kork

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Danish

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Etymology

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From Spanish corcho, from Latin cortex (bark, cork).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /kɔrk/, [kʰɒːɡ̊]

Noun

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kork c (singular definite korken, not used in plural form)

  1. cork (material derived from the bark of the cork oak)

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Icelandic

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Noun

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kork

  1. indefinite accusative singular of korkur

Norwegian Bokmål

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Noun

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kork m (definite singular korken, indefinite plural korker, definite plural korkene)

  1. (uncountable?) cork (material derived from the bark of the cork oak)
  2. a cork (bottle stopper traditionally made of cork)

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Noun

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kork m (definite singular korken, indefinite plural korkar, definite plural korkane)

  1. (uncountable) cork (material derived from the bark of the cork oak)
  2. (countable) a cork (bottle stopper, as above)
  3. (countable) blockage, congestion, jam

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Swedish

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en kork (sense 2)
en kork (sense 3)
en kork (sense 3)
mjölkkartong med kork (sense 3)

Etymology

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From German Kork

Noun

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kork c

  1. (uncountable) cork (bark from the cork oak)
  2. a cork (bottle stopper)
    En korkskruv används för att öppna flaskor som förseglats med kork
    A corkscrew is used to open bottles that have been sealed with a cork
  3. a cap (to seal a container, usually threaded and made of plastic or metal, and not a bottle cap (kapsyl))
    Jag skruvade av korken på pet-flaskan
    I unscrewed the cap of the PET bottle

Usage notes

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Less commonly called a (skruv)kapsyl in (sense 3) – often in more technical language and/or when on a wine or beer bottle or the like.

Declension

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Declension of kork 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kork korken korkar korkarna
Genitive korks korkens korkars korkarnas

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Descendants

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  • Finnish: korkki

See also

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  • kapsyl (bottle cap)
  • korkek (cork oak)
  • lock (lid, some other caps)

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