AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

vlak (attributive vlak, comparative vlaker, superlative vlakste)

  1. flat, level, even
  2. shallow

NounEdit

vlak (plural vlakke)

  1. plane, surface
  2. (figurative) domain, area, sphere of interest
  3. level, elevation

CzechEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old Czech vlak, from Proto-Slavic *volkъ. Derived from vláčet (tow, haul), calque of German Zug.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈvlak]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ak

NounEdit

vlak m inan

  1. train

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • vlak in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • vlak in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • vlak in Internetová jazyková příručka

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

AdjectiveEdit

vlak (comparative vlakker, superlative vlakst)

  1. flat, plane
    Synonym: plat
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
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: vlak

NounEdit

vlak n (plural vlakken, diminutive vlakje n)

  1. (literally) A plain, a flat surface
  2. (figuratively) A domain, sphere, field of interest
  3. (nautical) A flat bottom, the flat-bottomed section of a hull.
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

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.
Derived termsEdit

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

AnagramsEdit

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Czech vlak, itself calqued after German Zug.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vlȃk m (Cyrillic spelling вла̑к)

  1. (Croatia) train
    Synonym: (Bosnian, Serbian) vȏz

DeclensionEdit

SloveneEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Czech vlak, itself calqued after German Zug.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vlȃk m inan

  1. train (line of connected cars or carriages)

InflectionEdit

Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. vlák
gen. sing. vláka
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
vlák vláka vláki
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
vláka vlákov vlákov
dative
(dajȃlnik)
vláku vlákoma vlákom
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
vlák vláka vláke
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
vláku vlákih vlákih
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
vlákom vlákoma vláki

Further readingEdit

  • vlak”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran