-oc

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *-ukaz. Akin to Old Saxon -ik-, Middle Low German -ken, Middle Dutch -kin. More at -kin

Suffix[edit]

-oc m

  1. noun suffix used to form descriptive names from adjectives
    rudduc (ruddock, robin, (lit. "little red one"))
  2. diminuitive suffix
    bealluc (testiculi, (lit. "little balls"))
    bulluc (male calf, bullock)
    buttuc (end, buttock; piece of land)

Descendants[edit]