mjólka

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From mjólk (milk), or from Old Norse mjolka, molka, from Proto-Germanic *melkaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂melǵ-. Compare Icelandic mjólka, Norwegian mjølke, Swedish mjölka, Danish malke, Dutch and German melken, English milk.

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at mjólka (third person singular past indicative mjólkaði, third person plural past indicative mjólkaðu, supine mjólkað)

  1. to milk

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Etymology[edit]

From mjólk (milk), or from Old Norse mjolka, molka, from Proto-Germanic *melkaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂melǵ-. Compare Faroese mjólka, Norwegian mjølke, Swedish mjölka, Danish malke, Dutch and German melken, English milk.

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mjólka (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative mjólkaði, supine mjólkað)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, with accusative) to milk
    mjólka kúna.
    To milk the cow.
  2. (derived meaning) to make money from something
  3. (transitive, governs the accusative) to milk something, to make money or have news from someone
  4. to give milk; as a mother breastfeeding

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