wolk

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch wolk.

Noun[edit]

wolk (plural wolke)

  1. cloud

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch wolke, from Old Dutch wulca, from Proto-Germanic *wulkō, akin to German Wolke, Old English wolcen (English welkin), Proto-Slavic *volga (compare Russian вла́га (vlága)), Albanian ul (to wet, dampen). From Proto-Indo-European *welg-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wolk f (plural wolken, diminutive wolkje n)

  1. cloud

Derived terms[edit]


North Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian wolken. Cognates include West Frisian wolk.

Noun[edit]

wolk n (plural wolken)

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) cloud

See also[edit]