Etymology of "Wicca"

Here is the complete expansion of the Indo-European root of the word "witch", from THE AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARY OF INDO-EUROPEAN ROOTS, revised & edited by Calvert Watkins (Houghton Mifflin Co.: Boston, 1985; ISBN 0-395-36070-6):

WEIK- [1]. Clan (social unit above the household).

WEIK- [2]. In words connected with magic and religious notions (in Germanic and Latin).

WEIK- [3]. To be like.

WEIK- [4]. Also WEIG-. To bend, wind.

WEIK- [5]. To fight, conquer.

Last amended June 11, 1989 -- Page NEXTRECORD