Fink

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Fink (plural Finks)

  1. A surname.

See also[edit]


German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
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German Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vinke, from Old High German finco.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɪŋk/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Fink m (weak or mixed, genitive (standard) Finken or (colloquial) Finks, plural Finken)

  1. finch
  2. (student slang) student not belonging to a fraternity
    Antonyms: Fuchs, Fux, Bursch

Usage notes[edit]

The word may have weak or strong declension; colloquially it is almost exclusively strong.

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Estonian: vint

Proper noun[edit]

Fink m or f (proper noun, surname, masculine genitive Finks or (with an article) Fink, feminine genitive Fink, plural Finks)

  1. a surname

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Fink” in Duden online

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German finco. Compare German Fink, Dutch vink, English finch.

Noun[edit]

Fink m (plural Finke)

  1. finch

Saterland Frisian[edit]

n Fink.

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian *fink, from Proto-West Germanic [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *finkiz. Cognates include West Frisian fink and English finch.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Fink m (plural Finke)

  1. finch

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “Fink”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN