wok

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Cantonese (wok6).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wok (plural woks)

  1. A large, oriental, round-bottomed cooking pan.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

wok (third-person singular simple present woks, present participle wokking or woking, simple past and past participle wokked or woked)

  1. To prepare oriental cuisine using a wok.

Translations[edit]

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Middle English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

wok

  1. Alternative form of woke

Nigerian Pidgin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English work.

Verb[edit]

wok

  1. work

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wok m inan

  1. wok (A large, oriental, cooking pan)

Declension[edit]

  • Genitive singular woku is sometimes proscribed.

Further reading[edit]

  • wok in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

wok f or m (less common) (plural woks)

  1. wok (large round pan used in Oriental cuisine)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

wok m (plural woks)

  1. wok

Tarao[edit]

Noun[edit]

wok

  1. pig (animal)

References[edit]

  • 1998, People of India: Manipur (results of the Anthropological Survey of India), page 272
  • 2001, Encyclopaedia of northeast India, volume 3 →ISBN, page 230
  • 2002, Chungkham Yashwanta Singh, Tarao Grammar, page 117

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English work.

Verb[edit]

wok intrans., transitive wokim

  1. to work, to labor
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 3:19:
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

wok

  1. work, job, employment
  2. obligation, duty
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West Flemish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ôoc, from Old Dutch ōk, ouk, from Proto-Germanic *auk.

Adverb[edit]

wok

  1. also, too