alk

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See also: Alk, älk, alk-, and ALK

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

alk (plural alks)

  1. Archaic spelling of auk.
    • 1866, The Archaeological Journal
      [] reindeer, wild boars, beavers, wood-grouse, and geir-birds (the great alk).

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

alk

  1. Abbreviation of alkali.
  2. Abbreviation of alkaline.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Swedish alka, another Scandinavian language or Translingual Alca.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑlk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: alk
  • Rhymes: -ɑlk

Noun[edit]

alk f (plural alken, diminutive alkje n)

  1. An auk in general'; a member of the Alcidae.
  2. The razorbill, Alca torda, in particular.

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