Forke

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German vorke, from Old Saxon furka, from Latin furca. The word did originally exist in High German (already Old High German furka), but the modern use is based on the Low German lineage and chiefly restricted to originally Low German areas. Compare Dutch vork, English fork.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔrkə/, [ˈfɔʁkə], [ˈfɔɐ̯kə], [ˈfɔːkə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Forke f (genitive Forke, plural Forken)

  1. (regional, Northern Germany) pitchfork
    Synonym: Mistgabel

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