See also: Tak, -tak, -ták, так, , and ta̍k

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch tak (branch, twig, offshoot), from Middle Dutch tac (pointy object, forked object), from Old Dutch *takko (pointy object).

NounEdit

tak (plural takke)

  1. A branch, twig, bough.
  2. A branch, offshoot.

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tak/
  • (file)

AdverbEdit

tak

  1. so (very)
    Je tak dobrý!He is so good!
    Není to tak špatné.It’s not so bad.
  2. so (therefore)
    Chtěl knihu, tak si zašel do knihovny.He wanted a book, so he went to the library.
  3. so, in that way
    Tak to chodíThat's the way it goes (lit. "so it goes")

InterjectionEdit

tak

  1. so
    Tak jděme!So let's go!

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit


DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tak/, [ˈtˢɑɡ̊]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse þǫkk, from Proto-Germanic *þankō, *þankaz, cognate with English thank, German Dank.

NounEdit

tak c (singular definite takken, not used in plural form)

  1. thanks
InflectionEdit

InterjectionEdit

tak

  1. thank you, thanks

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Low German tacke, from Proto-Germanic *takkô (prickle, spike, jag), cognate with English tack, German Zacke.

NounEdit

tak c (singular definite takken, plural indefinite takker)

  1. A jag
  2. A point
  3. A cog
  4. A tooth
  5. A tine.
InflectionEdit
Further readingEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

tak

  1. imperative of takke

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch tac (pointy object, forked object), from Old Dutch *takko (pointy object), from Frankish *takkō, from Proto-Germanic *takkô.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tak m (plural takken, diminutive takje n)

  1. A branch, twig, bough
    Synonyms: telg, twijg
  2. A branch, offshoot, division.

Derived termsEdit

- plant branches

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: tak

AnagramsEdit


FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse þak, from Proto-Germanic *þaką, from Proto-Indo-European *teg-.

NounEdit

tak n (genitive singular taks, plural tøk)

  1. A roof.
DeclensionEdit
Declension of tak
n5 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative tak takið tøk tøkini
accusative tak takið tøk tøkini
dative taki takinum tøkum tøkunum
genitive taks taksins taka takanna
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse tak.

NounEdit

tak n (genitive singular taks, plural tøk)

  1. A grip, hold
  2. A huge effort, major effort, strenuous effort.
DeclensionEdit
Declension of tak
n5 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative tak takið tøk tøkini
accusative tak takið tøk tøkini
dative taki takinum tøkum tøkunum
genitive taks taksins taka takanna

Derived termsEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tak.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tak n (genitive singular taks, nominative plural tök)

  1. A grip, hold.

DeclensionEdit


IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with tidak, from Malay tak, from Proto-Malayic *daʔ (compare Malay tak), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *diaq.

AdverbEdit

tak

  1. not (negates meaning of verb)
    Saya tak mau makan.
    I don't want to eat.
  2. not (To no degree)
    Buku itu tak mahal.
    That book is not expensive.

SynonymsEdit


JingphoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Burmese တွက် (twak)

VerbEdit

tak

  1. To guess.

ReferencesEdit

  • Kurabe, Keita (2016-12-31) , “Phonology of Burmese loanwords in Jinghpaw”, in Kyoto University Linguistic Research[1], volume 35, DOI:10.14989/219015, ISSN 1349-7804, pages 91–128

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

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ConjunctionEdit

tak

  1. but, but also

ParticleEdit

tak

  1. particle used to reinforce or emphasize a certain word or idea, usually by reducing doubts about it; but... (really), in fact, surely, just

Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

tak

  1. so

Further readingEdit

  • tak in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • tak in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with tidak, dak, from Proto-Malayic *daʔ (compare Indonesian tidak), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *diaq.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

tak

  1. (informal) not (negates meaning of verb)
    Saya tak mahu makan.I don't want to eat.
  2. (informal) not (to no degree)
    Buku itu tak mahal.That book is not expensive.

MarshalleseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

tak

  1. A needlefish.

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

Derived termsEdit

EncliticEdit

tak

  1. (Ratak) eastward

ReferencesEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Northern French taque, ultimately of Germanic origin, probably from Frankish *takkō, from Proto-Germanic *takkô (spike, thorn, prickle).

NounEdit

tak (plural takes)

  1. A clasp
  2. nail
  3. A protective metal plate used on a cart to prevent wear.
  4. (nautical) tack (rope used to hold the foremost corner of the sail in place)
  5. stability, endurance, steadfastness.
Alternative formsEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From taken (to take) and Old Norse tak (revenue) (from taka (to take).

