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EtymologyEdit

Used in this form in the Bible translation of 1541. From Middle Low German streke, from Old Saxon *striki, from Proto-Germanic *strikiz, from Proto-Indo-European *streyg-. Cognate with Norwegian strik, Danish streg, corresponding to Gothic striks, Middle Low German streke, Middle High German and German Strich, related to German verb streichen and English strike.

A separate loan is the sense as a rope, from Old High German stric, German Strick, Middle Low German strik.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

streck n

  1. a dash, a hyphen, a line
    ett streck i räkningen
    a miscalculation, an unforeseen obstacle
    att dra ett streck
    to draw a line, to finish
    streck i debatten
    end of discussion, no more questions or speakers admitted

DeclensionEdit

Declension of streck 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative streck strecket streck strecken
Genitive strecks streckets strecks streckens

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • streck in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)