See also: Blick

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From a merger two Middle English verbs, both ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel- (to shine):

Cf. blike.

VerbEdit

blick (third-person singular simple present blicks, present participle blicking, simple past and past participle blicked)

  1. (obsolete, intransitive) To shine; gleam.

Etymology 2Edit

From German Blick (look, glance, twinkle, flash), from Middle High German blic, from Old High German blik, blich, from Proto-West Germanic [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *blikiz (shine, appearance, look). Cognate with Dutch blik, Danish blik, Icelandic blik (gleam, sheen), Old English blice (sheen, denuded site).

NounEdit

blick (plural blicks)

  1. The brightening or iridescence appearing on silver or gold at the end of the cupelling or refinishing process.

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /blɪk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪk

VerbEdit

blick

  1. singular imperative of blicken

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse blíkja, from Proto-Germanic *bliką (look), *blīkaną (to shine, gleam).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

blick c

  1. look (action of looking)
  2. glance
  3. gaze

DeclensionEdit

Declension of blick 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative blick blicken blickar blickarna
Genitive blicks blickens blickars blickarnas

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