mlk / Semitic roots
West Semitic, to rule, dominate, possess, own; Common Semitic noun *malk-, ruler, king.
1. Melkite, from Aramaic malkāye, plural of malkāy, royal, royalist, from malkā, king.
2. Melchizedek, from Hebrew malkî-ṣedeq, my king (is) righteousness, from malk, presuffixal form of melek, king + -î, my.
3. Moloch, from Hebrew mōlek, from Canaanite *mulk, perhaps variant of Canaanite *malk, *milk, king.
4. Mameluke, from Arabic mamlūk, owned, slave, Mameluke, passive participle of malaka, to own, possess.