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hweol

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hwehwlą, from a Proto-Indo-European *kʷekʷlóm, *kʷékʷlos < *kʷel- (going around). Compare the Old Frisian hwēl, Old Saxon hwiol, Old Norse hvél, hjól, whence Danish hjul.

NounEdit

hwēol n

  1. wheel

DescendantsEdit