See also: kak, käk, kåk, k’áak’, and как

Bau BidayuhEdit

NounEdit

kaak

  1. crow (any bird of the genus Corvus)

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaːk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kaak
  • Rhymes: -aːk

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *kekǭ, *kēkǭ, *kakǭ, *kaukǭ, *keukǭ (jaw; palate; pharynx), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵyewh₁- (to chew). Cognate with Saterland Frisian Sooke (cheek), West Frisian tsjeak (jaw), English cheek, Swedish käke (jaw; jowl), Norwegian kjake (jaw), Old Norse kók (mouth; gullet).

NounEdit

 
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kaak m or f (plural kaken, diminutive kaakje n)

  1. jaw
  2. cheek, cone
  3. gill
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Negerhollands: kaak, kak, kaek
    • Virgin Islands Creole: kak (dated)

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

kaak m or f (plural kaken, diminutive kaakje n)

  1. pillory
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from English cake.

NounEdit

kaak m or f (plural kaken, diminutive kaakje n)

  1. ship biscuit

Usage notesEdit

Commonly used in the diminutive form

Etymology 4Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

kaak

  1. first-person singular present indicative of kaken
  2. imperative of kaken

ReferencesEdit

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

GreenlandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Eskimo *kaɣǝ-. Cognate with Inupiaq kauk (walrus skin for food).

NounEdit

kaak (plural kaat)

  1. walrus skin