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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch vak.

NounEdit

vak (plural vakke)

  1. subject

AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of uncertain origin. [1]. Compare Old Norse vókr (wet).

VerbEdit

vak

  1. to warm

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “vak”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 493

BretonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vacuus.

AdjectiveEdit

vak

  1. vacant

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from váček, which was mistakenly understood as a diminutive with the suffix -ek, while it actually originated in Middle High German wātsac.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /vak/

NounEdit

vak m

  1. bag
  2. pouch (cheek pocket in which some animals carry food)
  3. pouch (pocket in which a marsupial carries its young)

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • (bag, cheek pocket): torba

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "váček" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007

DutchEdit

 
Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch vac, from Old Dutch *fak, from Proto-Germanic *faką. In some of the contemporary senses probably influenced by cognate German Fach.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vak n (plural vakken, diminutive vakje n)

  1. compartment (e.g. a shelf, a section)
  2. subject (in school)
  3. profession
  4. trade, craft

Derived termsEdit


HungarianEdit

NormanEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

vak f (plural vaks)

  1. (Sark) cow

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vak c

  1. polynya, a hole in a sheet of ice

DeclensionEdit

Declension of vak 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vak vaken vakar vakarna
Genitive vaks vakens vakars vakarnas

NounEdit

vak (definite (rarely) vaket)

  1. vigil, watching (especially over someone sick or dying)

Derived termsEdit


Tocharian AEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cf. wak. Compare Tocharian B vek.

NounEdit

vak

  1. voice

TurkishEdit

NounEdit

vak (definite accusative vakı, plural vaklar)

  1. quacking sound

WestrobothnianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse vakr, from Proto-Germanic *wakraz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʋɑːk/, /ʋæːk/

AdjectiveEdit

vak

  1. Waker; well rested.

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse vǫk, from Proto-Germanic *wakwō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wegʷ-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʋɑːk/, /ʋäːk/, /ʋæːk/

NounEdit

vak f (definite singular vaka, definite plural våkan)

  1. Polynya.
See alsoEdit