kalk

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Czech

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French calque (a trace, copy).[1][2]

Pronunciation

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Noun

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kalk m inan

  1. (linguistics) calque

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References

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  1. ^ Machek, Václav (1968) Etymologický slovník jazyka českého [Etymological Dictionary of the Czech Language], 2nd edition, Prague: Academia
  2. ^ Jiří Rejzek (2007) “kalk”, in Český etymologický slovník (in Czech), Leda

Further reading

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  • kalk in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • kalk in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • kalk in Internetová jazyková příručka

Danish

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Etymology 1

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From Latin calx.

Noun

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kalk c (singular definite kalken, not used in plural form)

  1. calcium carbonate
  2. Synonym of kalksten (limestone)
  3. slaked lime, limewater (acquous solution of calcium hydroxide)
    Synonym: læsket kalk (hydrated lime)
  4. quicklime
    Synonym: brændt kalk (burned lime)
  5. calcium
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Etymology 2

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From Latin calix.

Noun

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kalk c (singular definite kalken, plural indefinite kalke)

  1. chalice
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Dutch

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Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /kɑlk/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: kalk
  • Rhymes: -ɑlk

Etymology 1

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From Middle Dutch calc, from Old Dutch *kalk, from Proto-West Germanic *kalk.

Noun

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kalk m (uncountable)

  1. lime (mineral)
Derived terms
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Descendants
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  • Afrikaans: kalk
  • Negerhollands: kalk
    • Virgin Islands Creole: kalk (dated)
  • Indonesian: kalk
  • Japanese: カルキ (karuki)
  • Papiamentu: karkó, kalki
  • Sranan Tongo: karki

Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

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kalk

  1. inflection of kalken:
    1. first-person singular present indicative
    2. imperative

German

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Pronunciation

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Verb

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kalk

  1. singular imperative of kalken

Icelandic

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Etymology

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From Latin calx, probably via Middle Low German.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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kalk n (genitive singular kalks, no plural)

  1. lime, quicklime (calcium oxide)
  2. calcium (in food)

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Anagrams

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Indonesian

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Etymology

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From Dutch kalk, from Middle Dutch calc, from Old Dutch *kalk, from Latin calx.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈkal(ə̆)ʔ]
  • Hyphenation: kalk

Noun

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kalk (plural kalk-kalk, first-person possessive kalkku, second-person possessive kalkmu, third-person possessive kalknya)

  1. (mineralogy) lime.
    Synonym: kapur

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Kashubian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from German Kalk.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkalk/
  • Rhymes: -alk
  • Syllabification: kalk

Noun

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kalk m inan

  1. lime

Declension

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Further reading

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  • kalk”, in Internetowi Słowôrz Kaszëbsczégò Jãzëka [Internet Dictionary of the Kashubian Language], Fundacja Kaszuby, 2022

Lithuanian

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Pronunciation

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Verb

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kálk

  1. second-person singular imperative of kalti

Norwegian Bokmål

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Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology 1

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From Latin calx, via Middle Low German or German Low German.

Noun

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kalk m (definite singular kalken)

  1. (mineralogy) lime
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Etymology 2

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From Latin calix and Old Norse kalkr; compare with German Kelch.

Noun

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kalk m (definite singular kalken, indefinite plural kalker, definite plural kalkene)

  1. a chalice

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Latin calx, via Middle Low German or German Low German.

Noun

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kalk m (definite singular kalken)

  1. (mineralogy) lime
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Etymology 2

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From Latin calix and Old Norse kalkr.

Noun

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kalk m (definite singular kalken, indefinite plural kalkar, definite plural kalkane)

  1. a chalice

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Old High German

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The spelling of this entry has been normalized from calc according to the principles established by Wiktionary's editor community or recent spelling standards of the language.

Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Proto-West Germanic *kalk.

Noun

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kalk m

  1. lime (inorganic material containing calcium)
  2. limestone (stone containing lime)

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Old Saxon

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The spelling of this entry has been normalized from calc according to the principles established by Wiktionary's editor community or recent spelling standards of the language.

Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Proto-West Germanic *kalk.

Noun

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kalk m

  1. lime (inorganic material containing calcium)
  2. limestone (stone containing lime)

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Polish

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Alternative forms

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /kalk/
  • Rhymes: -alk
  • Syllabification: kalk

Noun

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kalk

  1. genitive plural of kalka

Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French calque.

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Noun

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kȁlk m (Cyrillic spelling ка̏лк)

  1. calque

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Swedish

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Old Swedish kalker, from Middle Low German kalk, from Latin calx.

Noun

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kalk c

  1. (uncountable) limestone
  2. (uncountable) lime, calcium oxide (kalciumoxid) or calcium hydroxide (kalciumhydroxid)
Declension
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Declension of kalk 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative kalk kalken
Genitive kalks kalkens
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Etymology 2

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From Old Swedish kalker, from Latin calix (cup, chalice).

Noun

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kalk c

  1. (countable) chalice, a large drinking cup
  2. (countable, botany) a cup-shaped calyx
Declension
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Declension of kalk 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kalk kalken kalkar kalkarna
Genitive kalks kalkens kalkars kalkarnas

References

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Yir-Yoront

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Noun

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kalk (ergative kalkat)

  1. (Yirrk-Thangalkl) spear

Further reading

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  • Languages of Cape York: papers presented to the linguistic symposium, part B, held in conjunction with the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies Biennial General Meeting, May, 1974 (published 1976)