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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ- (to ride). Cognate with Ancient Greek ἔχος (ekhos), Sanskrit वहति (vahati), Persian وز (vaz), Old English wegan.

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VerbEdit

present active vehō, present infinitive vehere, perfect active vexī, supine vectum

  1. I carry, bear, convey, transport
  2. (passive) I ride; I am borne.

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May be used to mean carried by a person, riding a horse, ferried by ship, and many other means of conveyance.

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Last modified on 18 January 2014, at 08:29