Middle English, creature, thing, from Old English wiht; akin to Old High German wiht creature, thing, Old Church Slavonic veštĭ thing
Middle English, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse vīgr skilled in fighting (neuter vīgt); akin to Old English wīgan to fight — more at victor
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above
13th century, in the meaning defined above
Wight, Isle of
“Wight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wight. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.
Britannica English: Translation of wight for Arabic Speakers
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