IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

blek n (genitive singular bleks, no plural)

  1. ink
  2. (figuratively) strong coffee

DeclensionEdit


IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Javanese blek, from Dutch blik (tin can). Cognate to Japanese ブリキ (buriki, tinplate).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /blɛk/
  • Hyphenation: blèk

NounEdit

blek

  1. (Java) can
    Synonym: kaleng

Further readingEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse bleikr

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

blek (neuter singular blekt, definite singular and plural bleke, comparative blekere, indefinite superlative blekest, definite superlative blekeste)

  1. pale
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

blek

  1. imperative of bleke

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bleikr, from Proto-Germanic *blaikaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

blek (comparative blekare, superlative blekast)

  1. pale (light in color)
  2. livid, pallid, bleak
  3. fictional, mendacious

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of blek
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular blek blekare blekast
Neuter singular blekt blekare blekast
Plural bleka blekare blekast
Masculine plural3 bleke blekare blekast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 bleke blekare blekaste
All bleka blekare blekaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

blek

  1. imperative of bleka.