plankton

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Plankton, coined by Viktor Hensen and derived from Ancient Greek πλαγκτός (planktós, drifter), from πλάζω (plázō, I turn aside, wander).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈplæŋk.tən/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

plankton (usually uncountable, plural planktons or plankton)

  1. (uncountable) Organisms, especially small and microscopic ones, that drift in water.
  2. (uncountable) A plankter, any single organism that drifts in water.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: planctón
  • Thai: แพลงก์ตอน (plɛng-dtɔn)

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Plankton.

Noun[edit]

plankton (genitive planktoni, partitive planktonit)

  1. plankton

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Internationalism (see German Plankton), ultimately from Ancient Greek πλαγκτός (planktós).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈplɑŋkton/, [ˈplɑŋkt̪o̞n]
  • Rhymes: -ɑŋkton
  • Syllabification: plank‧ton

Noun[edit]

plankton

  1. plankton

Declension[edit]

Inflection of plankton (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative plankton planktonit
genitive planktonin planktonien
planktoneiden
planktoneitten
partitive planktonia planktoneita
planktoneja
illative planktoniin planktoneihin
singular plural
nominative plankton planktonit
accusative nom. plankton planktonit
gen. planktonin
genitive planktonin planktonien
planktoneiden
planktoneitten
partitive planktonia planktoneita
planktoneja
inessive planktonissa planktoneissa
elative planktonista planktoneista
illative planktoniin planktoneihin
adessive planktonilla planktoneilla
ablative planktonilta planktoneilta
allative planktonille planktoneille
essive planktonina planktoneina
translative planktoniksi planktoneiksi
instructive planktonein
abessive planktonitta planktoneitta
comitative planktoneineen
Possessive forms of plankton (type paperi)
possessor singular plural
1st person planktonini planktonimme
2nd person planktonisi planktoninne
3rd person planktoninsa

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πλαγκτός (planktós).

Noun[edit]

plankton n (definite singular planktonet, uncountable)

  1. plankton

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πλαγκτός (planktós).

Noun[edit]

plankton n (definite singular planktonet, uncountable)

  1. plankton

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek planktós.

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Noun[edit]

plankton m inan

  1. plankton

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Further reading[edit]

  • plankton in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • plankton in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /plǎnktoːn/
  • Hyphenation: plank‧ton

Noun[edit]

plànktōn m (Cyrillic spelling пла̀нкто̄н)

  1. plankton

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