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Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

SuffixEdit

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

DescendantsEdit

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