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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *kukinō (kitchen).

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cyċen f

  1. Alternative form of cyċene

Etymology 2Edit

Precise development uncertain, but possibly from Proto-Germanic *kiukīną. Compare Low German kiken, Middle Dutch kieken, Middle High German kūchelīn (German Küchlein). Alternatively, equivalent to cocc +‎ -en (see ċicen. Lack of palatalization of the second c is unexpected.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃyken/, /ˈt͡ʃyːken/

NounEdit

ċycen, ċȳcen n

  1. Alternative form of ċicen