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).

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Noun 1[edit]

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

  1. zinc

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Noun 2[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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