Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/melkaz

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Germanic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *melkaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

*melkaz[1]

  1. giving milk, milch

Inflection[edit]


Descendants[edit]

  • Old English: meolc, melc
  • Old Saxon: *melk
    • Middle Low German: melk
  • Old Dutch: *melc
  • Old High German: melc, melk
  • Old Norse: mjólk

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003), “*melkaz”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 267