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See also: Zak, žák, and Żak

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Afrikaans zak (bag).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

zak (countable and uncountable, plural zaks)

  1. (South Africa, slang) Money.
  2. Sixpence or a small amount of money.

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch sac, from Old Dutch sac, from Proto-Germanic *sakkuz, from Latin saccus.

NounEdit

zak m (plural zakken, diminutive zakje n)

  1. a container made of textile, leather or paper such as bag, sack, sachet and pouch
    Synonym: tas
  2. a pocket
    Ik heb niets op zak.
    My pockets are empty. (= I haven't got a penny on me.)
  3. (slang) a scrotum
  4. (slang, offensive, vulgar) A contraction of such insults for males as klootzak or rotzak, referring to the scrotum, roughly equivalent to "asshole".
  5. (slang, offensive, vulgar, obsolete) whore, cunt
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From zakken.

NounEdit

zak m (plural zakken, diminutive zakje n)

  1. (dialectal) The action of descending; a descent
  2. (Southern, dialectal) A physical depression; flattened area
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from English sack.

NounEdit

zak m (plural zakken, diminutive zakje n)

  1. A female gown, dress
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

zak

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