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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German we, wach, from Old High German , wa, wah, from Proto-Germanic *wai, whence also Old English (English woe), Old Norse vei.

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NounEdit

Weh n (genitive Wehes or Wehs, plural Wehe)

  1. psychological suffering; misery, woe
  2. (less commonly) physical suffering, pain

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Cassell's German and English Dictionary (1933)

Further readingEdit

  • Weh in Duden online

HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Weh n (plural Weh)

  1. wound; injury

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Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German Weh, Dutch wee, English woe.

NounEdit

Weh n

  1. soreness, pain