Becken

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See also: bécken and bëcken

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German becken, from Old High German becki, beckin, from Vulgar Latin *baccīnum (possibly attested as bacchinon, 6th century), probably from Gaulish. Compare Dutch bekken and further French bassin, English basin.

Noun[edit]

Becken n (genitive Beckens, plural Becken)

  1. basin, wide bowl
  2. a swimming pool or other artificial pool
  3. (geology) basin
  4. (anatomy) pelvis
  5. (music) cymbal
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Noun[edit]

Becken

  1. inflected form of Beck

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