Book

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German Low German[edit]

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From Middle Low German bôk, 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 ‎(boka). 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)