See also: štrik

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Etymology 1

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From Dutch strik, from Middle Dutch stric, from Old Dutch stric, from Proto-Germanic *strikkiz (line; rope), from Proto-Indo-European *streyg- (stiff; rigid; tight; rope; cord), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ter- (stiff).

Noun

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strik (plural strikke)

  1. bow (type of knot)
  2. snare

Etymology 2

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From Dutch strikken, from Middle Dutch stricken.

Verb

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strik (present strik, present participle strikkende, past participle gestrik)

  1. (transitive) to tie (e.g. of laces, ribbons, etc.)

Dutch

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /strɪk/
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  • Hyphenation: strik
  • Rhymes: -ɪk

Etymology 1

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From Middle Dutch stric, stricke, strec, from Old Dutch stric, from Proto-Germanic *strikkiz (line; rope), from Proto-Indo-European *streyg- (stiff; rigid; tight; rope; cord), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ter- (stiff).

Noun

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strik m (plural strikken, diminutive strikje n)

  1. tie, knot
  2. bow (type of knot)
  3. snare
  4. tangle (in one's hair)
Derived terms
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Descendants
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  • Afrikaans: strik
  • Negerhollands: strikkie (from the diminutive)
  • Papiamentu: streki, strikki

Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

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strik

  1. inflection of strikken:
    1. first-person singular present indicative
    2. imperative

Icelandic

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Noun

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strik n (genitive singular striks, nominative plural strik)

  1. line, stroke
  2. (geometry) line segment
  3. point (on a compass)
  4. hyphen
    Synonym: bandstrik
  5. (figurative) a direct course (connoting speed, efficiency or determinedness)

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