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See also: Zak, žák, and Żak

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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

zak (countable and uncountable, plural zaks)

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

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch sac, from Old Dutch sac, 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
  2. a pocket
    Ik heb niets op zak.
    My pockets are empty. I haven't got a penny.
  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

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NounEdit

zak m (plural zakken, diminutive zakje n)

  1. The action of descending; a descent
  2. 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 etymology on the main entry.

VerbEdit

zak

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