Quark

See also: quark

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kvaʁk/, [kʋaʁk] (standard)
  • IPA(key): /kvaːk/ (widespread, especially northern and central Germany)
  • (file)
  • Homophone: quak (not according to standard pronunciation)

Etymology 1Edit

From late Middle High German twarc, from a West Slavic language, compare Polish twaróg.

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NounEdit

Quark m (genitive Quarks or Quarkes, no plural)

  1. quark (cheese)
  2. (informal) rubbish, nonsense, baloney

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

Quark n (genitive Quarks, plural Quarks)

  1. a quark (particle)
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
  • Bottom-Quark (Beauty-Quark)
  • Charm-Quark
  • Down-Quark
  • Strange-Quark
  • Top-Quark (Truth-Quark)
  • Up-Quark
Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 20:52