Common Lexeme


Keywords: literature, writing

Pronunciation (IPA): 're.dak 
Part of Speech: term noun verb 
Class: skurun 
Forms: retak 
Glosses: redact, edit, redaction, version, draft, document 


The term 'retak' was borrowed into Common by the AXZ in the early modern period as part of theiroverall effort to fortify the Common language with new technical vocabulary from the word 'redact'. It may have been used in a regional and inconsistent way prior to that. It gained general public acceptance and is the Common word for editing a document. As a verb it is a transitive skurun verb, and as a noun it means redaction in general, or a version or draft of a document.

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