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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Cantonese (wok6).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /wɒk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɒk
  • Homophone: walk (in some US dialects)

NounEdit

wok (plural woks)

  1. A large, oriental, round-bottomed cooking pan.

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

wok (third-person singular simple present woks, present participle woking or wokking, simple past and past participle woked or wokked)

  1. To prepare oriental cuisine using a wok.

TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit


Nigerian PidginEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English work.

VerbEdit

wok

  1. work

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wok m inan

  1. wok (A large, oriental, cooking pan)

DeclensionEdit

  • Genitive singular woku is sometimes proscribed.

Further readingEdit

  • wok in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

wok f or m (less common) (plural woks)

  1. wok (large round pan used in Oriental cuisine)

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

wok m (plural woks)

  1. wok

TaraoEdit

NounEdit

wok

  1. pig (animal)

ReferencesEdit

  • 1998, People of India: Manipur (results of the Anthropological Survey of India), page 272
  • 2001, Encyclopaedia of northeast India, volume 3 →ISBN, page 230
  • 2002, Chungkham Yashwanta Singh, Tarao Grammar, page 117

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English work.

VerbEdit

wok intrans., transitive wokim

  1. to work, to labor
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 3:19:

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

wok

  1. work, job, employment
  2. obligation, duty
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West FlemishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch ôoc, from Old Dutch ōk, ouk, from Proto-Germanic *auk.

AdverbEdit

wok

  1. also, too