See also: bécken

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛkən/
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German becken, from Old High German becki, beckin, from Vulgar Latin *baccīnum (possibly attested as bacchinon, 6th century), probably from Gaulish. Compare Dutch bekken and further French bassin, English basin.

NounEdit

Becken n (genitive Beckens, plural Becken)

  1. basin, wide bowl
  2. a swimming pool or other artificial pool
  3. (geology) basin
  4. (anatomy) pelvis
  5. (music) cymbal
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

Becken

  1. dative plural of Beck (beak)

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

Becken

  1. (archaic to obsolete) inflection of Beck (baker):
    1. genitive/dative/accusative singular
    2. all-case plural

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