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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Afrikaans volk.

NounEdit

volk pl (plural only)

  1. (South Africa) The Afrikaner people.
    • 2012, Nadine Gordimer, No Time Like the Present, Bloomsbury 2013, p. 22:
      The lover, Tertius [] is a journalist regarded by many of his family as a traitor to the volk.

Etymology 2Edit

Variant form.

NounEdit

volk pl (plural only)

  1. (now obsolete or dialectal) Alternative form of folk
    • 1608, William Shakespeare, King Lear:
      Edg. Good gentleman, go your gait, and let poor volk pass.
    • 1891, Thomas Hardy, Tess of the d'Urbervilles:
      No doubt a mampus of volk of our own rank will be down here in their carriages as soon as 'tis known.

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch volk, from Middle Dutch volc, from Old Dutch folc, from Proto-Germanic *fulką.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

volk (plural volke, diminutive volkie)

  1. people

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DescendantsEdit


DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch volc, from Old Dutch folc, from Proto-Germanic *fulką.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vɔlk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: volk
  • Rhymes: -ɔlk

NounEdit

volk n (plural volken or volkeren, diminutive volkje n)

  1. people, nation
    Synonym: natie
  2. tribe
    Synonym: stam
  3. folk, the common people, the lower classes, the working classes
    André Hazes was een volkszanger.
    André Hazes was a working-class singer.
  4. (informal, uncountable) people (many individuals)
    Was er veel volk bij de bijeenkomst?
    Were there a lot of people at the meeting?
    Synonyms: mensen, lieden, lui

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SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *vьlkъ, from Proto-Indo-European *wĺ̥kʷos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vȏlk m anim

  1. wolf

InflectionEdit

Masculine anim., hard o-stem, plural in -ôv-
nom. sing. vôlk
gen. sing. vôlka
singular dual plural
nominative vôlk volkôva volkôvi
accusative vôlka volkôva volkôve
genitive vôlka volkôv volkôv
dative vôlku volkôvoma volkôvom
locative vôlku volkôvih volkôvih
instrumental vôlkom volkôvoma volkôvi

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