bih́łiḱ

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Vilamovian[edit]

bih́łiḱ (1)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German buohha, from Proto-Germanic *bōkijǭ. Akin to Dutch beuk, English beech Swedish bok, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵos. Further Indo-European cognates include Latin fāgus, Greek φηγός (phēgós, oak), Russian бук (buk) and Lithuanian bukas. More at Buch.

Noun[edit]

bih́łiḱ m

  1. (botany) A beech (Fagus); the common tree
  2. beech; the wood of the tree