kalk

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Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kalk m

  1. (linguistics) calque

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Machek, Václav (1968) Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, 2nd edition, Prague: Academia
  2. ^ "kalk" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin calx

Noun[edit]

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

  1. (mineralogy) lime
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin calix

Noun[edit]

kalk c (singular definite kalken, plural indefinite kalke)

  1. chalice
Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

kalk m (uncountable)

  1. lime (mineral)
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: kalk
  • Indonesian: kalk
  • Japanese: カルキ (karuki)
  • Papiamentu: karkó
  • Sranan Tongo: karki

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

kalk

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

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kalk

  1. second-person singular imperative of kalken

Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin calx, probably via Middle Low German.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kalk n (genitive singular kalks, no plural)

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

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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

  1. (mineralogy) lime.
    Synonym: kapur

Further reading[edit]


Lithuanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kálk

  1. second-person singular imperative of kalti

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

kalk m (definite singular kalken)

  1. (mineralogy) lime
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a chalice

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

kalk m (definite singular kalken)

  1. (mineralogy) lime
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin calix and Old Norse kalkr

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a chalice

References[edit]


Old Saxon[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

kalk m

  1. chalk

Polish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kalk

  1. genitive plural of kalka

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French calque.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kȁlk m (Cyrillic spelling ка̏лк)

  1. calque

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

kalk c

  1. (uncountable) limestone
  2. (uncountable) lime, calcium oxide or calcium hydroxide

Declension[edit]

Declension of kalk 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative kalk kalken
Genitive kalks kalkens

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

kalk c

  1. (countable) chalice, a large drinking cup
  2. (countable, botany) a cup-shaped calyx

Declension[edit]

Declension of kalk 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kalk kalken kalkar kalkarna
Genitive kalks kalkens kalkars kalkarnas

References[edit]


Yir-Yoront[edit]

Noun[edit]

kalk (ergative kalkat)

  1. (Yirrk-Thangalkl) spear

Further reading[edit]

  • 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)