-wich

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English wīc (abode, dwelling-place), an early borrowing from Latin vicus (village), cognate with Gothic weihs (weihs), Old High German wih (village, settlement).

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Suffix[edit]

-wich

  1. in placenames, “village, settlement, hamlet”

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