See also: Dak, daK, đak, ɗák, and Dak.

TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

dak

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-3 language code for Dakota.

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Hindustani डाक / ڈاک(ḍāk).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɑːk/, /dɔːk/
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  • Rhymes: -ɑːk, -ɔːk

NounEdit

dak (plural daks)

  1. (South Asia) A post system by means of transport relays of horses stationed at intervals along a route or network, carrying mail and passengers.
  2. (South Asia) A dak bungalow.
    • 1936, F.J. Thwaites, chapter XV, in The Redemption, Sydney: H. John Edwards, published 1940, page 161:
      Gaining the dak, they were joined on the veranda by four tight-lipped men.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Back-formation from daks.[1]

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dak (third-person singular simple present daks, present participle dakking, simple past and past participle dakked)

  1. (Australia, informal) To suddenly pull down someone's pants as a prank; to pants.
    • 1995, Simon Petrie, Pointy-Enders, page 172:
      'That Phillip (names another child) “dakked” Trevor.' 'But I've already spoken with Brendan and with Phillip, and they say that it was you who “dakked” Trevor.' 'No. He did it to me first, ay?' 'First? You mean he “dakked” you before you “dakked” him?'

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ James Lambert The Macquarie Australian Slang Dictionary (Sydney: Macquarie Library) 2004.

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch dak, from Old Dutch *thak, from Proto-Germanic *þaką, from Proto-Indo-European *teg-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dak (plural dakke, diminutive dakkie)

  1. roof

AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *dauka, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰew-, further related to Lithuanian dvékti (to breathe), dvākas (breath). Related to dash.[1]

NounEdit

dak m (indefinite plural daqe, definite singular daku, definite plural daqet)

  1. big ram

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “dak”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 54

Central NicobareseEdit

NounEdit

dak

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society (2002), page 80: In Car-Nicobarese mak. Central Nic. dak, Chowra rak, 'water', []
  • Heinz-Jürgen Pinnow, The Position of the Munda Languages within the Austroasiatic Language Family (1963), page 149: Nancowry daak

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch dac, from Old Dutch thak, from Proto-West Germanic *þak, from Proto-Germanic *þaką, from Proto-Indo-European *teg-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dak n (plural daken, diminutive dakje n or daakje n)

  1. roof

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: dak
  • Negerhollands: dak
  • Caribbean Hindustani: dák
  • Caribbean Javanese: dag
  • Indonesian: dak
  • Papiamentu: dak
  • Sranan Tongo: daki

Eastern MnongEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bahnaric /*ɗaːk/, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ɗaak.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dak

  1. water
  2. lake

Derived termsEdit


IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch dak (roof), from Middle Dutch dac, from Old Dutch thak, from Proto-Germanic *þaką, from Proto-Indo-European *teg-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈdak]
  • Hyphenation: dak

NounEdit

dak (first-person possessive dakku, second-person possessive dakmu, third-person possessive daknya)

  1. (engineering) roof, the top external level of a building.

Further readingEdit


KhariaEdit

EtymologyEdit

For Munda cognates, see Mundari दाः (dāḥ).

NounEdit

dak

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society (2002), page 80

KorwaEdit

EtymologyEdit

For Munda cognates, see Mundari दाः (dāḥ).

NounEdit

dak

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society (2002), page 80

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with tidak, tak, from Proto-Malayic *daʔ (compare Indonesian tidak), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *diaq.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

dak

  1. (informal) not (negates meaning of verb)
    Saya dak mahu makan.
    I don't want to eat.
  2. (informal) not (To no degree)
    Buku itu dak mahal.
    That book is not expensive.

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic ذَاكَ(ḏāka).

DeterminerEdit

dak (feminine dik, plural dawk)

  1. that

MarshalleseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English duck, from Middle English doke, ducke, dukke, dokke, douke, duke, from Old English duce, dūce (duck, literally dipper, diver, ducker), from Old English *dūcan (to dip, dive, duck), from Proto-Germanic *dūkaną (to dive, bend down).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dak

  1. a duck

ReferencesEdit


SemaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Aslian [Term?], from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ɗak (trap; to trap).

NounEdit

dak [1]

  1. trap

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Basrim bin Ngah Aching (2008) Kamus Engròq Semay – Engròq Malaysia, Kamus Bahasa Semai – Bahasa Malaysia, Bangi: Institut Alam dan Tamadun Melayu, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

SemelaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Aslian [Term?], from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ɗaak (water, liquid).

NounEdit

dak

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Nicole Kruspe, A Grammar of Semelai (2004)

WutunhuaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Tibetan སྟག (stag).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dak

  1. tiger

ReferencesEdit

  • Erika Sandman (2016) A Grammar of Wutun[1], University of Helsinki (PhD), →ISBN