AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch wrac (defective; wreck) Proto-Germanic *wrekaną (to push, drive out), probably in the sense of things cast ashore.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wrak (plural wrakke)

  1. A wreck (remains of a vehicle, vessel, aircraft or other piece of machinery).
    Hulle het die wrak langs die koraalrif geplunder.
    They plundered the wreck next to the coral reef.
  2. A wreck (severely damaged creature).
    Anna was 'n wrak na Henk se oorlye.
    Anna was an emotional wreck after Henk's death.

Derived termsEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch wrac (defective; wreck) Proto-Germanic *wrekaną (to push, drive out), probably in the sense of things cast ashore.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vrɑk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wrak
  • Rhymes: -ɑk

NounEdit

wrak n (plural wrakken, diminutive wrakje n)

  1. A wreck (remains of a vehicle, vessel, aircraft or other piece of machinery).
    Het is ten strengste verboden om het wrak naast het koraalrif te betreden.
    It is strictly prohibited to enter the wreck next to the coral reef.
  2. A wreck (severely damaged creature).
    Henk was een wrak na Anna's overlijden.
    Henk was an emotional wreck after Anna's death.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: wrak

AdjectiveEdit

wrak (not comparable)

  1. defective, derelict, rickety

InflectionEdit

Inflection of wrak
uninflected wrak
inflected wrakke
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial wrak
indefinite m./f. sing. wrakke
n. sing. wrak
plural wrakke
definite wrakke
partitive wraks

ReferencesEdit


GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

wrak

  1. Romanization of 𐍅𐍂𐌰𐌺

Old FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *waihaz. Cognate to Middle English wraw.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

wrāk

  1. crooked

ReferencesEdit

  • Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009) An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN

Sranan TongoEdit

VerbEdit

wrak

  1. To hate.