volk

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volk (plural volks)

  1. (UK, dialectal) Folk.

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From Dutch volk.

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volk (plural volke)

  1. people

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch volc, from Old Dutch folk, from Proto-Germanic *fulką. Compare German Volk, West Frisian folk, English folk, Danish folk.

Noun[edit]

volk n (plural volken or volkeren, diminutive volkje n)

  1. people, nation, tribe
  2. folk, the common people, the lower classes, the working classes
    André Hazes was een volkszanger.
  3. (informal, uncountable) people (many individuals)
    Was er veel volk bij de bijeenkomst?
    Were there a lot of people at the meeting?


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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vьlkъ, from Proto-Indo-European *wĺ̥kʷos.

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vôlk m anim (genitive vôlka, nominative plural volkôvi)

  1. wolf

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