sark

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See also: Sark, särk, and şark

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English sark, serk, serke, from Old English serc, syrc m; and syrce, sirce, serce f ‎(sark, shirt, shift, smock, tunic, corselet, coat of mail), from Proto-Germanic *sarkiz ‎(shirt, armour, hauberk), from Proto-Indo-European *swerg-, *swerk- ‎(clothes worn outside), from Proto-Indo-European *ser- ‎(to arrange, tack, tie, unite). Cognate with Scots sark, serk ‎(shirt, shift), North Frisian serk ‎(shirt), Danish særk ‎(gown, shirt), Swedish särk ‎(shirt, chemise), Icelandic serkur ‎(nightshirt).

Noun[edit]

sark ‎(plural sarks)

  1. (Scotland and Northern England) A shirt.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

sark ‎(third-person singular simple present sarks, present participle sarking, simple past and past participle sarked)

  1. (transitive) To cover with sarking, or thin boards.

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃɒrk/
  • Hyphenation: sark

Noun[edit]

sark ‎(plural sarkok)

  1. pole (an extreme point of an axis, e.g. magnetically or geographically)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (plural in -ok, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative sark sarkok
accusative sarkot sarkokat
dative sarknak sarkoknak
instrumental sarkkal sarkokkal
causal-final sarkért sarkokért
translative sarkká sarkokká
terminative sarkig sarkokig
essive-formal sarkként sarkokként
essive-modal
inessive sarkban sarkokban
superessive sarkon sarkokon
adessive sarknál sarkoknál
illative sarkba sarkokba
sublative sarkra sarkokra
allative sarkhoz sarkokhoz
elative sarkból sarkokból
delative sarkról sarkokról
ablative sarktól sarkoktól
Possessive forms of sark
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. sarkom sarkaim
2nd person sing. sarkod sarkaid
3rd person sing. sarka sarkai
1st person plural sarkunk sarkaink
2nd person plural sarkotok sarkaitok
3rd person plural sarkuk sarkaik

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North Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian zerke. Cognates include Mooring North Frisian schörk and West Frisian tsjerke.

Noun[edit]

sark f ‎(plural sarken)

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) church
    At St. Clemens sark as en sark uun Neebel üüb Oomram.
    Saint Clement's Church is a church in Nebel on Amrum.

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English serc, syrc, from Germanic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sark (plural sarks)

  1. a man's shirt
  2. a woman's shift or chemise

Derived terms[edit]

  • cutty sark ‎(short chemise or undergarment)
  • sarkfu ‎(shirtful)
  • sarkin ‎(coarse linen for shirts; roof boarding)

Verb[edit]

sark ‎(third-person singular present sarks, present participle sarkin, past sarkit, past participle sarkit)

  1. to clothe in or provide with a shirt
  2. to cover the rafters of a roof with wooden boards, line a roof with wood for the slates to be nailed on

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

sark ‎(plural sarks)

  1. coffin

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