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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *wakaną, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵ- (to be strong). Cognate with Old High German wahhen, Old Norse vaka, Danish våge, Dutch waken, German wachen. Akin to Latin vigil.

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wacan

  1. to awake, arise, originate, to be born

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  • Middle English: waken

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AdjectiveEdit

wacan

  1. perfect