Breton

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Conjunction

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rak

  1. because

Preposition

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rak

  1. before

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Crimean Tatar

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Russian рак (rak).

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rak

  1. cancer

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References

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  • Mirjejev, V. A., Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN
  • rak”, in Luğatçıq (in Russian)

Czech

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Czech rak, from Proto-Slavic *rakъ.

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Noun

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rak m anim

  1. crayfish
  2. (colloquial, archaic) cancer
    Synonym: rakovina

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Further reading

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  • rak”, in Příruční slovník jazyka českého (in Czech), 1935-1957
  • rak”, in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého (in Czech), 1960–1971, 1989
  • rak”, in Internetová jazyková příručka (in Czech)

Danish

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Noun

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rak n (singular definite rakket, not used in plural form)

  1. rabble, riffraff
    Få så det rak væk! Det skræmmer kunderne væk.
    Get that rabble away! It scares off the customers.

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rak

  1. imperative of rakke

Dutch

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Etymology 1

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Related to rekken.

Noun

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rak n (plural rakken, diminutive rakje n)

  1. A straight section of a waterway.
  2. A straight distance or section that one traverses by sailing.
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Etymology 2

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From Middle Dutch rac. Variant of rek. Possibly related to etymology 1.

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rak n (plural rakken, diminutive rakje n)

  1. (nautical) A rack, a frame.
    Synonym: rek

Etymology 3

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From Middle Dutch *rak, from Old Dutch *rak, from Proto-West Germanic *rak, from Proto-Germanic *raką (cord, chain). Alternatively borrowed from Middle Low German rak (parrel), from Old Saxon *rak, from the same West Germanic source above.

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Noun

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rak n (plural rakken, diminutive rakje n)

  1. A rope (often protected with wooden beads), chain or brace for fixing a spar to the mast.
    Synonym: rek

Hungarian

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Etymology

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From Proto-Finno-Ugric *rakkɜ- (to make, prepare, build). Cognates include Finnish rakentaa.[1][2]

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  • IPA(key): [ˈrɒk]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -ɒk

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rak

  1. (transitive) to put, set
    Synonyms: tesz, helyez, pakol

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  1. ^ Entry #850 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Hungarian Research Centre for Linguistics.
  2. ^ rak in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (‘Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

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  • rak in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

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Icelandic

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Etymology 1

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From Old Norse rak.

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rak n (genitive singular raks, nominative plural rök)

  1. wick (of a candle)
  2. (chiefly in the plural) raking (quantity of hay)
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Etymology 2

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rak

  1. first/third-person singular past indicative active of reka

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Lower Sorbian

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Etymology

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From Proto-Slavic *rakъ.

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Noun

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rak m animal

  1. crustacean
  2. cancer
  3. Cancer

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Further reading

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  • Muka, Arnošt (1921, 1928) “rak”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • Starosta, Manfred (1999) “rak”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag

Marshallese

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Noun

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rak

  1. south
  2. summer

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Norwegian Bokmål

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Etymology

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Compare with Icelandic rakur

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rak (masculine and feminine rak, neuter rakt, definite singular and plural rake)

  1. salted and partially fermented (of fish)

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Etymology 1

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Compare with Icelandic rakur

Adjective

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rak (neuter rakt, definite singular and plural rake)

  1. salted and partially fermented (of fish)
  2. straight
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Verb

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rak

  1. imperative of raka

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Old Norse

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rak

  1. first/third-person singular past active indicative of reka

Palauan

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Etymology

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

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rak

  1. year

References

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  • rak in Palauan Language Online: Palauan-English Dictionary, at tekinged.com.
  • rak in Palauan-English Dictionary, at trussel2.com.
  • rak in Lewis S. Josephs, Edwin G. McManus, Masa-aki Emesiochel (1977) Palauan-English Dictionary, University Press of Hawaii, →ISBN, page 285.

Polish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Polish rak, from Proto-Slavic *ràkъ.

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Noun

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rak m animal (diminutive raczek)

  1. cancer (disease)
  2. crayfish (term also used for certain other crustaceans)
  3. crampon (spike on a boot used for ice climbing)

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Further reading

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  • rak in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • rak in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *rakъ.

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rȁk m (Cyrillic spelling ра̏к, diminutive ràčić)

  1. crab
  2. cancer (astrology)
    Ja sam rak u horoskopu.I am cancer in horoscope.
  3. (colloquial) cancer (disease)
    Imam rak dojke.I have breast cancer.

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Rak can also be declined inanimated, if used for the disease.

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Slovak

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *rakъ.

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rak m inan (genitive singular raka, nominative plural raky, genitive plural rakov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. crayfish
  2. (colloquial, archaic) cancer
    Synonym: rakovina

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Further reading

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  • rak”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

Southwestern Dinka

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rak (plural rɔɔk)

  1. Shea tree, Vitellaria paradoxa
  2. the fruit of this tree, shea nut

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  • Dinka-English Dictionary[2], 2005

Swedish

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Adjective

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rak (comparative rakare, superlative rakast)

  1. straight; unbent
  2. straight; direct, frank
  3. (internal combustion engines) straight

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Inflection of rak
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular rak rakare rakast
Neuter singular rakt rakare rakast
Plural raka rakare rakast
Masculine plural3 rake rakare rakast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 rake rakare rakaste
All raka rakare rakaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

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Upper Sorbian

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Etymology

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From Proto-Slavic *rakъ.

Noun

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rak m animal

  1. crayfish
  2. cancer (disease)
  3. Cancer

Further reading

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  • rak” in Soblex