See also: Wät, waet, and ƿæt

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ƿǣtwynn spelling
  • wēt --- Anglian

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *wētaz. Cognate with Old Frisian wēt, Old Norse vátr; ultimately related to English water. Also akin to Old Armenian գետ (get, river). Compare Luwian [script needed] (wida-, wet) (Proto-Indo-European *wed-o-).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

wǣt

  1. wet

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: weet

NounEdit

wǣt n

  1. a drink, a liquid