cipp

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Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Derived from *ċippian ("to chip; chop off in pieces"; compare forċippian), from Proto-Germanic *kipp- (to chop; split), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵey- (to split; divide; germinate; sprout).

Noun[edit]

ċipp m (nominative plural ċippas)

  1. A small piece of wood; a shaving; chip
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kippaz, *kipaz (log; beam), from Latin cippus (post; stake).

Akin to Old Saxon kip (post), Old High German kipfa (axle; stave), Old Norse keppr (cudgel; club).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ċipp m

  1. log, beam; trunk
  2. plough-share, colter
  3. weaver’s beam
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