tolk

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tulkr, from Middle Low German tolk.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɔlk/, [tˢʌlˀɡ̊]

Noun[edit]

tolk c (singular definite tolken, plural indefinite tolke)

  1. interpreter

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Verb[edit]

tolk

  1. Imperative of tolke.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch tolic, from Old East Slavic тълкъ (tŭlkŭ), толкъ (tolkŭ).

Noun[edit]

tolk m (plural tolken, diminutive tolkje n)

  1. An interpreter, one who translates/interprets speech in another language and vice versa
  2. Any content interpreter, who explains
  3. (figuratively) A spokesman
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Etymology 2[edit]

From tol (spinning top).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

tolk m (plural tolken, diminutive tolkje n)

  1. (obsolete) A sailors' term for a (folding) rule to measure bolt holes

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tolk c

  1. An interpreter, person who translates between two languages back and forth

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