bauk

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from bauka (to potter about, to busy oneself).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bauk n (genitive singular bauks, no plural)

  1. pottering about, tinkering, dawdling
    Synonyms: dund, dútl, föndur, stell

Declension[edit]


Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bauka.

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • IPA(key): /²ˈbɞɪ̯ːk/, /²ˈbɞu̯ːk/, /²ˈbɑu̯ːk/, /²ˈbæɵ̯ːk/

Verb[edit]

bauk (preterite baukä)

  1. make noise
  2. toil, work
  3. dig in the soil like swine

Pronunciation 2[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɞɪ̯ːk/, /ˈbɞu̯ːk/, /ˈbɑu̯ːk/, /ˈbæɵ̯ːk/

Noun[edit]

bauk n

  1. trouble, noise