See also: Zak, žák, and Żak

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Afrikaans zak (bag). Doublet of sac and sack.

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. (obsolete, slang, vulgar) whore, cunt
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: sak
  • Indonesian: sak
  • Indonesian: saku

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