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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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-

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English wēoce.

NounEdit

weike

  1. Alternative form of weke (wick)