Re: bake

From: tgpedersen
Message: 20929
Date: 2003-04-11

--- In, "alex_lycos" <altamix@...> wrote:
> Is there any connection with the Iranian -> Slavic *bh-g-
> "distribute; God; rich" word and German 'bähen' "cook (in warm
> storage)" + the various Germanic "bake" words (semantically they
> might be linked via "bread-giver" etc)?
> Torsten
> which "bake" do you mean now? the one which is to find in
German "bake",
> dutch "baak", norwegian "båke", finn. "pakku", eanglish "beacon"? or
> which one?

Not that one, but 'to bake' (backen), the thing a baker/Bäcker does.