wilk

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wilk (plural wilks)

  1. (zoology) Obsolete form of whelk.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for wilk in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vьlkъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *wilkás, from Proto-Indo-European *wĺ̥kʷos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wilk m anim (diminutive wilczek, augmentative wilczysko, feminine wilczyca)

  1. wolf
  2. (colloquial) male wolf, he-wolf
    Synonym: basior
  3. (colloquial) German Shepherd
    Synonyms: owczarek niemiecki, wilczur
  4. (colloquial) wolfskin
    Synonym: wilczura

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Noun[edit]

wilk m inan

  1. meatgrinder
  2. (medicine, colloquial) lupus
    Synonym: toczeń
  3. (botany) water sprout, water shoot

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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