oxa

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See also: oxa-

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *uhsô, from Proto-Indo-European *uksḗn (bull).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

oxa m

  1. ox

Declension[edit]

Note: Anglian dialects preserve the zero-grade suffix in the nominative plural, and so it is "oexen" (in Mercian dialects) and "exen" (in Northumbrian dialects).

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: oxe, ox, oxhe, hox, nox, ocxe, occe
    • English: ox
      • Abenaki: aksen (via "oxen")
      • Malecite-Passamaquoddy: akson (via "oxen")
      • Unami: aksën (via "oxen")
    • Scots: ox