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sank

  1. simple past tense of sink

GermanEdit

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sank

  1. First-person singular preterite of sinken.
  2. Third-person singular preterite of sinken.

Middle Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon sang, from Proto-Germanic *sangwaz. Cognate with Old High German sanc (German Gesang (singing)), Old Norse sǫngr. Modern cognates include English song and Swedish sång. Related to singen (to sing).

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sank m (Genitive sanges)

  1. the act of singing
  2. a chant, a song
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