Lake

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lake

  1. A surname​.
  2. A town on the Isle of Wight, England
  3. A town in Mississippi
  4. One of two towns in Wisconsin

Derived terms[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German lāke, from Proto-Germanic *lakō ‎(lake, pool). Originally the same word as Lache ‎(puddle), which see for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Lake f ‎(genitive Lake, plural Laken)

  1. brine (saltwater used for pickling)

Usage notes[edit]

  • A pleonastic compound Salzlake is often used instead of the simplex.

Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Lake in Duden online