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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English bolken, balken (to vomit, overflow), from Old English bealcan (to belch, utter, bring up, sputter out, pour out, give forth, emit, come forth), from Proto-Germanic *belkaną (to belch). Cognate with Dutch balken & bulken (to bellow), German bölken (to roar). See also belch.

VerbEdit

bolk (third-person singular simple present bolks, present participle bolking, simple past and past participle bolked)

  1. (intransitive) To belch.
  2. (intransitive) To vomit; retch.
  3. (intransitive) To heave.
  4. (intransitive) To gush out.
  5. (transitive) To belch out; give vent to; ejaculate.

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bǫlkr, balkr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bolk m (definite singular bolken, indefinite plural bolkar, definite plural bolkane)

  1. a part

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