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Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

wǣt

  1. wet

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: weet

NounEdit

wǣt n

  1. a drink, a liquid