blæc

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *blakaz (burnt, black), from Proto-Indo-European *bhleg- (to shine, burn, scorch). Cognate with Old Saxon blac (ink), Old High German blah-; related to Old Norse blakkr (dusky, black).

Adjective[edit]

blæc

  1. black
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the adjective.

Noun[edit]

blæc n

  1. black
  2. ink
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