mælk

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse mjolk, mjǫlk, from Proto-Germanic *meluks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂melǵ-. Compare Dutch melk, English milk, West Frisian molke, German Milch, Norwegian melk/mjølk, Icelandic mjölk, Old English meolc, Swedish mjölk, Yiddish מילך (milkh).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɛlk/, [mɛlˀɡ̊]

Noun[edit]

mælk c (singular definite mælken, not used in plural form)

  1. milk
  2. (rare) milt, roe (also mælke)

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Etymology 2[edit]

See mælke.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɛlk/, [mɛlˀɡ̊]

Verb[edit]

mælk

  1. Imperative of mælke.