-oc

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

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-oc m

  1. noun suffix used to form descriptive names from adjectives
    rudduc (ruddock, robin, literally little red one)
  2. diminutive suffix
    bealluc (testicle, literally little ball)
    bulluc (male calf, bullock)
    buttuc (end, buttock; piece of land)

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