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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /nɛk/ * Rhymes: -ɛk

  • IPA(key): /nɛk/
  • Rhymes: -ɛk

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _nekke_, _nakke_, from Old English _hnecca_, _*hnæcca_ (“neck, nape”), from Proto-Germanic _*hnakkô_ (“nape, neck”), from Proto-Indo-European _*knog-_, _*kneg-_ (“back of the head, nape, neck”). Cognate with Scots _nek_ (“neck”), North Frisian _neek_, _neeke_, _Nak_ (“neck”), Saterland Frisian _Näcke_ (“neck”), West Frisian _nekke_ (“neck”), Dutch _nek_ (“neck”), Low German _Nakke_ (“neck”), German _Nacken_ (“nape of the neck”), Danish _nakke_ (“neck”), Swedish _nacke_ (“neck”), Icelandic _hnakki_ (“neck”), Tocharian A _kñuk_ (“neck, nape”). Possibly a mutated variant of *_kneug/k_ (compare Old English _hnocc_ (“hook, penis”), Welsh _cnwch_ (“joint, knob”), Latvian _knaūķis_ (“dwarf”). More at nook.

From Middle English nekke, nakke, from Old English hnecca, *hnæcca (neck, nape), from Proto-Germanic *hnakkô (nape, neck), from Proto-Indo-European *knog-, *kneg- (back of the head, nape, neck). Cognate with Scots nek (neck), North Frisian neek, neeke, Nak (neck), Saterland Frisian Näcke (neck), West Frisian nekke (neck), Dutch nek (neck), Low German Nakke (neck), German Nacken (nape of the neck), Danish nakke (neck), Swedish nacke (neck), Icelandic hnakki (neck), Tocharian A kñuk (neck, nape). Possibly a mutated variant of *kneug/k (compare Old English hnocc (hook, penis), Welsh cnwch (joint, knob), Latvian knaūķis (dwarf). More at nook.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

NECK (_plural_ NECKS) * The part of body connecting the head and the trunk found in humans and some animals. * The corresponding part in some other anatomical contexts. * The part of a shirt, dress etc., which fits a person's NECK. * The tapered part of a bottle toward the opening. * (botany) The slender tubelike extension atop an archegonium, through which the sperm swim to reach the egg. * 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, _The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian_, volume V, page 5 Archegonia are surrounded early in their development by the juvenile perianth, through the slender beak of which the elongated NECK of the fertilized archegonium protrudes. * (music) The extension of any stringed instrument on which a fingerboard is mounted * A long narrow tract of land projecting from the main body, or a narrow tract connecting two larger tracts. * (engineering) A reduction in size near the end of an object, formed by a groove around it. _a NECK forming the journal of a shaft_ * The constriction between the root and crown of a tooth. * (architecture) The gorgerin of a capital. * (firearms) The small part of a gun between the chase and the swell of the muzzle. DERIVED TERMS * bottleneck * hindneck * neck and neck/neck-and-neck * neckband * neckcloth * neckerchief (from kerchief) * necklace * neckless * necklet * neckline * neck of the woods * neck ring * necktie * neckwear * neckyoke * polo neck, polo-neck * stick one's neck out * turtleneck * V-neck TRANSLATIONS SEE ALSO * throat

neck (plural necks)

  1. The part of body connecting the head and the trunk found in humans and some animals.
  2. The corresponding part in some other anatomical contexts.
  3. The part of a shirt, dress etc., which fits a person's neck.
  4. The tapered part of a bottle toward the opening.
  5. (botany) The slender tubelike extension atop an archegonium, through which the sperm swim to reach the egg.
  6. (music) The extension of any stringed instrument on which a fingerboard is mounted
  7. A long narrow tract of land projecting from the main body, or a narrow tract connecting two larger tracts.
  8. (engineering) A reduction in size near the end of an object, formed by a groove around it.
    a neck forming the journal of a shaft
  9. The constriction between the root and crown of a tooth.
  10. (architecture) The gorgerin of a capital.
  11. (firearms) The small part of a gun between the chase and the swell of the muzzle.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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NECK (_third-person singular simple present_ NECKS, _present participle_ NECKING, _simple past and past participle_ NECKED) * To hang by the neck; strangle; kill, eliminate * (US) To make love; to snog; to intently kiss or cuddle. _Alan and Betty were NECKING in the back of a car when Betty's dad caught them._ * To drink rapidly. * 2006, Sarah Johnstone, Tom Masters, _London_ In the dim light, punters sit sipping raspberry-flavoured Tokyo martinis, losing the freestyle sushi off their chopsticks or NECKING Asahi beer. * To decrease in diameter. * 2007, John H. Bickford, _Introduction to the Design and Behavior of Bolted Joints_, page 272 Since this temperature would place the bolt in its creep range, it will slowly stretch, NECKING DOWN as it does so. Eventually it will get too thin to support the weight, and the bolt will break. DERIVED TERMS * necking SYNONYMS * (_kiss or cuddle intently_): French kiss, grope, pet, snuggle, smooch TRANSLATIONS

neck (third-person singular simple present necks, present participle necking, simple past and past participle necked)

  1. To hang by the neck; strangle; kill, eliminate
  2. (US) To make love; to snog; to intently kiss or cuddle.
    Alan and Betty were necking in the back of a car when Betty's dad caught them.
  3. To drink rapidly.
  4. To decrease in diameter.

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