From Middle English weyk, wayk, weik, waik, from Old Norse veikr, from Proto-Germanic *waikwaz, from Proto-Indo-European *weyk-. Cognate with Old English wāc, Saterland Frisian wook, West Frisian weak, Dutch week, German weich, Norwegian veik, Swedish vek, Icelandic veikur. Related to Old English wīcan. week, and wick.
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