Book

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German Low German[edit]

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From Middle Low German bōk, from Old Saxon bōk (book), from Proto-Germanic *bōks (beech, book), from Proto-Indo-European *bheh₁g̑ós (beech), *bʰeh₂ǵos. Cognate with Dutch boek, English book, West Frisian boek, German Buch, Danish bog, Faroese bók, Icelandic bók, Norwegian bok, Swedish bok, Gothic 𐌱𐍉𐌺𐌰 (bōka). The Germanic root is often taken to be related to the word for beech, the wood of rune-tablets.

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Book n (plural Böker or Beuker)

  1. book

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  • Der neue SASS: Plattdeutsches Wörterbuch, Plattdeutsch - Hochdeutsch, Hochdeutsch - Plattdeutsch. Plattdeutsche Rechtschreibung, sixth revised edition (2011, ISBN 978-3-529-03000-0, Wachholtz Verlag, Neumünster)