strak

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch strac ‎(tight, taut), from Old Dutch *strak, from Proto-Germanic *strakaz, *strakkaz ‎(straight, tight, tense), from Proto-Indo-European *streg-, *treg- ‎(stiff, rigid). Cognate with Middle Low German strac ‎(tight, taut), Old English stræc ‎(firm, strict, rigorous, unyielding), German strack ‎(straight, taut). More at stretch.

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AdjectiveEdit

strak ‎(comparative strakker, superlative strakst)

  1. tight
  2. tense (showing stress or strain)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of strak
uninflected strak
inflected strakke
comparative strakker
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial strak strakker het strakst
het strakste
indefinite m./f. sing. strakke strakkere strakste
n. sing. strak strakker strakste
plural strakke strakkere strakste
definite strakke strakkere strakste
partitive straks strakkers

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