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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch wolk, from Middle Dutch wolke, from Old Dutch wulko, from Proto-Germanic *wulkô.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wolk (plural wolke)

  1. cloud

DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch wolke, from Old Dutch wulko, from Proto-Germanic *wulkô.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʋɔlk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wolk
  • Rhymes: -ɔlk

NounEdit

wolk f (plural wolken, diminutive wolkje n)

  1. cloud
    1. visible mass of atmospheric water
      De zon verdween achter de wolken.
      The Sun disappeared after the clouds.
    2. visible mass of matter, in the medium air, resembling an atmospheric cloud
    3. visible mass of matter in any medium, resembling an atmospheric cloud
      Door het gespartel van de kinderen vertroebelde het water van wolken en we konden geen vissen meer zien.
      Because of the children's splashing the water got muddied with clouds and we couldn't see any fish anymore.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: wolk
  • Sranan Tongo: wolku

North FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian wolken. Cognates include West Frisian wolk.

NounEdit

wolk n (plural wolken)

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) cloud

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