Other Word Forms of Balcony
Origin of Balcony
From Italian balcone "balcony, floor-length window" from Old Italian balcone "scaffold", from Lombardic *balko, *balkon- (“beam”) from Proto-Germanic *balkô (“beam”), from Proto-Indo-European *bhelg'- (“beam, pile, prop”). Akin to Old High German balco, balcho (“beam”), Old English balca (“beam, ridge”). More at balk.
Italian balcone from Old Italian scaffold of Germanic origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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