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A stork.

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English stork, from Old English storc, from Proto-Germanic *sturkaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sr̥ǵos (stork). Near cognates include Dutch stork, German Storch, Swedish stork, and Icelandic storkur.

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NounEdit

stork (plural storks)

  1. A large wading bird with long legs and a long beak of the family Ciconiidae.
  2. (children's folklore) The mythical bringer of babies to families, or good news.
  3. (cartomancy) The seventeenth Lenormand card.

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DanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Danish stork, from Old Norse storkr (stork).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /stɔːrk/, [sd̥ɒːɡ̊]

NounEdit

stork c (singular definite storken, plural indefinite storke)

  1. stork

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch storke.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stork m (plural storken, diminutive storkje n)

  1. (dialectal, uncommon) stork
    • 1700, Mosaïze historie der Hebreeuwse kerke, part 2, publ. by Willem & David Goeree, page 461, quoting a saying.
      Het regtschaapen Haagze Waapen, is een Stork; / Dats een Mikker voor de Kikker en de Work.
    • 1864, J. A. Klokman, "Een Achterhoeksche boerenzoon, die Artis bezoekt", in Het leeskabinet. Mengelwerk tot gezellig onderhoud voor beschaafde kringen, volume 4, 18.
      En betjen vèrder, regs af daor, trof ik 'n heele boel van die lankbeenige veugele an; 'et wazzen allerlei vremde soorten van kranen, storken (ooijevaars) en zuk goed; van die storken hadden ze spierwitte en pikzwarte.

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IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

stork

  1. indefinite accusative singular of storkur

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse storkr

NounEdit

stork m (definite singular storken, indefinite plural storker, definite plural storkene)

  1. stork

Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse storkr

NounEdit

stork m (definite singular storken, indefinite plural storkar, definite plural storkane)

  1. stork

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish storker, from Old Norse storkr.

NounEdit

stork c

  1. (zoology) stork

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Declension of stork 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative stork storken storkar storkarna
Genitive storks storkens storkars storkarnas

VolapükEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English stork.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stork (plural storks)

  1. (male or female) stork

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