mælk

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse mjolk, mjǫlk, from Proto-Germanic *meluks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂melǵ-. Compare Icelandic mjólk, Norwegian Bokmål melk, mjølk, Norwegian Nynorsk mjølk, Swedish mjölk, Dutch melk, English milk, Old English meolc, German Milch, German Low German Melk, West Frisian molke, Yiddish מילך (milkh).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɛlk/, [mɛlˀɡ̊]

Noun[edit]

mælk c (singular definite mælken, not used in plural form)

  1. milk
  2. (rare) milt, roe (also mælke)

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Etymology 2[edit]

See mælke.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɛlk/, [mɛlˀɡ̊]

Verb[edit]

mælk

  1. imperative of mælke