stork

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English[edit]

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White storks.

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English stork, from Old English storc, from Proto-Germanic *sturkaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sr̥ǵos(stork). Near cognates include Dutch stork, German Storch, Swedish stork, and Icelandic storkur.

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stork ‎(plural storks)

  1. A large wading bird with long legs and a long beak of the family Ciconiidae.
  2. (children's folklore) The mythical bringer of babies to families, or good news.

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish stork, from Old Norse storkr(stork).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /stɔːrk/, [sd̥ɒːɡ̊]

Noun[edit]

stork c (singular definite storken, plural indefinite storke)

  1. stork

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Dutch[edit]

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stork m ‎(plural storken, diminutive storkje n)

  1. (dialectal, uncommon) stork
    • 1864, J. A. Klokman, "Een Achterhoeksche boerenzoon, die Artis bezoekt", in Het leeskabinet. Mengelwerk tot gezellig onderhoud voor beschaafde kringen, volume 4, 18.
      En betjen vèrder, regs af daor, trof ik 'n heele boel van die lankbeenige veugele an; 'et wazzen allerlei vremde soorten van kranen, storken (ooijevaars) en zuk goed; van die storken hadden ze spierwitte en pikzwarte.

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

stork

  1. indefinite accusative singular of storkur

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse storkr

Noun[edit]

stork m ‎(definite singular storken, indefinite plural storker, definite plural storkene)

  1. stork

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse storkr

Noun[edit]

stork m ‎(definite singular storken, indefinite plural storkar, definite plural storkane)

  1. stork

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish storker, from Old Norse storkr.

Noun[edit]

stork c

  1. (zoology) stork

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Inflection of stork 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative stork storken storkar storkarna
Genitive storks storkens storkars storkarnas

Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English stork.

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Noun[edit]

stork ‎(plural storks)

  1. (male or female) stork

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