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Im Raum Norddeutschland / Schleswig-Holstein überall bekannt, auch schon vor 30 Jahren.


"A HANDBOOK OF GERMANIC ETYMOLOGY" (1) links a bunch of English sources you could find useful for the word "ùt" which is known as origin of "aus" in that century.(2)(3).


If your premisses is reasonable to assume, then it is also reasonable to assume--perhaps to the extend that the grammar allows it--to find the proposed connection reflected in PIE in a way that does not leave your assumption stand contradicted. *-t is found in various instrumental morphemes [I mean, right?]. So our intuition does not count for much. As the ...


Short answer: Yes, you are right long answer: English Wiktionary tells you about the German word Bucht: Via German Low German from Middle Low German bucht, from Old Saxon buht, from Proto-Germanic *buhtiz. Cognate with Dutch bocht. German Wiktionary says: von niederdeutsch bucht „Biegung, Krümmung“, „landeinwärts gebogene Strandlinie“, belegt seit ...


This sounds quite unlikely, because "biegen" is a strong verb, so the past participle ends with -en ("gebogen" in German, "bogen" in Old English). So it would be hard to explain the weak past participle ending -t.

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