Milz

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German milze n, from Old High German milzi n, from Proto-Germanic *miltiją n. The feminine gender in modern German is from Middle Low German milte f, reinforced by the analogy with other inner organs. Cognate to Dutch milt, English milt.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɪl(t)s/, [mɪlt͡s], [mɪls]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Milz f (genitive Milz, plural Milzen)

  1. (anatomy) spleen, milt

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Further reading[edit]

  • Milz” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Milz” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Milz” in Duden online
  • Milz” in OpenThesaurus.de
  • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Milz on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de