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English[]

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /liŋk/
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    (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋk

Etymology 1[]

From Old English linke probably from Old Norse *hlenkr, from Proto-Germanic. Used in English since the 14th century.

Noun[]

Singular
Link

Plural
{{{1}}}

Link ({{{1}}})

  1. A connection between places, persons, events, or things.
    The mayor’s assistant serves as the link to the media.
  2. One element of a chain.
    The third link of the silver chain needs to be resoldered.
    The weakest link.
  3. (computing) The connection between busses or systems.
    A by-N-link is composed of N lanes.
  4. (computing) Shortened form of hyperlink, especially one implemented in HTML.
    The link on the page points to the sports scores.
  5. (mathematics) A space comprising one or more disjoint knots.
  6. Template:Sussex a thin wild bank of land splitting two cultivated patches and often linking two hills.
    • 2008, Richard John King, A Handbook for Travellers in Kent and Sussex
      They used formerly to live in caves or huts dug into the side of a bank or "link," and lined with heath or straw.
Holonyms[]
  • chain
Derived terms[]
  • hyperlink
  • link-up
  • missing link
Translations[]
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Verb[]

Infinitive
to Link

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to Link (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (transitive) To connect two or more things.
  2. (intransitive, of a Web page) To contain a hyperlink to another page.
    My homepage links to my wife's.
Derived terms[]
  • link up
Translations[]

Etymology 2[]

Plausibly a modification of Medieval Latin linchinus (candle), an alteration of Latin lynchinus, itself from Ancient Greek λύχνος (lukhnos), lamp).

Noun[]

Singular
Link

Plural
{{{1}}}

Link ({{{1}}})

  1. (obsolete) A torch, used to light dark streets.
Derived terms[]
  • linkboy
  • linkman
Translations[]

Etymology 3[]

Origin unknown.

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Link

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to Link (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. Template:Scottish To skip or trip along smartly.

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Translations[]

References[]

  • Template:R:Websters

Anagrams[]

  • ikln,
  • kiln

Danish[]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia da

Etymology[]

From English link (since 1995).

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /lengk/, [leŋɡ̊]

Noun[]

Link n. (singular definite Linket, plural indefinite Link or links)

  1. link (hyperlink)

Synonyms[]

  • hyperlink

Inflection[]


Dutch[]

Etymology 1[]

Adjective[]

Template:Nl-adj

  1. (criminal slang) sly; cunning
  2. dangerous
  3. (Dutch boys’ slang) jolly, nice
Derived terms[]
  • linkerd

Etymology 2[]

From English link, only since late 20th century.

Noun[]

Link m. (plural s, diminutive je)

  1. Physical connection, as in a hardware cable.
  2. (metaphorically) Logical connection, as in reasoning about causality.
  3. A hyperlink.
Synonyms[]
  • (physical connection): verbinding
  • (logical connection): verband
  • (hyperlink): koppeling, verwijzing
Derived terms[]
  • linken

Verb[]

Link

  1. First-person singular present indicative of linken.
  2. Imperative of linken.

References[]

  • Template:R:Koenen

German[]

Pronunciation[]

Adjective[]

Link

  1. left
  2. sly; cunning.
  3. dangerous.

Hungarian[]

Etymology[]

From English link.

Noun[]

Link (plural Linkek)

  1. link, hyperlink

Italian[]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia it

Etymology[]

From English link.

Noun[]

Link m. inv.

  1. (computing) link (hyperlink)

Synonyms[]

  • collegamento

Derived terms[]

  • linkare

Lithuanian[]

Pronunciation[]

Preposition[]

lĩnk

  1. toward (used with genitive case)

Polish[]

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: [lʲĩŋk]

Noun[]

Link m.

  1. link, hyperlink

Declension[]

Synonyms[]

  • hiperłącze

br:link da:link de:link et:link fr:link io:link it:link kn:link kk:link ku:link lo:link li:link hu:link ml:link nl:link ja:link pl:link pt:link ru:link simple:link sk:link fi:link ta:link te:link tr:link vi:link zh:link

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