Appendix:Frankish/baukan

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This Frankish entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Frankish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *baukną, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *bʰə-w-, suffixed zero-grade form of *bʰeh₂- (to shine). Cognate with Old High German bouhhan, bouchan (sign, symbol), Old English bēacen (sign, token, beacon).

Noun[edit]

*baukan n

  1. sign, signal

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