vark

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See also: värk

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Etymology[edit]

Backformation from Dutch varken (pig), either by reinterpreting the singular as a plural, or from the actual plural varkens by rebracketing it as vark + -ens. From Middle Dutch varken. Ultimately from an old diminutive derived from Proto-Germanic *farhaz.

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vark (plural varke, diminutive varkie)

  1. pig
    Synonym: ot

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