beyki

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Etymology[edit]

Attested since circa 1600. Probably an alteration of older (Old Norse) bœki (whence bæki), perhaps influenced by Danish bøg. Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *bōkō, *bōkijǭ ‎(beech), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵos ‎(beech).

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beyki n ‎(genitive singular beykis, no plural)

  1. (collective) beech (wood, trees)

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