See also: Streck, stréck, and Stréck

Luxembourgish

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Verb

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streck

  1. second-person singular imperative of strecken

Swedish

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Etymology

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Used in this form in the Bible translation of 1541. From Middle Low German streke, from Old Saxon *striki, from Proto-West Germanic *striki.

Cognate with Norwegian strek, 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.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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streck n

  1. a short(ish) line; a line, a dash
    att dra ett streck över något
    to draw a line under something (idiomatically with "over" in Swedish)
    streck i debatten
    end of discussion, no more questions or speakers admitted
    ett streck i räkningen
    a miscalculation, an unforeseen obstacle
  2. a clothesline
    Synonym: klädstreck
  3. a mischievous act

Declension

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

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