bic

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See also: Bic, BIC, bić, and bič

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From BIC, a popular French brand of ballpoint pen, which is from the name of the co-founder of the company manufacturing these pens, Marcel Bich.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bik/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

bic m (plural bics)

  1. ballpoint pen, Biro (Britain, Australia, New Zealand)
  2. (Quebec) lighter

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Lao: ບິກ (bik)

See also[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bic

  1. inflection of bec:
    1. vocative/genitive singular masculine
    2. accusative/dative singular feminine
    3. genitive singular neuter
    4. nominative plural masculine

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
bic bic
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.