milch

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English milche, melch, from Old English meolc, meolce ‎(giving milk, milch), from Proto-Germanic *melkaz ‎(milky, milk-giving), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂melǵ- ‎(to wipe, wipe off, milk). Cognate with Low German melke ‎(milch), German melk ‎(milk-giving, milch), Icelandic milkur, mjólkur ‎(milk-giving). More at milk.

Adjective[edit]

milch ‎(not comparable)

  1. (dated) Giving milk
  2. (obsolete) Tender; pitiful; weeping.
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Mòcheno[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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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.