Appendix:Proto-Germanic/bikjǭ

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This Proto-Germanic 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.

Proto-Germanic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *bikjaną (to thrust, attack) (compare Old Norse bikkja (plunge into water), Dutch bikken (to hack), Old High German bicchen (to stab, attack), Old English becca (a beck, pick, pick-axe, mattock)), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeg- (to smash).

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Noun[edit]

*bikjǭ f

  1. female dog, bitch

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