See also: tík

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “From narcotic?”)

NounEdit

tik (uncountable)

  1. (South Africa, slang) crystal meth or speed.
    • "This Tuesday Special Assignment focuses on a deepening crisis in Cape Town. Many young adults and schoolchildren as young as 10 years are in the grip of a powerful drug called crystal methamphetamine – known locally as tik. It’s been on the fringes for several years but it is now catching on fast among the youth of the Western Cape. [1] - 27k
    • "Over a third of all people seeking rehabilitation in the second half of 2005 reported that their primary problem was tik". Weekend Argus 13/14 May 2006 p.12.

AnagramsEdit


ChoctawEdit

NounEdit

tīk (inalienable)

  1. female
  2. sister (of a man)

CzechEdit

NounEdit

tik m

  1. A tick, a twitch.

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tɪk/
  • Rhymes: -ɪk
  • (file)

NounEdit

tik m (plural tikken, diminutive tikje n)

  1. tick (a kind of sound)
  2. tap
  3. slap
  4. little bit (In: "een tikje meer")

DescendantsEdit

  • Papiamentu: tiki (from the diminutive)

VerbEdit

tik

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tikken
  2. imperative of tikken

AnagramsEdit


HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈtik]
  • Hyphenation: tik

PronounEdit

tik

  1. (personal, folksy) Alternative form of ti (you, plural).

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • tik in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

LatvianEdit

AdverbEdit

tik

  1. so
    tik daudzso many

ParticleEdit

tik

  1. not so... as

LithuanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

tik (not comparable)

  1. just, only (nothing more than; nothing else other than)
    Kàs bùs toliaũ, gãlima tìk spėlióti - We can only speculate as to what will come next.
    Jìs tìk bė̃go ir̃ bė̃go. - He just ran and ran.
  2. only just, barely, hardly
    Rãdo jį̃ tik gývą, tik nenùmirė - We found him barely alive, he almost died.

ConjunctionEdit

tik

  1. but, yet, just (introduces a concession)
    Labaĩ nóriu, tìk pinigų̃ neturiù. - I'd love to, just I don't have the money

ParticleEdit

tik

  1. (in conjunction with question words) -ever, no matter
    tìk ìmasi, tàs sẽkasi. - He succeeds at whatever he puts his hand to.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Of imitative origin.

InterjectionEdit

tìk

  1. Noise made to call chickens
  2. tick (sound of a clock ticking)

SynonymsEdit

  • (chicken call): cik

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

tìk

  1. second-person singular imperative of tikti

PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From French tic.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tik m inan

  1. (medicine) tic (local and habitual convulsive motion)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

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

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tík (bitch). Compare English tyke.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tik c

  1. a bitch (female canine)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of tik 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tik tiken tikar tikarna
Genitive tiks tikens tikars tikarnas

SynonymsEdit


TatarEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tik

  1. only, solitary

VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Finnish tikka.

NounEdit

tik

  1. woodpecker

VolapükEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English think.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tik (nominative plural tiks)

  1. thought (object or instance of thinking)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit