bek

See also: век

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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

bek ‎(plural beks)

  1. Alternative form of bey (Turkish governor)

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CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowing from English back. See also bachyně.[1]

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NounEdit

bek m anim

  1. (sports, colloquial) back [20th c.]
    • 1996, Bohumil Hrabal, Ze zápisníku zapisovatele[1], Praha: Pražská imaginace, ISBN 80-7110-165-6, page 251:
      Vojta Bradáč dvěma góly vyrovnal a pak zdánlivě kulhající Puč najednou nekulhal, obešel halvy, pak po něm vystartoval bek Černý, ale Puč dělovkou překonal brankáře Tichého a já jsem odcházel z hřiště smutný…
      Vojta Bradáč equalized with two goals and then seemingly limping Puč suddenly wasn't limping, got through the half-backs, then back Černý started off against him, but Puč defeated goalkeeper Tichý with a hard shot and I was leaving the pitch sad…
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NounEdit

bek m inan

  1. (sports, colloquial) defense (portion of a team dedicated to defending) [20th c.]
    • 1999, Vlasta Chramostová, Vlasta Chramostová[2], Brno: Doplněk, ISBN 80-7239-054-6, page 176:
      Standíkovi bylo třináct čtrnáct a hrál na beku.
      Standík was thirteen or fourteen and played in the defense.
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

bek m inan

  1. bleat
    • 1902, Josef K. Šlejhar, Temno[3], J. Otto, page 210:
      V tu dobu zase žalný bekot telátka přerývavě zazněl z chléva. Nejistý, bázlivý byl to bek […]
      Sad bleating was heard disjointedly from the barn in that time. It was uncertain, timid bleating […]
  2. cry
    • 1900, Holeček, Josef[4], Květy, volume 45:
      Frantík tentokrát nedal se pro sklamání do beku.
      This time Frantík didn't start crying because of his disappointment.
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InterjectionEdit

bek

  1. (onomatopoeia) The characteristic cry of a roe deer.
    • 2015, Karel Čapek, Hordubal[5], KKnihy.cz, ISBN 978-80-88061-21-2, page 37:
      Bek, bek, povídá, zadupe kopýtky a kluše dál.
      Bek, bek, she says, stamps with its little hooves and keeps trotting.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "bek" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, ISBN 978-80-7335-393-3, page 80.

External linksEdit

  • bek in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • bek in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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NounEdit

bek m ‎(plural bekken, diminutive bekje n)

  1. a bird's beak
  2. any animal's mouth (such as a snout)
  3. (informal) a human mouth
    Hou je bek!: Shut your mouth!
    op je bek gaan: (informal) to fall, to trip over (so that fall is face-down)

VerbEdit

bek

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bekken
  2. imperative of bekken
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PapiamentuEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bek

  1. back

NounEdit

bek

  1. back

Tok PisinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English bag.

NounEdit

bek

  1. bag

Etymology 2Edit

From English back.

AdverbEdit

bek

  1. back
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 3:19 (translation here):
      Na bai yu wok hat tru long kisim kaikai bilong yu na tuhat bai i kamap long pes bilong yu. Na bai yu hatwok oltaim inap yu dai na yu go bek long graun. Long wanem, mi bin wokim yu long graun, na bai yu go bek gen long graun.”
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