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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *wฤซhaz.


๐…๐Œด๐Œน๐Œท๐ƒ โ€ข (weihs)

  1. holy, sacred

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *wฤซhsฤ…, from Proto-Indo-European *weyแธฑ- (โ€œhouse, settlementโ€). Cognates include Sanskrit เคตเคฟเคถเฅ (viล›, โ€œvillage, settlement, tribeโ€), เคตเฅ‡เคถเคƒ (veล›รกแธฅ, โ€œinhabitant, neighborโ€), Ancient Greek ฮฟแผถฮบฮฟฯ‚ (oรฎkos), dialectal ฯฮฟแฟ–ฮบฮฟฯ‚ (woรฎkos, โ€œhouse, dwelling, fence, cageโ€), Latin vฤซcus (โ€œgroup of houses, villageโ€).


๐…๐Œด๐Œน๐Œท๐ƒ โ€ข (weihsn

  1. village
    • 4th century, Ulfilas, Bible, Mark 8:26:
      ๐Œพ๐Œฐ๐Œท ๐Œนฬˆ๐Œฝ๐ƒ๐Œฐ๐Œฝ๐Œณ๐Œน๐Œณ๐Œฐ ๐Œนฬˆ๐Œฝ๐Œฐ ๐Œณ๐Œฟ ๐Œฒ๐Œฐ๐‚๐Œณ๐Œฐ ๐Œนฬˆ๐ƒ ๐Œต๐Œน๐Œธ๐Œฐ๐Œฝ๐Œณ๐ƒ: ๐Œฝ๐Œน ๐Œนฬˆ๐Œฝ ๐Œธ๐Œฐ๐„๐Œฐ ๐…๐Œด๐Œน๐Œท๐ƒ ๐Œฒ๐Œฐ๐Œฒ๐Œฒ๐Œฐ๐Œน๐ƒ, ๐Œฝ๐Œน ๐Œผ๐Œฐ๐Œฝ๐Œฝ๐Œท๐Œฟ๐Œฝ ๐Œต๐Œน๐Œธ๐Œฐ๐Œน๐ƒ ๐Œนฬˆ๐Œฝ ๐Œธ๐Œฐ๐Œผ๐Œผ๐Œฐ ๐…๐Œด๐Œท๐ƒ๐Œฐ.
      Jah insandida ina du garda is, qiรพands: ni in รพata weihs gaggais, ni mannhun qiรพais in รพamma wehsa.
      And he sent him away to his house, saying: do not go into the village, nor tell it to anyone in the village.