See also: VAE, -vae, va'e, and -vä

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

vae (plural vaes)

  1. Alternative form of voe (sea inlet)

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *wai, from Proto-Indo-European *wai. Cognate with German weh, English woe.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

vae

  1. woe, alas
    Vae victīs!Woe to the conquered!
    Vae, putō deus fīō.Dear me, I think I'm becoming a god.

Usage notesEdit

Takes the dative.

DescendantsEdit

  • Sicilian: vai

ReferencesEdit


Palu'eEdit

 
vae

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

NounEdit

vae

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

vae

  1. Obsolete spelling of vai

PukapukanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *waqe, from Proto-Oceanic *waqe, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *waqay, from Proto-Austronesian *waqay, doublet of *qaqay.

NounEdit

vae

  1. (anatomy) leg, foot (of human or animal)
  2. foot (projection on equipment)
  3. hand (pointer of an analogue clock)

Further readingEdit


Rapa NuiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *wahe.

VerbEdit

vae

  1. choose

TokelauanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈva.e/
  • Hyphenation: va‧e

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *waqe. Cognates include Hawaiian wae and Samoan vae.

NounEdit

vae

  1. leg, foot
  2. footing, base

VerbEdit

vae

  1. (intransitive) to walk, go
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *wahe. Cognates include Maori wae and Samoan vae.

VerbEdit

vae

  1. (transitive) to divide

ReferencesEdit

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[1], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 416