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Declension and Plural of Skunk

The declension of the noun Skunk is in singular genitive Skunks and in the plural nominative Skunks/Skunke. The noun Skunk is declined with the declension endings s/s/e. The voice of Skunk is maskuline and the article “der”. Here you can not only inflect Skunk but also all German nouns. The noun is part of the thesaurus of Zertifikat Deutsch respectivly Level C2.

Skunks · Skunks/ Skunke

Endings s/s/e · Dative plural without additional ‘n’ · Shortening of the genitive ending to ‘s’

Bezeichnung eines Tieres aus der Gruppe der Stinktiere, Familie der Stinktiere, Stinktier, Stinktiere, Streifenskunk

Declension

Declension of Skunk in singular and plural in all cases

Singular

Nom. der Skunk
Gen. des Skunks
Dat. dem Skunk
Acc. den Skunk

Plural

Nom. die Skunks/ Skunke
Gen. der Skunks/ Skunke
Dat. den Skunks/ Skunken
Acc. die Skunks/ Skunke

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Summary of all declension forms of the noun Skunk in all cases

The declension of Skunk as a table with all forms in singular (singular) and plural (plural) and in all four cases nominative (1st case), genitive (2nd case), dative (3rd case) and accusative (4th case). Especially for German learners the correct declension of the word Skunk is crucial.

Declension Skunk

Singular Plural
Nom. der Skunk die Skunks/Skunke
Gen. des Skunks der Skunks/Skunke
Dat. dem Skunk den Skunks/Skunken
Acc. den Skunk die Skunks/Skunke

Declension Skunk

  • Singular: der Skunk, des Skunks, dem Skunk, den Skunk
  • Plural: die Skunks/Skunke, der Skunks/Skunke, den Skunks/Skunken, die Skunks/Skunke

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Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Pronunciation
    • 1.2 Etymology 1
      • 1.2.1 Noun
        • 1.2.1.1 Derived terms
        • 1.2.1.2 Descendants
        • 1.2.1.3 Translations
      • 1.2.2 Verb
      • 1.2.3 See also
    • 1.3 Etymology 2
      • 1.3.1 Noun
    • 1.4 Etymology 3
      • 1.4.1 Noun
  • 2 Czech
    • 2.1 Noun
    • 2.2 Further reading
  • 3 Dutch
    • 3.1 Etymology
    • 3.2 Pronunciation
    • 3.3 Noun
  • 4 Swedish
    • 4.1 Noun
      • 4.1.1 Declension

English [ edit ]

Pronunciation [ edit ]

Etymology 1 [ edit ]

From an unattested Southern New England Algonquian word, cognate with Abenaki segôgw, segonku ( “ he who squirts (musk) / urinates ” ) , from Proto-Algonquian *šeka·kwa, from *šek- ( “ to urinate ” ) .

Noun [ edit ]
  1. Any of various small mammals, of the family Mephitidae, native to North and Central America, having a glossy black with a white coat and two musk glands at the base of the tail for emitting a noxious smell as a defensive measure.
    • 1634, William Wood, New Englands Prospect: The beaſts of offence be Squunckes, Ferrets, Foxes, whoſe impudence ſometimes drives them to the good wives Hen rooſt […].
  2. ( slang ) A despicable person.
  3. ( slang ) A walkover victory in sports or board games, as when the opposing side is unable to score. Compare shutout.
  4. ( cribbage ) A win by 30 or more points.
Derived terms [ edit ]
  • drunk as a skunk
  • skunk at a garden party
  • skunky
Descendants [ edit ]
  • → Czech: skunk
  • → Danish: skunk
  • → German: Skunk
  • → Finnish: skunkki
  • → French: skunks
  • → Icelandic: skunkur
  • → Japanese: スカンク ( sukanku )
  • → Norwegian: skunk
  • → Polish: skunks
  • → Russian: скунс ( skuns )
  • → Slovak: skunk
  • → Swedish: skunk
Translations [ edit ]
Verb [ edit ]

skunk (third-person singular simple present skunks, present participle skunking, simple past and past participle skunked)

  1. To defeat so badly as to prevent any opposing points. I skunked him at cards.We fished all day but the lake skunked us.
  2. ( cribbage ) To win by 30 or more points.
  3. ( intransitive , of beer ) To go bad, to spoil.
See also [ edit ]
  • Mephitis
  • Spilogale
  • Conepatus
  • polecat

Etymology 2 [ edit ]

Blend of skinhead +‎ punk, influenced by the animal (Etymology 1).

Noun [ edit ]
  1. A member of a hybridskinhead and punksubculture.
    • 2006, Pam Nilan, Carles Feixa, Global Youth?: Hybrid Identities, Plural Worlds (page 192) In the early 1980s, certain ex-punks joined them, becoming ‘skunks’ – a hybrid subculture of skinheads and punks.
    • 2011, Gerard DeGroot (quoting Brown), Seventies Unplugged [ … ] mods, skins, suedes, smoothies, punks, skunks, rude boys, soul boys and headbangers [ … ]

Etymology 3 [ edit ]

From skunkweed ( “ certain highly aromatic marijuana ” )

Noun [ edit ]
  1. ( slang ) Clipping of skunkweed ( marijuana ) .
  2. Any of the strains of hybrids of Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica that may have THC levels exceeding those of typical hashish.

skunk Contents 1 English 1.1 Pronunciation 1.2 Etymology 1 1.2.1 Noun 1.2.1.1 Derived terms 1.2.1.2 Descendants 1.2.1.3 Translations 1.2.2 Verb