weike

Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse veikr, cognate with Old English wīcan ‎(to yield). From the root Proto-Indo-European *weik- ‎(to bend, wind).

AdjectiveEdit

weike

  1. weak, pliant, fragile, lacking physical rigidity

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • The American Heritage Dictionary: Fourth Edition. 2000. Appendix 1. Indo-European Roots weik-
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