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See also: nec, neck, -nek, and -nék

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Afrikaans nek

NounEdit

nek (plural neks)

  1. Synonym of col

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch nek.

NounEdit

nek (plural nekke)

  1. neck

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -ɛk
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch nacke, necke, from Old Dutch *nakko, from Proto-Germanic *hnakkô.

NounEdit

nek m (plural nekken, diminutive nekje n)

  1. (narrow sense) Nape of the neck.
  2. (broad sense) Neck.
    Synonym: hals
Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: nek
  • Papiamentu: nèk

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

nek

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

AnagramsEdit


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nec

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

nek

  1. neither, nor
    nek ... nek ...
    neither ... nor ...
    Li nek estas bona nek malbona
    He is neither good nor bad.
    • 1910, J. A. Mitchell, trans. Lehman Wendelld La lasta Usonano, Project Gutenberg transcription
      La Usonanoj posedis nek literaturon, nek arton, nek muzikon proprajn.
      The Americans possessed neither literature, nor art, nor their own music.

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Esperanto nek, from Latin nec.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

nek

  1. neither, nor

MalayEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Johor-Selangor) IPA(key): /neʔ/
  • (Riau-Lingga) IPA(key): /nɪʔ/

NounEdit

nek

  1. grandmother

See alsoEdit


NovialEdit

ConjunctionEdit

nek

  1. neither ... nor

Serbo-CroatianEdit

ParticleEdit

nek

  1. let, may

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

English neck

NounEdit

nek

  1. (anatomy) neck, throat

VolapükEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

nek

  1. no one, nobody

YurokEdit

PronounEdit

nek

  1. first person singular pronoun; I