Reconstruction:Old English/picga

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This Old English entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *pic- (of unknown origin) +‎ -ga (diminutive suffix). Compare Middle Dutch pogge, puggen, pegsken (piglet).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*picga m

  1. a young pig; piglet

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DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: pigge, pig, pige, peg, pigh, pygge
    • English: pig
      • Torres Strait Creole: pig
      • Abenaki: piks (from "pigs")
      • Malecite-Passamaquoddy: piks (from "pigs")
    • Scots: pig