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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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)


Kashubian[edit]

Wilk.

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Polish wilk.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvilk/
  • Hyphenation: wilk

Noun[edit]

wilk m anim

  1. wolf (Canis lupus)

References[edit]

  • Eùgeniusz Gòłąbk (2011), “wilk”, in Słownik Polsko-Kaszubski / Słowôrz Pòlskò-Kaszëbsczi

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *vьlkъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *wilkás, from Proto-Indo-European *wĺ̥kʷos. The medical sense after Latin lupus. For the sense “meatgrinder” compare German Fleischwolf.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vilk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ilk
  • Syllabification: wilk
  • Homophone: wilg

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

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

verb
noun
adjective

Noun[edit]

wilk m inan

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

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

noun

Further reading[edit]

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