Alemannic GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German wīp, from Old High German wīb, from Proto-Germanic *wībą (woman; wife). Cognate with German Weib, Dutch wijf, English wife, Icelandic víf.

NounEdit

wib n (Carcoforo, Rimella and Campello Monti, Formazza)

  1. woman
  2. wife

ReferencesEdit

  • “wib” 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