The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: volk

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volk pronunciation
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etymology From Middle Dutch volc, from odt folk, from Proto-Germanic *fulką. Compare German Volk, West Frisian folk, English folk, Danish folk.
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  1. people, nation, tribe
  2. folk, the common people, the lower classes, the working classes André Hazes was een volkszanger.
  3. (informal, uncountable) people many individuals Was er veel volk bij de bijeenkomst? Were there a lot of people at the meeting?
Synonyms: (nation) natie, (tribe) stam, (race) ras, geslacht, (many individuals) mensen, lieden, lui
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