melk

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Afrikaans[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch melk.

Noun[edit]

melk (uncountable)

  1. milk

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch melken.

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to milk

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *meluk, miloch, miluk, from Proto-Germanic *meluks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂melǵ-. Compare Danish mælk, West Frisian molke, German Milch, Norwegian melk/mjølk, Old English meolc, Swedish mjölk, Yiddish מילך (milkh).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

melk m (uncountable)

  1. Milk, nutritious liquid produced by a lactating mammalian mother
  2. (botany) Various resembling 'milky' juices, as secreted by certain plants and insects

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Verb[edit]

melk

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

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German[edit]

Verb[edit]

melk

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

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

melk m, f (definite singular melka or melken) (uncountable)

  1. milk (nutritious liquid produced by a lactating mammalian mother)
  2. (botany) A juice from plants that looks like milk.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

melk

  1. imperative of melke

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