See also: wagen, Wagen, and Wägen

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German wegen, from Old High German wegan, from Proto-Germanic *weganą[1], from Proto-Indo-European *wéǵʰe-, *weǵʰ-. Compare Dutch wegen, English weigh, Danish veje, Swedish väga.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vɛːɡən/, /vɛːɡn̩/ (standard; used naturally in western Germany and Switzerland)
  • IPA(key): /veːɡən/, /veːɡn̩/ (overall more common; particularly northern and eastern regions)
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  • Hyphenation: wä‧gen

VerbEdit

wägen (class 3 strong, third-person singular simple present wägt, past tense wog, past participle gewogen, auxiliary haben)

  1. to weigh something

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989) , “wägen”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, →ISBN

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