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BavarianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • bais (Sauris, Timau)

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German wīz, from Proto-Germanic *hwītaz. Cognate with German weiß, Dutch wit, English white, Icelandic hvítur.

AdjectiveEdit

baiss

  1. (Sappada) white

ReferencesEdit

  • “baiss” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien