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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German milch, from Old High German miluh, from Proto-Germanic *meluks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂melǵ-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mɪlç/
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NounEdit

Milch f (genitive Milch, plural Milchen or Milche)

  1. milk (white liquid produced by female mammals for their young to consume)
  2. milk (white or whitish liquid that is exuded by certain plants)
  3. white liquid that is a mixture of other substances, where one of the components is very finely distributed
  4. white semen of a male fish

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DescendantsEdit

  • Tok Pisin: milis

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Milch” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Milch in Duden online