cicen

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unclear. Possibly from Proto-Germanic *kiukīną, with gradual shortening of the first syllable vowel; or alternatively from Proto-Germanic *kukkīną, equivalent to cocc +‎ -en.

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Noun[edit]

ċicen n (Anglian)

  1. chicken
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Descendants[edit]
  • Middle English: chiken, chike

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ciċen f

  1. Alternative form of cyċene

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