wicht

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch wicht, from Old Dutch wiht, from Proto-Germanic *wihtą. Cognate with English wight, German Wicht.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wicht n (plural wichten, diminutive wichtje n)

  1. living being, creature
  2. child
  3. girl

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: wig

Dutch Low Saxon[edit]

Noun[edit]

wicht n (plural wichter)

  1. child
  2. girl, daughter

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

wicht

  1. Second-person plural preterite of weichen.