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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hweulō (plural of *hwehwlą) (compare Old Frisian hwēl, Old Saxon hwiol, Old Norse hvél, hjól, whence Danish hjul), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷékʷléh₂, plural of *kʷekʷlóm, *kʷékʷlos (wheel) (compare Ancient Greek κύκλος (kúklos, cycle, wheel)), from *kʷel- (going around).

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NounEdit

hwēol n

  1. wheel

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