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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse korki from Old Irish corcur (cf. Irish corcra, Welsh porffor), from Latin purpura, from Ancient Greek πορφύρα (porphúra).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

korki m (genitive singular korka, uncountable)

  1. a sort of lichen (Ochrolechia tartarea), used to produce litmus. Traditionally in the Faroes to extract the purple colour.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of korki (singular only)
m1s singular
indefinite definite
nominative korki korkin
accusative korka korkan
dative korka korkanum
genitive korka korkans

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IcelandicEdit

IdoEdit

NounEdit

korki

  1. plural of korko

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔr.kʲi/
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NounEdit

korki

  1. nominative plural of korek
  2. accusative plural of korek
  3. vocative plural of korek