EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See Puck

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

pawk (plural pawks)

  1. (Scotland) A wile
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Unknown

NounEdit

pawk (plural pawks)

  1. A small lobster.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Travis to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for pawk in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Lower SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *paǫkъ, from *pa- + *ǫkъ, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂enkos (hook).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pawk m

  1. spider

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • pawk in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • pawk in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Upper SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *paǫkъ, from *pa- + *ǫkъ, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂enkos (hook).

NounEdit

pawk m

  1. spider