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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *wīk-, from Latin vicus (village), from Proto-Indo-European (compare Ancient Greek οἶκος (oîkos), Albanian vis (place, land, country), Gothic 𐍅𐌴𐌹𐌷𐍃 (weihs)). Cognate with Old Frisian wīk, Old English wīc (English wick), Dutch wijk, Old High German wīh (German Weichbild).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wīk f

  1. settlement, village, dwelling

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Low German: wîk

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English week.

Noun[edit]

wik

  1. week
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 2:3 (translation here):
      Na God i tambuim de namba 7 na em i tok olsem de namba 7 bilong olgeta wik em i bikpela de bilong em yet, long wanem, em i wokim pinis olgeta samting na long dispela de em i malolo.


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