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English

Alternative spellings

Etymology

From Old English folc.

Pronunciation

Adjective

folk (not comparable)

Positive
folk

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Of or pertaining to the folk of a land, their culture, tradition or history.

Noun

Singular
folk

Plural
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folk ({{{1}}})
  1. (archaic) A grouping of smaller peoples or tribes as a nation.
  2. The inhabitants of a region especially the native inhabitants.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) One’s relatives especially one’s parents.
  4. (music) folk music
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) People in general.
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A particular group of people.

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Danish

Noun

folk (singular indefinite et folk, singular definite folket, plural indefinite folk, plural definite folkene)

  1. a people
  2. people in general

Norwegian

Noun

folk n. (definite singular folket; indefinite plural folk; definite plural folka/folkene)

  1. a people
  2. people in general

Old Frisian

Noun

folk

  1. people, folk

Scots

Alternative spellings

Noun

folk ({{{1}}})

Singular
folk

Plural
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  1. people, folk

Swedish

Inflection for folk Singular Plural
Neuter Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative folk folket folk folken
Genitive folks folkets folks folkens

Pronunciation

Noun

folk n.

  1. a people
  2. people in general

West Frisian

Noun

folk (plural folken)

  1. people, folk

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