See also: Orkan, orkán, and ork'an

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From either German Orkan or Dutch orkaan, both from Spanish huracán (hurricane).

NounEdit

orkan c (singular definite orkanen, plural indefinite orkaner)

  1. hurricane

InflectionEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish huracán, via Dutch orkaan

NounEdit

orkan m (definite singular orkanen, indefinite plural orkaner, definite plural orkanene)

  1. a hurricane

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish huracán, via Dutch orkaan

NounEdit

orkan m (definite singular orkanen, indefinite plural orkanar, definite plural orkanane)

  1. a hurricane

ReferencesEdit


PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch orkaan.

The Dutch word comes from Spanish huracán.

The Spanish word comes from Taíno juracán.

NounEdit

orkan

  1. hurricane

PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From German Orkan, from Dutch orkaan, from Spanish huracán, from Taíno *hurakā.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɔr.kan/
  • (file)

NounEdit

orkan m inan

  1. (meteorology) strong wind with a thunderstorm
  2. (meteorology) European windstorm

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • orkan in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • orkan in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Orkan.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ǒrkaːn/
  • Hyphenation: or‧kan

NounEdit

òrkān m (Cyrillic spelling о̀рка̄н)

  1. strong wind
  2. (obsolete) hurricane

DeclensionEdit


SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

orkan c

  1. a hurricane

DeclensionEdit

Declension of orkan 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative orkan orkanen orkaner orkanerna
Genitive orkans orkanens orkaners orkanernas

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