wic

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *wīk-, from Latin vīcus (town, village), from Proto-Indo-European (compare Ancient Greek οἶκος (oîkos), Gothic 𐍅𐌴𐌹𐌷𐍃 (weihs)). Cognate with Old Frisian wīk, Old Saxon wīk (Middle Low German wîk), Dutch wijk, Old High German wīh (German Weichbild).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wīċ f

  1. settlement, village, dwelling
  2. wick, bay

Descendants[edit]