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Old EnglishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *wihtiz, “a being”. Cognate with Old Saxon wiht, Dutch wicht, Old High German wiht (German Wicht), Old Norse vættr (exceptional creature), vætr, véttr, or vétr (Danish vætte, Swedish vätte), Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌹𐌷𐍄𐍃 (waihts).

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wiht f, n (nominative plural wihte)

  1. creature, person, thing, being

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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *wihtiz. Cognate with Middle Low German wicht, Dutch wicht, gewicht, Old Norse vætt (compare also Danish vægt, Norwegian vekt); Old High German giwihti (German Gewicht).

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wiht f

  1. weight
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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *wihtiz. Cognate with Old English wiht, Dutch wicht, Old High German wiht (German Wicht), Old Norse vættr (exceptional creature), vætr, véttr, or vétr (Danish vætte, Swedish vätte), Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌹𐌷𐍄𐍃 (waihts).

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NounEdit

wiht n, f

  1. creature, person, thing, being

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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