NounEdit

tak (uncountable)

  1. A tack (a fee paid to a lord or king for the right to keep swine).
Alternative formsEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

tak (third-person singular simple present takketh, present participle takkynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative and past participle takked)

  1. Alternative form of takken

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

tak (plural takes)

  1. Alternative form of tach

Etymology 5Edit

VerbEdit

tak (third-person singular simple present taketh, present participle takinge, first-/third-person singular past indicative toke, past participle taken)

  1. Alternative form of taken

VerbEdit

tak

  1. Alternative form of take: imperative of taken
  2. Alternative form of taken: past participle of taken

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse þak, from Proto-Germanic *þaką, from Proto-Indo-European *teg-.

NounEdit

tak n (definite singular taket, indefinite plural tak, definite plural taka or takene)

  1. A roof
  2. ceiling.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse tak.

NounEdit

tak n (definite singular taket, indefinite plural tak, definite plural taka or takene)

  1. grip
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse þak, from Proto-Germanic *þaką, from Proto-Indo-European *teg-. Akin to English thatch.

NounEdit

tak n (definite singular taket, indefinite plural tak, definite plural taka)

  1. roof
  2. ceiling
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse tak.

NounEdit

tak n (definite singular taket, indefinite plural tak, definite plural taka)

  1. grip
Derived termsEdit
Terms derived from tak (Etymology 2)

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

tak

  1. imperative of taka and take

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

See taka (to take, grab)

NounEdit

tak n (genitive taks, plural tǫk)

  1. grip, hold

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • tak in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

PhaluraEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

tak (Perso-Arabic spelling تک)

  1. Co-lexicalized intensifier

ReferencesEdit

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[2], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *tako. Compare Ukrainian так (tak), Belarusian так (tak).

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

tak

  1. yes
    Zrobiłeś to? - Tak.Did you do that? - Yes, (I did).

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

AntonymsEdit

AdverbEdit

tak (not comparable)

  1. so (used for emphasis)
    Było tak ciemno, że nic nie widziałem.It was so dark that I couldn't see anything.
    Kocham cię tak bardzo!I love you so much!
  2. like this; so (in this way)
    Ona mi tak powiedziała.She told me so.
    Ja to robię tak.I do it like this.

Further readingEdit

  • tak in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • tak in Polish dictionaries at PWN

AnagramsEdit

akt, kat, tka


ScotsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Early Scots tak, from Middle English taken (to take),[1] from Old English tacan (to grasp, touch), a borrowing from Old Norse taka (to touch, take) (from Proto-Germanic *tēkaną (to touch)) which gradually displaced the native Middle English nimen (to take). Cognates include English take and Norn taka.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tak (third-person singular present taks, present participle takkin, past teuk, past participle taen or takken)

  1. (transitive) to take
    • 1790, Robert Burns, Tam o' Shanter:
      As market days are wearing late, / And folk begin to tak the gate
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. (transitive) to trip
  3. (transitive) to affect
  4. (transitive) to marry
  5. (transitive) to understand, apprehend, take
Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

tak (plural taks)

  1. capture, catch
  2. captive
    1. (fishing) catch, haul
  3. grip

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

tak (plural taks)

  1. Alternative spelling of tack

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ tak, n., v..” in the Dictionary of the Scots Language, Edinburgh: Scottish Language Dictionaries.

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French taquet.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tȃk m (Cyrillic spelling та̑к)

  1. billiard-cue
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Italian tacco.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tȁk m (Cyrillic spelling та̏к)

  1. (regional) arc, vault (of a building)
  2. (regional) shoe heel
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • tak” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • tak” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish þak, from Old Norse þak, from Proto-Germanic *þaką, from Proto-Indo-European *teg-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tak n

  1. roof
  2. ceiling

DeclensionEdit

Declension of tak 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tak taket tak taken
Genitive taks takets taks takens

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


TurkishEdit

VerbEdit

tak

  1. second-person singular imperative of takmak

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

tak (nominative plural taks)

  1. rest, tranquility

DeclensionEdit


WestrobothnianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse þak, from Proto-Germanic *þaką, from Proto-Indo-European *teg-.

NounEdit

tak n (definite singular tatje or takä, dative tatjen or takän, definite plural taka)

  1. roof
  2. ceiling
SynonymsEdit
AntonymsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse tak (grip,) from taka (take.)

NounEdit

tak n

  1. Alternative form of tag