See also: welt

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German welt, assimilative contraction of older werlt, from Old High German weralt, from Proto-West Germanic *weraldi, from Proto-Germanic *weraldiz. Cognate to English world, Dutch wereld, Swedish värld.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vɛlt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛlt
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NounEdit

Welt f (genitive Welt, plural Welten)

  1. world
    • Georg Büchner, Dantons Tod. Ein Drama (Condor Bibliothek im Apollo Verlag, Lindau, p. 50)
      CAMILLE: Die Welt ist der Ewige Jude, das Nichts ist der Tod, aber er ist unmöglich.
      The world is the Eternal Jew, the vacuum (Nought) is Death, but that is impossible.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Welt” in Duden online
  • Welt” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Welt f (plural Welte)

  1. world

Further readingEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German weralt, from Proto-West Germanic *weraldi, from Proto-Germanic *weraldiz. Cognate with German Welt, Dutch wereld, English world.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Welt f (plural Welten)

  1. world

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German Welt, Dutch wereld, English world, Swedish värld.

NounEdit

Welt f (plural Welder)

  1. world

Derived termsEdit