cealc

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • cealk

EtymologyEdit

West Proto-Germanic, from (oblique form of) Latin calx (limestone, mortar), from Ancient Greek χάλιξ (khaliks, pebble). Cognate with Old Saxon calc (Dutch kalk), Old High German chalch (German Kalch).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ċealc m

  1. plaster, mortar
  2. chalk

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • niwcilct
  • cealcstan

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 16 August 2013, at 15:55