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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

alk (plural alks)

  1. Archaic spelling of auk.
    • 1866, The Archaeological Journal
      [] reindeer, wild boars, beavers, wood-grouse, and geir-birds (the great alk).

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

alk

  1. Abbreviation of alkali.
  2. Abbreviation of alkaline.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Swedish alka, another Scandinavian language or Translingual Alca.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑlk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: alk
  • Rhymes: -ɑlk

NounEdit

alk f (plural alken, diminutive alkje n)

  1. An auk in general'; a member of the Alcidae.
  2. The razorbill, Alca torda, in particular.

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EstonianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

alk (genitive algi, partitive alki)

  1. the razorbill; a lesser auk

DeclensionEdit