Talg

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See also: talg and tɑlg

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German talch, from Old Saxon *talg, from Proto-Germanic *talgaz. More at tallow.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /talk/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /talç/ (northern and central Germany; now chiefly colloquial)
  • Rhymes: -alk
  • Homophone: Talk (standard pronunciation only)

Noun[edit]

Talg m (genitive Talges or Talgs, plural Talge)

  1. tallow
  2. suet
  3. (physiology) sebum

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Talg in Duden online