Sank vs Sunk what difference

what is difference between Sank and Sunk

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sæŋk/
  • Rhymes: -æŋk

Verb

sank

  1. simple past tense of sink

See also

  • sank work

Anagrams

  • Kans., kans, naks

German

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -aŋk

Verb

sank

  1. first/third-person singular preterite of sinken

Middle Low German

Etymology

From Old Saxon sang, from Proto-Germanic *sangwaz. Related to singen (to sing).
Cognate with Old High German sanc (German Gesang (singing)), Old Norse sǫngr. Modern cognates include English song and Swedish sång.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /saŋk/

Noun

sank m (genitive sanges)

  1. the act of singing
  2. a chant
  3. a song, especially one sung during work
  4. the sound of a bell, bell ringing

Norwegian Bokmål

Verb

sank

  1. simple past of synke
  2. imperative of sanke

Swedish

Etymology

Old Swedish sank, related to sjunka (to sink, intransitive, to go down) and sänka (to sink, transitive, to make something go down).

Adjective

sank (comparative sankare, superlative sankast)

  1. marshy

Declension

Related terms

  • sankhet
  • sankmark
  • sankäng

References

  • sank in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)
  • sank in Svenska Akademiens ordbok (SAOB)


English

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /sʌŋk/
  • Rhymes: -ʌŋk

Verb

sunk

  1. past participle of sink
  2. (dialectal) past tense of sink
    • Jonathan Swift
      He sunk beneath the cumbrous weight.

See also

  • sank

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