See also: Volk and vòlk

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Afrikaans volk. Doublet of folk.

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

From Middle English volk, southern form of folk; compare vixen.

NounEdit

volk pl (plural only)

  1. (now obsolete or dialectal) Alternative form of folk

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fɔlk/
  • (file)

NounEdit

volk (plural volke or volkere, diminutive volkie)

  1. people

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: volk

DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

volk

  1. (Southern, Kent) Alternative form of folk

SloveneEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *vьlkъ

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vȏłk 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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Further readingEdit

  • volk”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran