auk

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English[edit]

Auks, Aethia psittacula

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Etymology[edit]

From Icelandic álka, from Old Norse álka (auk), from Proto-Germanic *allakǭ, *allǭ (sea-bird), from Proto-Indo-European *el- (a kind of bird). Cognate with Swedish alka (auk), Danish alke (auk), Swedish dialectal alla (fuligula glacialis, long-tailed duck), Latin olor (swan), Ancient Greek ελέα (eléa, marsh-bird), Welsh alarch (swan).

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auk (plural auks)

  1. Any of several species of Arctic sea birds of the family Alcidae.

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Related to avama.

Noun[edit]

auk (genitive augu, partitive auku)

  1. hole, cavity
  2. pit
  3. gap, opening

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Gothic[edit]

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auk

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐌿𐌺

Icelandic[edit]

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Preposition[edit]

auk

  1. (governs the genitive) in addition to

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Inuktitut[edit]

Noun[edit]

auk (syllabics ᐊᐅᒃ)

  1. blood

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

auk

  1. imperative of auka and auke

Tocharian B[edit]

Noun[edit]

auk

  1. snake

Yup'ik[edit]

Noun[edit]

auk

  1. blood