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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *blakaz (burnt, black), from Proto-Indo-European *bhleg- (to shine, burn, scorch). Cognate with Old Saxon blac ‘ink’, Old High German blah-; related to Old Norse blakkr ‘dusky, black’.

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blæc

  1. black

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Etymology 2Edit

From the adjective.

NounEdit

blæc n

  1. ink

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