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See also: Brak, bräk, and bråk

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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Particularly: “Afrikaans brak?”

AdjectiveEdit

brak (comparative more brak, superlative most brak)

  1. (South Africa) Brackish.
    • 1995, Bill Sheat, Gerald Schofield, Complete Gardening in Southern Africa (page 437)
      Brak soils, which continue to be a subject of research, are unlikely to provide a major stumbling block [] However, brak conditions and their effects underline many of the principles of good soil management []

AnagramsEdit


Crimean TatarEdit

EtymologyEdit

German Brack (defective goods, defect, flaw).

NounEdit

brak

  1. defect

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /brɑk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: brak
  • Rhymes: -ɑk

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch brac. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

AdjectiveEdit

brak (comparative brakker, superlative brakst)

  1. brackish
  2. (colloquial) bad
  3. (colloquial) hung over
InflectionEdit
Inflection of brak
uninflected brak
inflected brakke
comparative brakker
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial brak brakker het brakst
het brakste
indefinite m./f. sing. brakke brakkere brakste
n. sing. brak brakker brakste
plural brakke brakkere brakste
definite brakke brakkere brakste
partitive braks brakkers

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch bracke. Compare German Bracke, French braque, English brach, Italian bracco, Spanish braco. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

brak m or f (plural brakken, diminutive brakje n)

  1. hound, brach (of either sex)
    Synonym: jachthond

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

brak

  1. singular past indicative of breken

AnagramsEdit


GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

brak

  1. Romanization of 𐌱𐍂𐌰𐌺

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

brak n (genitive singular braks, no plural)

  1. crash, din
  2. wreckage, broken wood, etc.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

brak m inan

  1. lack, dearth, scarcity
  2. defect

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

brak (defective verb)

  1. there is/are no; is/are wanting
    Na parkingu brak wolnych miejsc.
    There is no vacant space in the parking lot.

ConjugationEdit

infinitive
present indicative brak / brak jest
past indicative było brak
future tense będzie brak
conditional byłoby brak

Further readingEdit

  • brak in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *borkъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

brȃk m (Cyrillic spelling бра̑к)

  1. marriage

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit