Zink

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably related to Zinke(point, prong), from Old High German zint(a jag, point), from Proto-Germanic *tinduz, *tindaz(prong, pinnacle), from Proto-Indo-European *(e)dont-(tooth, projection), see also Dutch tinne(battlement), German Zinne(pinnacle, battlement), Danish tinde(pinnacle, battlement), Swedish tinne(tooth of a rake), Icelandic tindur(spike, tooth of a rake or harrow, pinnacle, peak, battlement).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Zink n, m ‎(genitive Zinks or Zinkes, no plural)

  1. zinc

Declension[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

Zink m ‎(genitive Zinks or Zinkes, plural Zinken)

  1. cornetto (a trumpet-like wind instrument used in European music of the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods)

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