auk

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From Icelandic álka, from Old Norse alka ‎(auk), from Proto-Germanic *allakǭ, *allǭ ‎(sea-bird), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁el- ‎(a kind of bird). Cognate with Swedish alka ‎(auk), Danish alke ‎(auk), Swedish dialectal alla ‎(long-tailed duck) (Clangula hyemalis, syn. Fuligula glacialis), Latin olor ‎(swan), Ancient Greek ἐλέα ‎(eléa, marsh-bird), Welsh alarch ‎(swan).

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auk ‎(plural auks)

  1. Any of several species of Arctic sea birds of the family Alcidae.

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Related to avama.

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auk ‎(genitive augu, partitive auku)

  1. hole, cavity
  2. pit
  3. gap, opening

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Gothic[edit]

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auk

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐌿𐌺

Icelandic[edit]

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Preposition[edit]

auk

  1. (governs the genitive) in addition to

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Inuktitut[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Inuit *a(r)uɣ, from Proto-Eskimo *aruɣ. Cognate with Inupiat auk and Greenlandic aak.

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auk (syllabics ᐊᐅᒃ)

  1. blood

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

auk

  1. imperative of auka and auke

Tocharian B[edit]

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auk

  1. snake

Yup'ik[edit]

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auk

  1. blood