cycen

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kukinō (kitchen).

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Noun[edit]

cyċen f

  1. Alternative form of cyċene

Etymology 2[edit]

Precise development uncertain, but possibly from Proto-Germanic *kiukīną. Compare Low German kiken, Middle Dutch kieken, Middle High German kūchelīn (German Küchlein). Alternatively, equivalent to cocc +‎ -en (see ċicen. Lack of palatalization of the second c is unexpected.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃyken/, /ˈt͡ʃyːken/

Noun[edit]

ċycen, ċȳcen n

  1. Alternative form of ċicen