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fork
British English: /fɔːk/
American English: /fɔrk/

Translation of fork in German:

noun

  • 1 (for eating with)
    Gabel Fem.
    knife and fork
    Messer und Gabel
    Besteck Neutr.
    the knives and forks
    das Besteck
    fork lunch
    Gabelfrühstück Neutr. [archaic]
  • 2 (Agriculture)
    Gabel Fem.
    Forke Fem. (esp (North German) )
  • 3in sing. or pl. (on bicycle)
    Gabel Fem.

intransitive verb

  • 1 (divide)
    sich gabeln
  • 2 (turn) fork [to the] left [for]
    [nach] links abbiegen [nach]

transitive verb

  • fork in manure
    Mist [mit einer Gabel] untergraben

Phrasal verbs

fork out

[informal]
transitive verb
lockermachen [informal]
fork out money
blechen [informal]
intransitive verb fork out [for something]

fork over

transitive verb
lockern (Boden)

fork up

fork out

Definition of fork in:

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