See also: şlak

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch slak, from Middle Dutch slecke, slacke, from Old Dutch [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *slikkō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

slak (plural slakke)

  1. snail

DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): /slɑk/
  • Hyphenation: slak
  • Rhymes: -ɑk

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch slecke, slacke, from Old Dutch [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *slikkō. Cognate with Luxembourgish Schleek.

NounEdit

slak f or m (plural slakken, diminutive slakje n)

  1. snail, slug (any gastropod)
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: slak

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Low German slagge, whence also German Schlacke, English slag. See the latter.

NounEdit

slak f (plural slakken)

  1. slag (the impurities which result and are separated out when melting a metal or refining it from its ore)
  2. hard, molten leftovers of burnt coal and other solid fuels

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse slakr

AdjectiveEdit

slak (masculine and feminine slak, neuter slakt, definite singular and plural slake, comparative slakere, indefinite superlative slakest, definite superlative slakeste)

  1. slack (rope, sails)
  2. gentle (curve, slope)
  3. loose (ice)
  4. weak, feeble

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse slakr

AdjectiveEdit

slak (masculine and feminine slak, neuter slakt, definite singular and plural slake, comparative slakare, indefinite superlative slakast, definite superlative slakaste)

  1. slack (rope, sails)
  2. gentle (curve, slope)
  3. loose (ice)
  4. weak, feeble

Alternative formsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *sъvolkъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

slȃk m (Cyrillic spelling сла̑к)

  1. bindweed

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • slak” in Hrvatski jezični portal

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

slak c (plural slakken, diminutive slakje)

  1. snail

Further readingEdit

  • slak (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011