Kalk

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German kalk, from Latin calx (limestone).

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Noun[edit]

Kalk m (genitive Kalks or Kalkes, plural Kalke)

  1. lime (general term for inorganic materials containing calcium)
  2. limescale, scale (calcium deposit)
  3. (Geology) chalk
  4. limestone (calcium rock)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Kalk in Duden online