bolværk

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German bolwerk, from bole (plank) and werk (work, works). Compare Dutch bolwerk, German Bollwerk, Norwegian bolverk, Old Norse bolvirki and Swedish bålverk.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɔlvɛrk/, [ˈb̥ʌlˌvæɐ̯ɡ̊]

Noun[edit]

bolværk n (singular definite bolværket, plural indefinite bolværker)

  1. wharf
  2. bulwark, safeguard

Inflection[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (bulwark, safeguard): værn

See also[edit]