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English

Etymology

From Middle English talken, possibly from tale. Cognates include Swedish tolka, Danish tolke, Icelandic túlka (interpret, explain), which are derivatives of Swedish and Danish tolk, Icelandic túlkr, respectively; Lithuanian tulkas (an interpreter).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
talk

Plural
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talk ({{{1}}})
  1. A conversation.
  2. What is being said about a subject of interest.
    She is the talk of the day.
  3. A lecture.

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Verb

Infinitive
to talk

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to talk (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To communicate to someone else by means of speech.
  2. To communicate ideas to someone else by means other than speech.
    Although I don't speak Chinese I managed to talk with the villagers using signs and gestures.

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Danish

Noun

talk c.

  1. talc (a soft, fine-grained mineral used in talcum powder)

Dutch

Noun

talk

  1. talc (a soft, fine-grained mineral used in talcum powder)

Swedish

Noun

Declination for talk Singular Uncountable
Common Indefinite Definite
Nominative talk talken
Genitive talks talkens

talk c.

  1. talc (a soft, fine-grained mineral used in talcum powder)

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