kakka- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root kakka-: caco-, cacodyl, cacoëthes, cacophonous, cucking stool, poppycock.


To defecate.

Root imitative of glottal closure during defecation.
1. cucking stool from Middle English cukken, to defecate, from a source akin to Old Norse *kūka, to defecate.
2. poppycock from Latin cacāre, to defecate.
3. caco-; cacodyl, cacoëthes, cacophonous, cacophony from Greek kakos, bad.

[Pokorny kakka- 521.]

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