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EtymologyEdit

From vláčet (tow, haul) calque of German Zug.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vlak/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ak

NounEdit

vlak m inan

  1. train
DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch vlac, from Old Dutch *flak, from Proto-Germanic *flakaz.

AdjectiveEdit

vlak (comparative vlakker, superlative vlakst)

  1. flat, plane
InflectionEdit
Inflection of vlak
uninflected vlak
inflected vlakke
comparative vlakker
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial vlak vlakker het vlakst
het vlakste
indefinite m./f. sing. vlakke vlakkere vlakste
n. sing. vlak vlakker vlakste
plural vlakke vlakkere vlakste
definite vlakke vlakkere vlakste
partitive vlaks vlakkers
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NounEdit

vlak n (plural vlakken, diminutive vlakje n)

  1. (literally) A plain, a flat surface
  2. (figuratively) A domain, sphere, field of interest
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AdverbEdit

vlak

  1. straight, immediately, just
    De Aardes natuurlijke satelliet, de Maan, moet vlak na de vorming van de Aarde zijn ontstaan.
    Earth's natural satellite, the Moon, must have arisen just after the formation of the Earth.
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Etymology 2Edit

Alternative form of vlek

NounEdit

vlak f (plural vlakken, diminutive vlakje n)

  1. A spot, soiled mark

VerbEdit

vlak

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

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Czech vlak, itself calqued after German Zug.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vlȃk m (Cyrillic spelling вла̑к)

  1. (Croatia) train

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • (Bosnian, Serbian): vȏz

SloveneEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Czech vlak, itself calqued after German Zug.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vlák m inan (genitive vláka, nominative plural vláki)

  1. train (line of connected cars or carriages)

DeclensionEdit