biche etymology

Middle English word biche comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeg-, and later Proto-Germanic *bikjaną (To attack, stab, hack, thrust.)

Detailed word origin of biche

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰeg- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bikjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To attack, stab, hack, thrust.
*bikjǭ Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Female dog, bitch.
biċċe Old English (ang)
biche Middle English (enm) (of a man) bitch (despicable or heathen man). (of a woman) bitch (despicable or disagreeable woman). Bitch (female dog).

Words with the same origin as biche

Descendants of *bʰeg-
abak bac- bacon bacoun bak bank banket bec becc becche beckeren bek bekk bekke bench benk benke bicche bickeren bikeren bink binke bynk