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Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *bankiz, whence also Old English benc (English bench), Old High German bank (German Bank).

NounEdit

bekkr m

  1. bench

DeclensionEdit

The declension can either have an -ar genitive or an -s genitive.

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *bakiz, whence also German Bach.

NounEdit

bekkr m

  1. brook, creek

DeclensionEdit

The declension can either have an -ar genitive or an -s genitive.

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • bekkr in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press