cynk

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Polish[edit]

Chemical element
Zn
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡sɨŋk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɨŋk
  • Syllabification: cynk

Etymology 1[edit]

From German Zink.

Noun[edit]

cynk m inan

  1. zinc (element)

Etymology 2[edit]

From German Zinke, from Old High German zint (a jag, point), from Proto-Germanic *tinduz, *tindaz (prong, pinnacle), from Proto-Indo-European *(e)dont- (tooth, projection).

Noun[edit]

cynk m inan

  1. (slang) tip-off; information conveyed in a clandestine manner
Declension[edit]