folc

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fulgur.

Noun[edit]

folc m

  1. thunderbolt

Synonyms[edit]


Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish folc (heavy rain, wet weather).

Noun[edit]

folc f (genitive singular foilce, nominative plural folca)

  1. downpour, flood
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
  • folcmhar (pouring, torrential, adjective)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish folcaid (washes). Cognate with Welsh golchi, Cornish golhi, Breton gwalc'hiñ.

Verb[edit]

folc (present analytic folcann, future analytic folcfaidh, verbal noun folcadh, past participle folctha)

  1. to bathe
  2. to wash
  3. to immerse, submerge, drench
Conjugation[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
folc fholc bhfolc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

folc

  1. (chiefly Early Middle English) Alternative form of folk

Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *folk, from Proto-Germanic *fulką.

Noun[edit]

folc n

  1. people, folk

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Dutch: volc
    • Dutch: volk
      • Afrikaans: volk
      • Negerhollands: volk, folok, folk, fulok, fuluk, folluk
      • Sranan Tongo: folku
    • Limburgish: vouk

Further reading[edit]

  • folk”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fulką (people).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

folc n

  1. the people, especially the common people
  2. a people, nation, or tribe
  3. crowd
  4. (in the singular or plural) people (multiple individuals)
  5. military, army; troop
  6. (in compounds) popular
  7. (in compounds) public, common
  8. (in compounds) country, rural

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Descendants[edit]


Old Saxon[edit]

Noun[edit]

folc n

  1. Alternative spelling of folk