wicca

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Finnish[edit]

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wicca

  1. Wicca (neo-pagan religion)
  2. Wiccan (follower of this religion)

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wicca f (invariable)

  1. Wicca

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From Proto-Germanic *wikjô (necromancer, sorcerer).[1]

Further etymology uncertain; apparently from Proto-Indo-European *weik- (separate, divide), conjectured to be because of early Germanic divinatory practices to do with casting lots.


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wiċċa m

  1. wizard, sorcerer, magician, druid, necromancer
    • circa 890, Ælfred, Domboc, Prologue
      Ða fæmnan þe gewuniað onfon gealdorcræftigan ⁊ scinlæcan ⁊ wiccan, ne læt þu ða libban.
      Women who are accustomed to receiving enchanters and sorceresses and witches, do not let them live.

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