Kalb

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German kalp, from Old High German kalb, from Proto-Germanic *kalbaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷolbʰo- (womb, animal young). Compare Dutch kalf, English calf, Danish kalv.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kalp/
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Noun[edit]

Kalb n (genitive Kalbs or Kalbes, plural Kälber, diminutive Kälbchen n or Kälblein n, female Kälbin)

  1. calf (young cow)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Kalb in Duden online

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German Kalb, Dutch kalf, English calf.

Noun[edit]

Kalb n (plural Kelwer)

  1. calf
  2. fool