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Definitions and meaning of tak

tak

Alternative forms

  • take (Standard English)
  • tyek (Tyneside)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tak/
  • Homophone: tack

Verb

tak (third-person singular simple present taks, present participle takkin, simple past teuk, past participle takken)

  1. (Wearside, Durham) To take.

Anagrams

  • ATK, KAT, Kat, TKA, kat

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch tak (branch, twig, offshoot), from Middle Dutch tac (pointy object, forked object), from Old Dutch *takko (pointy object).

Noun

tak (plural takke)

  1. branch, twig, bough
  2. branch, [[offshoot}]]

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tak/

Adverb

tak

  1. so (very)
  2. so (therefore)
  3. so, in that way

Interjection

tak

  1. so

Derived terms

  • až to bude, tak to bude
  • tak jo (OK)
  • tak dobře (OK, fine)
  • tak ahoj (bye)
  • jen tak dál
  • a tak dále
  • Jak se do lesa volá, tak se z lesa ozývá
  • Jak si kdo ustele, tak si také lehne

See also

  • takhle
  • takto
  • tolik

Further reading

  • tak in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • tak in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tak/, /ˈtɑɡ/, [ˈtˢɑɡ̊], [ˈtsʰɑ̈k]

Etymology 1

From Old Norse þǫkk, from Proto-Germanic *þankō, *þankaz, cognate with English thank, German Dank.

Noun

tak c (singular definite takken, not used in plural form)

  1. thanks
Inflection

Interjection

tak

  1. thank you, thanks

Etymology 2

From Middle Low German tacke, from Proto-Germanic *takkô (prickle, spike, jag), cognate with English tack, German Zacke.

Noun

tak c (singular definite takken, plural indefinite takker)

  1. jag
  2. point
  3. cog
  4. tooth
  5. tine
Inflection
Further reading
  • tak on the Danish Wikipedia.Wikipedia da

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

tak

  1. imperative of takke



Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch tac (pointy object, forked object), from Old Dutch *takko (pointy object), from Frankish *takkō, from Proto-Germanic *takkô.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɑk/
  • Hyphenation: tak
  • Rhymes: -ɑk

Noun

tak m (plural takken, diminutive takje n)

  1. branch, twig, bough
    Synonyms: telg, twijg
  2. branch, offshoot, division

Derived terms

(plant branches):

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: tak
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: taku
  • Negerhollands: tak, takje, takkie

Anagrams

  • kat

Faroese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tʰɛaːʰk/
  • Rhymes: -ɛaːʰk

Etymology 1

From Old Norse þak, from Proto-Germanic *þaką, from Proto-Indo-European *teg-.

Noun

tak n (genitive singular taks, plural tøk)

  1. roof
Declension
Related terms
  • tekja

Etymology 2

From Old Norse tak.

Noun

tak n (genitive singular taks, plural tøk)

  1. grip, hold
  2. A huge effort, major effort, strenuous effort.
Declension

Derived terms



Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse tak.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tʰaːk/
  • Rhymes: -aːk

Noun

tak n (genitive singular taks, nominative plural tök)

  1. grip, hold

Declension


Indonesian

Etymology

Cognate with tidak, from Malay tak, from Proto-Malayic *daʔ (compare Malay tak), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *diaq.

Adverb

tak

  1. not (negates the meaning of the verb)
    Saya tak mau makan.
    I don't want to eat.
  2. not (to no degree)
    Buku itu tak mahal.
    That book is not expensive.

Synonyms

  • tidak
  • ndak (colloquial)
  • nggak (colloquial)
  • kagak (colloquial)

Jingpho

Etymology

Borrowed from Burmese တွက် (twak)

Verb

tak

  1. To guess.

References

  • Kurabe, Keita (2016-12-31), “Phonology of Burmese loanwords in Jinghpaw”, in Kyoto University Linguistic Research[1], volume 35, DOI:10.14989/219015, ISSN 1349-7804, pages 91–128

Latvian

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

Conjunction

tak

  1. but, but also

Particle

tak

  1. particle used to reinforce or emphasize a certain word or idea, usually by reducing doubts about it; but... (really), in fact, surely, just

Lower Sorbian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tak/

Adverb

tak

  1. so

Further reading

  • Arnošt Muka (1921, 1928), “tak”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German, Russian), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted (in German)Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • tak in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Malay

Alternative forms

  • x (Internet slang)

Etymology

Cognate with tidak, dak, from Proto-Malayic *daʔ (compare Indonesian tidak), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *diaq.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /taʔ/
  • Rhymes: -taʔ, -aʔ

Adverb

tak (Jawi spelling تق)

  1. (informal) not (negates the meaning of the verb)
  2. (informal) not (to no degree)

Marshallese

Pronunciation

  • (phonetic) IPA(key): [tˠɑk]
  • (phonemic) IPA(key): /tˠæk/
  • Bender phonemes: {tak}

Etymology 1

Noun

tak

  1. needlefish

Etymology 2

Alternative forms

  • (Rālik) ta

Derived terms

  • takin aļ

Enclitic

tak

  1. (Ratak) eastward

References

  • Marshallese–English Online Dictionary

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old Northern French taque, ultimately of Germanic origin, probably from Frankish *takkō, from Proto-Germanic *takkô (spike, thorn, prickle).

