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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German walten, from Old High German waltan, from Proto-Germanic *waldaną (to reign), from Proto-Indo-European *waldʰ- (to be strong, be powerful, prevail, possess).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈvaltn̩]
  • Hyphenation: wal‧ten
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VerbEdit

walten (third-person singular simple present waltet, past tense waltete, past participle gewaltet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to rule over, to exercise
  2. (intransitive) to prevail

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