milch

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English milche, melche, from Old English *melċe, *milċe (attested in þrimilċe, þrimelċes mōnaþ), from Proto-Germanic *milkijaz, from Proto-Germanic *melkaz (milky, milk-giving), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂melǵ- (to wipe, wipe off, milk). Cognate with Saterland Frisian meelk (milch), Low German melke (milch), German melk (milk-giving, milch), Icelandic milkur, mjólkur (milk-giving). More at milk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

milch (not comparable)

  1. (dated, of a cow, animal, etc.) Giving milk; in note
  2. (obsolete) Tender; pitiful; weeping.

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Alemannic German[edit]

Noun[edit]

milch

  1. (Issime, Carcoforo) milk

References[edit]

  • Umberto Patuzzi, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar, Luserna: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien.

Bavarian[edit]

Noun[edit]

milch

  1. (Sappada) milk

References[edit]

  • Umberto Patuzzi, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar, Luserna: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien.

Cimbrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

milch f (plural [please provide])

  1. (Luserna, Sette Comuni) milk

References[edit]

  • Umberto Patuzzi, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar, Luserna: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Mòcheno[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German miluh, from Proto-Germanic *meluks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂melǵ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

milch ? (plural [please provide])

  1. milk (white liquid produced by female mammals)

References[edit]

  • Anthony R. Rowley, Liacht as de sproch: Grammatica della lingua mòchena Deutsch-Fersentalerisch, TEMI, 2003.