bask

Definition of bask

wing, limb, carpus, arm, foreleg, department

Etymology

From Avestan bāzu- “limb, arm, foreleg”,

From PIE *bʰeh₂ǵʰú-s (*bʰāǵʰú-s),

Sanskrit bāhu,
Greek pakhys “forearm”,
Proto-Germanic *bogaz,
Old Norse bogr “shoulder”,
Old High German buog “upper part of the arm or leg”,
German Bug “shoulder, hock, joint”,
English bough “a main branch of a tree”,
Persian bāzū بازو "arm",
Armenian bazuk “arm” (a loan word from Parthian),

It also exists as a loan word in

Turkish pazu, bazu, pazı “limb”, pazubent “armband”.

Updated on August 30, 2023

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