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AfrikaansEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Dutch melk.

NounEdit

melk (uncountable)

  1. milk

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch melken.

VerbEdit

melk (present melk, present participle melkende, past participle gemelk)

  1. to milk

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mɛlk/, [mɛɫk], [ˈmɛ.lək]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: melk
  • Rhymes: -ɛlk

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch melc, from Old Dutch miluk, from Proto-Germanic *meluks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂melǵ-.

NounEdit

melk f (uncountable)

  1. Milk, nutritious liquid produced by a lactating mammalian mother
  2. (botany) Various resembling 'milky' juices, as secreted by certain plants and insects
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: melk
  • Sranan Tongo: merki
  • Tok Pisin: melek
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

melk

  1. first-person singular present indicative of melken
  2. imperative of melken

AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

VerbEdit

melk

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

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse mjolk, mjǫlk, from Proto-Germanic *meluks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂melǵ-. Compare with Danish mælk, Swedish mjölk, Icelandic mjölk.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

melk f or m (definite singular melka or melken, indefinite plural melker, definite plural melkene)

  1. milk (nutritious liquid produced by a lactating mammalian mother)
  2. (botany) A juice from plants that looks like milk.
Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

melk

  1. imperative of melke

ReferencesEdit