See also: Hoek and hök

DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch hoec, huoc, from Old Dutch *huok, from Proto-West Germanic *hōk, from Proto-Germanic *hōkaz (hook), from Proto-Indo-European *kog-, *keg-, *keng- (peg, hook, claw).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɦuk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hoek
  • Rhymes: -uk

NounEdit

hoek m (plural hoeken, diminutive hoekje n)

  1. corner
  2. angle

Derived termsEdit

- general:

- toponyms:

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: hoek
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: hoek
  • Jersey Dutch: hûk
  • Negerhollands: hoek
  • Indonesian: hoek, hook, huk (land or building at a corner)
  • Papiamentu: huki, hoeki

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from Dutch hoek (corner, angle), from Middle Dutch hoec, huoc, from Old Dutch *huok, from Proto-Germanic *hōkaz (hook), from Proto-Indo-European *kog-, *keg-, *keng- (peg, hook, claw).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hoek (first-person possessive hoekku, second-person possessive hoekmu, third-person possessive hoeknya)

  1. (colloquial) alternative form of huk (land or building at the corner).