bekkr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bankiz, whence also Old English benc (English bench), Old High German bank (German Bank).

Noun[edit]

bekkr m

  1. bench

Declension[edit]

The declension can either have an -ar genitive or an -s genitive.

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bakiz, whence also German Bach.

Noun[edit]

bekkr m

  1. brook, creek

Declension[edit]

The declension can either have an -ar genitive or an -s genitive.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • bekkr in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press