'cake' (Modern English cake)
Proposed ON Etymon (OIcel representative)
(ONP kaka (sb.))
Other Scandinavian Reflexes
Far kaka, Icel kaka, Norw kaka, kake, Dan kage, Sw kaka
cp. cēcel 'little cake'
Phonological and morphological markers
MED's earliest attestations come from c1225 Wor.Bod.Gloss. (Hat 115) and c1225(?c1200) HMaid. (Bod 34), as well as surnames, and citations from a wide range of texts follow in the 14c. onwards.
Occurrences in the Gersum Corpus
Cl 625, 635