Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *akwisī, probably from a Proto-Indo-European *h₂egʷs-ih₂- (axe), from *h₂eḱ- (sharp, pointed). Cognate with Old Frisian axa, Old English æx, Dutch aaks, Old High German ackus, Old Norse øx, Gothic 𐌰𐌵𐌹𐌶𐌹 (aqizi).

NounEdit

akus f

  1. an axe

DescendantsEdit

  • Low German: Ax, Äx, Ex
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