Fink

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɪŋk/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Fink m (genitive Finken or Finks, plural Finken)

  1. finch

Usage notes[edit]

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

Declension[edit]

Weak declension:

Strong declension:

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]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian *fink, from Proto-Germanic *finkiz. More at finch.

Noun[edit]

Fink m

  1. (zoology) finch

Derived terms[edit]