irish ech. Compare with Tocharian B yakwe.

Noun[edit]

yuk

  1. horse

Uzbek[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic юк
Roman yuk
Perso-Arabic ‍‍

Noun[edit]

yuk (plural yuklar)

  1. cargo, luggage

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