djunke

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Djunke, kinesisk frimerke 1923 5c

Etymology[edit]

From English junk, from Portuguese junco, from Javanese djong and Old Javanese jong.

Noun[edit]

djunke m (definite singular djunken, indefinite plural djunker, definite plural djunkene)

  1. (nautical) a junk (Chinese sailing vessel)
    • 2014, "Dekken" by Ove Evald Kristiansen, Kolofon Forlag →ISBN [1]
      Problemet er når de der jævla djunkene dukker opp og seiler på tvers i farvannet og tenner parafinlykta si i siste liten.
      The problem is there when the damned junks emerge and sail across the fairway, lighting their paraffin lantern at the last moment.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Ein kinesisk djunke

Etymology[edit]

From English junk, from Portuguese junco, from Javanese djong and Old Javanese jong.

Noun[edit]

djunke m (definite singular djunken, indefinite plural djunkar, definite plural djunkane)

  1. (nautical) a junk (Chinese sailing vessel)

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