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JapaneseEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
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Borrowing from English fork.[1][3][2][4][5]

Also sometimes encountered as ホーク(hōku).[1][3][4][5]

NounEdit

フォーク ‎(romaji fōku)

  1. a fork
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowing from English folk.[1][2][4][5]

NounEdit

フォーク ‎(romaji fōku)

  1. folk
Usage notesEdit

Generally only found in compounds.

See alsoEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowing from English Faulk or Falk.

Proper nounEdit

フォーク ‎(romaji Fōku)

  1. Faulk, a surname or place name
  2. Falk, a surname or place name

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0