bläck

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See also: black and Black

Central Franconian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Immediately comparable with Dutch blak (bald; flat) and thus possibly an unshifted form. Further probably related with Dutch blaken (to glow, blaze), and hence with the root of English bleak, blank.

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Adjective[edit]

bläck (masculine bläcke, feminine bläck, comparative bläcker, superlative et bläckste)

  1. (chiefly Ripuarian) bare; naked; uncovered; said of body parts, not of people
    Wat lööfs de och met bläcke Been durch der Schnie?
    For what did you run through the snow with bare legs at all?

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /blɛk/
  • Homophone: bleck (in accents where where short e and ä are merged)

Noun[edit]

bläck n

  1. ink; pigment or dye for writing, printing etc
  2. ink; dark colored fluid ejected by certain squids and octopuses

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