Volk

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German[edit]

the inscription "dem deutschen Volke" on the Reichstag

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German folc, from Proto-Germanic *fulką. Compare Dutch volk, English and Danish folk.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Volk n ‎(genitive Volkes or Volks, plural Völker, diminutive Völkchen n or Völklein n)

  1. people, nation, tribe, race
  2. troops, crew, men
  3. herd, flock, covey, swarm
  4. folk, the common people, the lower classes, the working classes

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External links[edit]

  • Volk in Duden online