kalb

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *golbʰ-, *gʷolbʰ- 'conglobate, swell'. Compare Latin globus (a round body, ball, sphere, globe, heap, clump), Old Norse kalfabōt (hip area, hip joint of meat), Old High German wazzarkalb (swelling, tumescence through water).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kalb (first-person singular past tense kalba, participle kalbur)

  1. to rot, go bad
Related terms[edit]

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kalbaz.

Noun[edit]

kalb n

  1. calf

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle High German: kalp
    • German: Kalb
    • Luxembourgish: Kallef
    • Vilamovian: kołp
    • Yiddish: [script needed] (kelber), [script needed] (kalb)

References[edit]

  1. Köbler, Gerhard, Althochdeutsches Wörterbuch, (6. Auflage) 2014
  2. Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer, Second Edition