AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch geluk, from Middle Dutch geluc, further origin unknown. Found only in West Germanic.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

geluk (uncountable)

  1. luck, good luck
  2. happiness

DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch geluc, further origin unknown. Found only in West Germanic. More at German Glück (joy, bliss, luck).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɣəˈlʏk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ge‧luk
  • Rhymes: -ʏk

NounEdit

geluk n (plural gelukken, diminutive gelukje n)

  1. luck, good luck
  2. happiness

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: geluk
  • Negerhollands: geluk, gluk, glek, glik
    • Virgin Islands Creole: guck (dated)
  • Sranan Tongo: koloku