Noun

tak (plural takes)

  1. clasp
  2. nail
  3. A protective metal plate used on a cart to prevent wear.
  4. (nautical) tack (a rope used to hold the foremost corner of the sail in place)
  5. stability, endurance, steadfastness
Alternative forms
  • takke, take, tace
Derived terms
  • taknail
  • takken
Descendants
  • English: tack
  • Scots: taik

References

  • “tak, n.(1).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Etymology 2

From taken (to take) and Old Norse tak (revenue) (from taka (to take).

Noun

tak (uncountable)

  1. tack (a fee paid to a lord or king for the right to keep swine)
Alternative forms
  • take, takke, thac; tac (early form)
Derived terms
Descendants
  • English: tack
  • Scots: tak, take

References

  • “tak, n.(2).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Etymology 3

Verb

tak (third-person singular simple present takketh, present participle takkende, takkynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative and past participle takked)

  1. Alternative form of takken

Etymology 4

Noun

tak (plural takes)

  1. Alternative form of tach

Etymology 5

Verb

tak (third-person singular simple present taketh, present participle takinge, first-/third-person singular past indicative toke, past participle taken)

  1. Alternative form of taken

Verb

tak

  1. Alternative form of take: imperative of taken
  2. Alternative form of taken: past participle of taken

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From Old Norse þak, from Proto-Germanic *þaką, from Proto-Indo-European *teg-. Cognate with Old English þæc (roof, thack, thatch).


Noun

tak n (definite singular taket, indefinite plural tak, definite plural taka or takene)

  1. roof
  2. ceiling
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Old Norse tak.

Noun

tak n (definite singular taket, indefinite plural tak, definite plural taka or takene)

  1. grip
Derived terms

References

  • “tak” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɑːk/

Etymology 1

From Old Norse þak, from Proto-Germanic *þaką, from Proto-Indo-European *teg-. Cognate with Old English þæc (roof, thack, thatch).

Noun

tak n (definite singular taket, indefinite plural tak, definite plural taka)

  1. roof
  2. ceiling
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Old Norse tak.

Noun

tak n (definite singular taket, indefinite plural tak, definite plural taka)

  1. grip
Derived terms

Etymology 3

Verb

tak

  1. imperative of taka and take

References

  • “tak” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old Norse

Etymology

See taka (to take, grab)

Noun

tak n (genitive taks, plural tǫk)

  1. grip, hold

Declension

Descendants

References

  • tak in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Phalura

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tak/

Adverb

tak (Perso-Arabic spelling تک)

  1. A co-lexicalized intensifier.

References

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[2], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN

Polish

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *tako. Cognate with Ukrainian так (tak), Belarusian так (tak).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tak/
  • Rhymes: -ak

Interjection

tak

  1. yes

Antonyms

  • nie

Related terms

  • chyba tak
  • może tak

See also

  • ano
  • no
  • hej
  • jo

Adverb

tak (not comparable)

  1. so (used for emphasis)
  2. like this; so (in this way)

Further reading

  • tak in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • tak in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Anagrams

akt, kat, tka


Scots

Etymology 1

From Early Scots tak, from Middle English taken (to take), from Old English tacan (to grasp, touch), a borrowing from Old Norse taka (to touch, take) (from Proto-Germanic *tēkaną (to touch)) which gradually displaced the native Middle English nimen (to take). Cognates include English take and Norn taka.

Alternative forms

  • tae

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [tɑk]

Verb

tak (third-person singular present taks, present participle takkin, past teuk, past participle taen or takken)

  1. (transitive) To take.
  2. (transitive) To trip.
  3. (transitive) To affect.
  4. (transitive) To marry.
  5. (transitive) To understand, apprehend, take.
Derived terms
  • tak the guid o

Noun

tak (plural taks)

  1. capture, catch
  2. captive
    1. (fishing) catch, haul
  3. grip

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun

tak (plural taks)

  1. Alternative spelling of tack

References


Serbo-Croatian

Etymology 1

From French taquet.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tâːk/

Noun

tȃk m (Cyrillic spelling та̑к)

  1. billiard-cue
Declension

Etymology 2

From Italian tacco.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tâk/

Noun

tȁk m (Cyrillic spelling та̏к)

  1. (regional) arc, vault (of a building)
  2. (regional) shoe heel
Declension

References

  • “tak” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • “tak” in Hrvatski jezični portal



Swedish

Etymology

From Old Swedish þak, from Old Norse þak, from Proto-Germanic *þaką, from Proto-Indo-European *teg-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɑːk/

Noun

tak n

  1. roof
  2. ceiling

Declension

Derived terms

Related terms

  • täcka

Anagrams

  • akt

Turkish

Etymology 1

From Persian طاق(tâq, arch).

Noun

  1. arch

Etymology 2

Verb

tak

  1. second-person singular imperative of takmak

Volapük

Noun

tak (nominative plural taks)

  1. rest, tranquility

Declension


Westrobothnian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [tʰɑːk], [tʰäːk], [tʰæːk]
    Rhymes: -áːk

Etymology 1

From Old Norse þak, from Proto-Germanic *þaką, from Proto-Indo-European *teg-.

Noun

tak n (definite singular tatje or takä, dative tatjen or takän, definite plural taka)

  1. roof
  2. ceiling
Synonyms
  • (roof): vattutak
Antonyms
  • gólv
  • flåor
  • pall
Related terms
  • teitj

Etymology 2

From Old Norse tak (grip) from taka (to take).

Noun

tak n

  1. Alternative form of tag

Source: wiktionary.org
  • TAJ, a dervish's tall conical cap.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)