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  • (roman numeral): IC, XCIX, xcix


  1. (informal) A Roman numeral representing ninety-nine (99).
  • Previous: iic (ninety-eight, 98)
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  1. (Classical K'iche') chile
  • icke (poetic)

From Old Dutch ik, from Proto-Germanic *ek. The accusative and dative are Old Dutch , from Proto-Germanic *miz, originally only the dative form.

  • IPA(key): /ɪk/


  1. I
  • Dutch: ik
    • Afrikaans: ek
    • Berbice Creole Dutch: eke
    • Jersey Dutch: äk
    • Petjo: ik
    • Skepi Creole Dutch: ek
  • “ic”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E., Verdam, J. (1885–1929) “ic”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN


  1. Alternative form of I (I)
  • ih, ichNorthumbrian
  • iċċ
  • ᛁᚳ (ic)Ruthwell Cross

From Proto-West Germanic *ik, from Proto-Germanic *ik, unstressed form of *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

  • IPA(key): /it͡ʃ/
  • IPA(key): /ik/

  1. I
    • c. 990, Wessex Gospels, John 6:20
    • The Life of Saint Margaret
  • In modern English, object pronouns are often used as subjects in a wide variety of circumstances ("Me and her are friends", "you're as big as me"). In Old English, only subject pronouns were used as subjects (except with a small class of verbs such as līcian, mǣtan, and twēoġan, which took dative or accusative subjects with nouns and pronouns alike). Thus "me and her are friends" was and hēo sind ġefrīend, literally "I and she are friends."

  • Southern Middle English: ich
    • English: ich (obsolete since 19th century)
    • Yola: ich (revived)
  • Northern Middle English: ik
    • Scots: ik (rare)
  • Later Middle English: I
    • English: I
    • Scots: A, I

From Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. Compare Old Frisian ik, Old English , Old Dutch ik, Old High German ih, Old Norse ek, Gothic 𐌹𐌺 (ik).


  1. Alternative spelling of ik
  • Low German: ik

Borrowed from Hungarian ék.

ic n (plural icuri)

  1. wedge

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