The word trek has entered the English language as one of few words derived from Afrikaans. It means a long, hard journey, and is derived from the Middle Dutch "trecken" (meaning to pull or haul).

Trek may also refer to:

* The Great Trek, a migration of South Africa's Boers
* Star Trek, a popular science fiction franchise
* Trekking, a form of hiking, a multi-day, often arduous hike especially in mountainous regions
* Trek Bicycle Corporation, an American bicycle manufacturer
* The movement to the Salt Lake Valley by Mormon Pioneers

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  • Trek — kann folgende Bedeutungen haben: Treck (niederländisch/afrikaans/englisch trek): ein gemeinsamer Zug vieler Siedler bzw. Flüchtlinge über eine längere Entfernung davon abgeleitet die Kurzform des Namens der Fernsehserie Star Trek Trek Bicycle… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Trek — Trek, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trekked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trekking}.] [Written also {treck}.] [D. trekken. See {Track}, n.] [South Africa] 1. To draw or haul a load, as oxen. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. To travel, esp. by ox wagon; to go from place to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trek — 1849 (n.); 1850 (v.), to travel or migrate by ox wagon, from Afrikaans trek, from Du. trekken to march, journey, originally to draw, pull, from M.Du. trecken (Cf. M.L.G. trecken, O.H.G. trechan to draw ). Especially in reference to the Groot Trek …   Etymology dictionary

  • trek — trek·ker; trek; voor·trek·ker; …   English syllables

  • trek — /trek/, v., trekked, trekking, n. v.i. 1. to travel or migrate, esp. slowly or with difficulty. 2. South Africa. to travel by ox wagon. v.t. 3. South Africa. (of a draft animal) to draw (a vehicle or load). n. 4. a journey or trip, esp. one… …   Universalium

  • trek — [trek] noun [C] a long tiring walk trek verb [I] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • trek — [n] long journey expedition, footslog, hegira, hike, long haul, march, odyssey, peregrination, slog, tramp, travel, trip; concept 224 trek [v] journey be on the move*, be on the trail*, foot, hike, hit the road*, march, migrate, plod, range, roam …   New thesaurus

  • trek — sb., ket, trek, kene (vandring) …   Dansk ordbog

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