See also: век

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

bek (plural beks)

  1. Alternative form of bey. (Turkish governor)

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

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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Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 16:58