Puck

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From puck (mischievous spirit), from Middle English puke, from Old English pūca (goblin, demon), from Proto-Germanic *pūkô (a goblin, spook), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)pāug(')- (brilliance, spectre). Cognate with Old Norse pūki (dialectal Swedish puke, devil), Middle Low German spōk, spūk (apparition, ghost), German Spuk (a haunting). More at spook.

Proper noun[edit]

Puck

  1. (mythology) a mischievous sprite in Celtic mythology and English folklore.
  2. (astronomy) One of the satellites of the planet Uranus

Translations[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Puck m (genitive Pucks, plural Pucks)

  1. (ice hockey) puck

External links[edit]

  • Puck in Duden online