links

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

See link.

Noun[edit]

links

  1. plural form of link

Verb[edit]

links

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of link

Etymology 2[edit]

From Scots link (sandy, rolling ground near seashore), from Old English hlinc (rising ground).

Noun[edit]

links (plural links)

  1. A golf course, especially one situated on dunes by the sea.
    • 1894, “The Golfer in Search of a Climate”, in Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, page 570
      but what worthy golf links is not intolerably hard of access?
    • 1919, Harold H. Hilton, “Golf Courses at Home and Abroad”, in The Windsor Magazine, no. 296, p. 173.
      The royal and ancient game of golf may now claim to be the universal game of the world, as in every part of the habitable globe links are to be found.
    • 1920, Walter Hines Page, The World’s Work, page 393
      All over the country, links are scattered — club links, public links, and private links — and every year the number grows.
    • 1967, Litellus Russell Muirhead, Scotland, page 278
      The links are the property of the town, the Courses being under the management of a joint committee representing the R. & A. Golf Club and the City.
    • 2002, Forrest L. Richardson, Routing the Golf Course: The Art & Science That Forms the Golf Journey, page 95
      A true links is built on linksland […]
    • 2003, Lorne Rubenstein, A Season in Dornoch: Golf and Life in the Scottish Highlands, page 168
      A links is best when it’s really firm and when the wind is really up.
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Noun[edit]

links n

  1. plural indefinite of link
  2. genitive singular indefinite of link
  3. genitive plural indefinite of link

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the adjective link 'left', from Middle Dutch linck (modern links)

Alternative forms[edit]

  • linksch (obsolete; adjective only, popular etymology by analogy)

Adverb[edit]

links

  1. on the left
    Zie je die auto links?
    Do you see the car on the left?
  2. to the left
    Bij het volgende verkeerslicht links afslaan.
    Turn left at the next traffic light.
    We gaan naar links.
    We’re going to the left.
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Adjective[edit]

links (comparative linkser, superlative meest links or linkst)

  1. (not comparable) left
    Er zit een vlek op je linkse schoen.
    There’s a spot on your left shoe.
  2. leftist, belonging to the ideological left
    Dat zijn linkse ideeën.
    Those are leftist ideas.
  3. (predicatively) left-handed
    Ik ben links, je kan niet met mijn pen schrijven.
    I’m left-handed, you cannot write with my pen.
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links n (uncountable)

  1. The left, the left side or tendency, especially in politics and any ideology.
    Dat is een opinie die je van links zou kunnen horen.
    That’s an opinion which could have come from the left.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From English link.

Noun[edit]

links

  1. Plural form of link

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Germanic, cognate with Dutch links.

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links

  1. on the left
    Siehst du das Auto links?
    Do you see the car on the left?
  2. to the left
    An der nächsten Ampel links abbiegen.
    Turn left at the next traffic light.
    Wir gehen nach links.
    We’re going to the left.

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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English hlinc (a ridge", "slope", "bank)

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Noun[edit]

links

  1. Dunes (especially sandy dunes)

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