bece

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bōkijǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵos. Cognate with Old Saxon bōka, Dutch beuk, Old High German buohha (German Buche), Old Norse bók (Swedish bok). The Indo-European root is also the source of Ancient Greek φηγός (phēgós, oak), Latin fāgus (beech), Russian бузина (buzina, elder-tree).

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Noun[edit]

bēċe f

  1. beech

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