cycen

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kukinō (kitchen).

Noun[edit]

cyċen f

  1. Alternative form of cycene

Etymology 2[edit]

Precise development uncertain, but probably a diminutive form of cocc (from a reconstructed Old English form *cuc(c) “fowl” + diminutive ending *-in) or from Proto-Germanic *kiukīną. Compare Low German kiken, Middle Dutch kieken, Middle High German kūchelīn (German Küchlein). More at cocc, -en.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ċȳcen, ċycen n

  1. chicken
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