baib

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Bavarian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wīp, from Old High German wīb, from Proto-Germanic *wībą (woman; wife). Cognate with German Weib, Dutch wijf, English wife, Icelandic víf.

Noun[edit]

baib n (Timau)

  1. woman
  2. wife

References[edit]

  • “baib” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Mòcheno[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wīp, from Old High German wīb, from Proto-Germanic *wībą (woman; wife). Cognate with German Weib, Dutch wijf, English wife, Icelandic víf.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

baib n (plural baiber)

  1. woman

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Anthony R. Rowley, Liacht as de sproch: Grammatica della lingua mòchena Deutsch-Fersentalerisch, TEMI, 2003.