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AdjectiveEdit

kwik (comparative kwiker, superlative kwikest)

  1. Nonstandard spelling of quick.

Usage notesEdit

Phonemic spelling, generally used in commercial names, like Kwik Meal.


AfrikaansEdit

Chemical element
Hg Previous: goud (Au)
Next: tallium (Tl)

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch kwik, short for kwikzilver.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kwik (uncountable)

  1. mercury

DutchEdit

 
Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl
Chemical element
Hg Previous: goud (Au)
Next: thallium (Tl)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kʋɪk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kwik
  • Rhymes: -ɪk

Etymology 1Edit

From kwikzilver.

NounEdit

kwik n (uncountable)

  1. the element mercury
  2. (metonymous) thermometer
    Het kwik is vannacht tot onder nul gedaald.
    Temperatures have decreased to below zero (centigrade) tonight.
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DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: kwik
  • Sranan Tongo: kwek
  • West Frisian: kwik

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch quic, from Old Dutch quic, from Proto-Germanic *kwikwaz. Compare English quick.

AdjectiveEdit

kwik (comparative kwikker, superlative kwikst)

  1. Alternative form of kwiek.
InflectionEdit
Inflection of kwik
uninflected kwik
inflected kwikke
comparative kwikker
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial kwik kwikker het kwikst
het kwikste
indefinite m./f. sing. kwikke kwikkere kwikste
n. sing. kwik kwikker kwikste
plural kwikke kwikkere kwikste
definite kwikke kwikkere kwikste
partitive kwiks kwikkers

LimburgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kwik n

  1. (uncountable) mercury
  2. A part of mercury

Saterland FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian quik, from Proto-Germanic *kwikwaz (living; active). More at quick.

AdjectiveEdit

kwik

  1. perk; nimble

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English quick.

AdjectiveEdit

kwik

  1. quick