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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German talch.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

talg c (singular definite talgen, not used in plural form)

  1. tallow
  2. suet

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DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • talk (only for “tallow”)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed in the sense “sebum” in the early 20th century from German Talg (tallow; sebum), from Middle Low German talg, from Proto-Germanic *talgaz. For “tallow”, the standard Dutch form was talk, but the borrowed form is now preferred in this sense as well, probably in order to avoid the homophony with talk (talc). This development may have been reinforced by inherited dialectal forms with -g, from Middle Dutch talch, which had been unused in written Dutch since the 18th century.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tɑlx/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑlx

NounEdit

talg m (uncountable)

  1. sebum; skin fat
  2. tallow

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tolg

NounEdit

talg f or m (definite singular talga or talgen, uncountable)

  1. tallow

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tolg

NounEdit

talg m (definite singular talgen, uncountable)
talg f (definite singular talga, uncountable)

  1. tallow

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