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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German pricke (a prick), pricken (to prick).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /prek/, [pʰʁ̥æɡ̊]

NounEdit

prik n (singular definite prikket, plural indefinite prik)

  1. prick (the feeling of being pierced or punctured by an object with a fine point, the action of pricking)

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

prik c (singular definite prikken, plural indefinite prikker)

  1. dot, point
  2. spot

InflectionEdit

VerbEdit

prik

  1. infinitive of prikke

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /prɪk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: prik
  • Rhymes: -ɪk

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch pricke. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

prik f (plural prikken, diminutive prikje n)

  1. sting, prick (sting or bite from a bug, etc.)
  2. small pointy object, prong
  3. goad, prod
  4. (uncountable) fizz, carbonation
  5. lamprey, fish of the order Petromyzontiformes
    Synonyms: lamprei, negenoog
  6. (medicine, informal) injection, jab, shot
Usage notesEdit

The informal diminutive prikkie is in common use in the Netherlands with the specific meaning of "a small amount of money". The regular diminutive prikje is also used to mean this, though perhaps more commonly outside the Netherlands.

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

prik

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

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

prik n (genitive singular priks, nominative plural prik)

  1. stick, staff

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