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Meaning of "glaik" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GLAIK

glaik  [ɡleɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GLAIK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Glaik is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GLAIK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of glaik in the English dictionary

The definition of glaik in the dictionary is a flash of light.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GLAIK


aslake
əˈsleɪk
Blake
bleɪk
flake
fleɪk
Hoylake
ˈhɔɪˌleɪk
laik
leɪk
lake
leɪk
slake
sleɪk
snowflake
ˈsnəʊˌfleɪk
sootflake
ˈsʊtˌfleɪk
splake
spleɪk
Timberlake
ˈtɪmbəˌleɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GLAIK

gladsomeness
Gladstone
Gladstone bag
gladvert
Gladwrap
Gladwrapped
Gladwrapping
glady
Glagolitic
glaiket
glaiketness
glaikit
glaikitness
glair
glaireous
glairin
glairiness
glairy
glaive
glaived

WORDS THAT END LIKE GLAIK

batik
Dubrovnik
faik
haik
kaik
maik
malik
naik
Nalchik
paik
Pernik
raik
Reykjavik
sheik
sik
smaik
Tajik
tik
traik
tughrik

Synonyms and antonyms of glaik in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «glaik» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GLAIK

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The translations of glaik from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «glaik» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

glaik
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

glaik
570 millions of speakers

English

glaik
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

glaik
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

glaik
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

glaik
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

glaik
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

glaik
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

glaik
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Glaik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

glaik
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

glaik
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

glaik
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Glaik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

glaik
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

glaik
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ग्लैक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

glaik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

glaik
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

glaik
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

glaik
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

glaik
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

glaik
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

glaik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

glaik
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

glaik
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of glaik

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GLAIK»

The term «glaik» is barely ever used and occupies the 199.717 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GLAIK» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GLAIK»

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A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words ...
The kite. V. Glrd. GLAIK, Glaikr, s. 1. A glance of the eye, Ayrs. 2. A reflected gleam or glancein general, Ayrs. Hence, To cast the glaik* on one ; to make the reflection fall 1 on one, S. 8. A prism, or anything that produces reflection. Adamton. 4.
John Jamieson, 1867
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Scottish Dictionary and Supplement: In Four Volumes. A-Kut
S. GLAIK, Glaike, more commonly pi. Glaiks, *. 1. A glance of the eye. 2. A reflected gleam or glance in general. The reflection of the rays of light, on the roof or wall of a house, or on any other object, from a lucid body in motion. Hence, to cast ...
John Jamieson, 1841
3
Dictionary of Wa (2 vols): With Translations into English, ...
ငမအ -静悄悄,悄然无声,合眼 jìngqiāoqiāo, qiǎorán wúshēng, héyǎn tranquil, quiet, dozing | hoik glaik it ငမအစအပပတယ။静悄悄地睡了 fell asleep silently 2 vt. ခသပ- 哄,催(催眠)hǒng, cuī(cuī mián) coax, lull (to sleep) |glaik kawn: nyawm it ...
Justin Watkins, 2013
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An etmological dictionary of the scottish language
Teut. bladder-en, to bedaub. Dunbar. GLAIK,;>/. Glaiks, s. 1. The reflection of the rays of light, from a lucid body in motion. Kennedy. To cast the glaiks on one, to make the reflection fall on one, S. 2. Any thing that produces reflection. Adamson.
John Jamieson, 1818
5
The Chambers Dictionary
[Old Slav glagolu a word] glaik glak, n (obs Scot; usu in pi) a flash; dazzling; mocking deception; a trick; a puzzle-game. — adj (Sent) glaik it or sometimes glaik et giddy; foolish; stupid, daft. — n (Scot) glaik itness levity, giddiness; stupidity, ...
Allied Chambers, 1998
6
The English dialect dictionary, being the complete ...
Beta. Yet routh 0' honour he has got. Ev'n tho“ he gets the glaik, FORBES Ajax ( 1742) 3. Edb. She gets the glaiks Frae bairns, LEARMONT Porms (1791) 214. (4 Se. And she gave me the glaiks when a' was done. HERD Coll. Sngs. - 1776) II.
Joseph Wright
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A Revised Correlation of Ordovician Rocks in the British Isles
To the west, between the Glaik and Carcow Faults (Column 65). the Kirkcolm Formation largely comprises quartzose sandstone and siltstone turbidites within which the Galdenoch Formation, rich in basic igneous debris, and the rudites and  ...
R. A. Fortey, D. A. T. Harper, J. Keith Ingham, 2000
8
An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language
GLAIK.;>/. Glaiks, s- 1. Hie reflection of the rays of light, from a lucid body in motion. Kennedy. To cast the glaiks on one, to make the reflection fall on one, S. 2. Any thing that produces reflection. Adamson. 3. A deception ; what suddenly eludes ...
John Jamieson, 1818
9
Early Modern Northern English Lexis: A Literary Corpus-based ...
Phrases: t(3) to gie (someone, something) the (a) glaik(s), to cheat, deceive, jilt, betray, bamboozle. SDD 1. A trick; 2. A deception. OED 1. pi. Mocking deception; chiefly in the phrases to give (fplay) one the glaiks, to cheat, swindle one; to get ...
Javier Ruano-García, 2010
10
Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ...
Sackuif i GLEEK, v.\ Skinner says, either from the Ger. Gleek, n. fgluck, fortune, or the A. S. ge-Se ; Ger. gleiek, similu ; — he only speaks of the word as applied to a game of cards. Dr. Jamieson says, that tile Scotch glaik is a deception, a trick.
Encyclopaedia, Edward Smedley, 1845

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GLAIK»

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Day, White voted onto Argyle board
Sonya K. Glaik, who challenged the two incumbents for one of two vacant three-year at-large seats, finished with 14.9 percent. Incumbent Phil ... «Denton Record Chronicle, May 15»
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There were gleeks before Glee
Another theory is that it's connected to glaik, which in the early 1500s meant a dirty trick. To give a person the glaiks was to swindle him. «Globe and Mail, Jun 12»

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