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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch inct ‎(ink), from Latin encaustum ‎(the red ink used by Roman and Greek rulers to sign documents), from Latin encaustus ‎(paint technique using wax burning), from Ancient Greek ἔγκαυστον ‎(énkauston, burned-in), from ἐν ‎(en, in) + καίω ‎(kaíō, burn). Related to Dutch encaustiek. Cognate with English ink.

NounEdit

inkt m ‎(plural inkten, diminutive inktje n)

  1. ink (coloured fluid used for writing, painting etc.)

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