blak

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Faroese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

verbal noun of blaka

Noun[edit]

blak n (genitive singular blaks, plural bløk)

  1. a thrown object
  2. a throw
Declension[edit]
Declension of blak
n5 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative blak blakið bløk bløkini
accusative blak blakið bløk bløkini
dative blaki blakinum bløkum bløkunum
genitive blaks blaksins blaka blakanna
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish bláthach via Early Middle Scots. Compare Scottish Gaelic blàthach.

Noun[edit]

blak n (genitive singular blaks, uncountable)

  1. buttermilk
Declension[edit]
Declension of blak (singular only)
n5s singular
indefinite definite
nominative blak blakið
accusative blak blakið
dative blaki blakinum
genitive blaks blaksins
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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Rhymes: -aːk

Verb[edit]

blak

  1. Imperative singular of blaken.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of blaken.

Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse blak.

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Noun[edit]

blak n (genitive singular blaks, nominative plural blök)

  1. flapping, waving (e.g. in the wind)
  2. a light blow
  3. (sports) volleyball
  4. the tail of a halibut

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English blæc, from Proto-Germanic *blakaz.

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Adjective[edit]

blak (plural and weak singular blake, comparative blakker, superlative blakkest)

  1. black (of a black color)
  2. black (having black skin)
  3. black-haired
  4. dark, blackish

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Colors in Middle English · coloures, hewes (layout · text)
     whit      grey, hor      blak
             red ; cremesyn, gernet              citrine, aumbre ; broun, tawne              yelow, dorry ; canevas
             grasgrene              grene             
             plunket ; ewage              asure, livid              blewe, blo, pers
             violet ; inde              rose, murrey ; purpel              claret

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English black.

Adjective[edit]

blak

  1. black