See also: puk and pu·k

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VolapükEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a reshaping (deformation) of English speak and/or (possibly) speech (the word speak, with Volapük pronunciation spelling > spik, letter "s" was deleted > pik, unrounded "i" changed to rounded "ü", and voilà > pük "language"). Also compare newer Volapük spikön "(to) speak" (< spik) to older Volapük pükön "(to) speak"; Newspeak, Oldspeak.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pyk/
  • Hyphenation: pük

NounEdit

pük ‎(plural püks)

  1. language

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