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FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

verbal noun of blaka

NounEdit

blak n (genitive singular blaks, plural bløk)

  1. a thrown object
  2. a throw
DeclensionEdit
Declension of blak
n5 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative blak blakið bløk bløkini
accusative blak blakið bløk bløkini
dative blaki blakinum bløkum bløkunum
genitive blaks blaksins blaka blakanna
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish bláthach via Early Middle Scots. Compare Scottish Gaelic blàthach.

NounEdit

blak n (genitive singular blaks, uncountable)

  1. buttermilk
DeclensionEdit
Declension of blak (singular only)
n5s singular
indefinite definite
nominative blak blakið
accusative blak blakið
dative blaki blakinum
genitive blaks blaksins
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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːk

VerbEdit

blak

  1. Imperative singular of blaken.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of blaken.

IcelandicEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse blak.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

blak n (genitive singular blaks, nominative plural blök)

  1. flapping, waving (e.g. in the wind)
  2. a light blow
  3. (sports) volleyball
  4. the tail of a halibut

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English blæc, from Proto-Germanic *blakaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

blak (plural and weak singular blake, comparative blakker, superlative blakkest)

  1. black (of a black color)
  2. black (having black skin)
  3. black-haired
  4. dark, blackish

DescendantsEdit

  • English: black
  • Scots: black
  • Yola: bhlock

See alsoEdit

Colors in Middle English · coloures, hewes (layout · text)
     whit      grey, hor      blak
             red; cremesyn, gernet              citrine, aumbre; broun, tawne              yelow, dorry; canevas
             grasgrene              grene             
             plunket; ewage              asure, livid              blewe, blo, pers
             violet; inde              rose, murrey; purpel, purpur              claret

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English black.

AdjectiveEdit

blak

  1. black