Quark

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kvaʁk/, [kʋaʁk] (standard)
  • IPA(key): /kvaːk/ (common, especially northern and central Germany)
  • (file)
  • Homophone: quak (nonstandard)

Etymology 1[edit]

From late Middle High German twarc, from a West Slavic language, compare Polish twaróg.

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Noun[edit]

Quark m (genitive Quarks or Quarkes, no plural)

  1. quark (cheese)
  2. (informal) rubbish, nonsense, baloney
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Etymology 2[edit]

From English quark.

Noun[edit]

Quark n (genitive Quarks, plural Quarks)

  1. a quark (particle)
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