mjólka

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From mjólk (milk), or from Old Norse mjolka, molka, from Proto-Germanic *melkaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂melǵ-. Compare Icelandic mjólka, Norwegian mjølke, Swedish mjölka, Danish malke, Dutch and German melken, English milk.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

at mjólka (third person singular past indicative mjólkaði, third person plural past indicative mjólkaðu, supine mjólkað)

  1. to milk

ConjugationEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From mjólk (milk), or from Old Norse mjolka, molka, from Proto-Germanic *melkaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂melǵ-. Compare Faroese mjólka, Norwegian mjølke, Swedish mjölka, Danish malke, Dutch and German melken, English milk.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmjoul̥ka/
    Rhymes: -oul̥ka

VerbEdit

mjólka (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative mjólkaði, supine mjólkað)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, with accusative) to milk
    mjólka kúna.
    To milk the cow.
  2. (derived meaning) to make money from something
  3. (transitive, governs the accusative) to milk something, to make money or have news from someone
  4. to give milk; as a mother breastfeeding

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • mjólka eftir
  • mjólka fyrir
  • mjólkun
  • mjólkar í munni, mjólkar í munninn (savory)

Related termsEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • (to milk): mjalta
Last modified on 20 December 2013, at 23:32