See also: Dak, daK, đak, and ɗák

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hindi डाक (ḍāk), from Ashokan Prakrit *𑀟𑀓𑁆𑀓 (*ḍakka), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *ḍakkas.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dak (plural daks)

  1. (India) A post system by means of transport relays of horses stationed at intervals along a route or network, carrying mail and passengers.

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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 *dheu, 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, 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-Germanic *þaką, from Proto-Indo-European *teg-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɑk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: dak
  • Rhymes: -ɑk

NounEdit

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

  1. roof

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: 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


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


SemelaiEdit

NounEdit

dak

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

Nicole Kruspe, A Grammar of Semelai (2004)