Trunk

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Trunk, also a Jewish Ashkenazi surname.

Proper noun[edit]

Trunk (plural Trunks)

  1. A surname from German.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Trunk is the 29366th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 805 individuals. Trunk is most common among White (93.66%) individuals.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German trunc, from Old High German trunk, from the root of trinken (to drink). Doublet of Drink.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tʁʊŋk/
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Noun[edit]

Trunk m (strong, genitive Trunkes or Trunks, plural Trünke)

  1. a drink, generally mixed of several ingredients, and often for medical or magical effect; a potion
  2. (higher register, archaic) any drink
  3. (archaic, except in compounds) the act of drinking

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Descendants[edit]

  • Polish: trunek

Further reading[edit]

  • Trunk” in Duden online
  • Trunk” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache