wealdan

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *waldaną. Cognate with Old Saxon waldan, Old High German waltan (German walten), Old Norse valda (Swedish vålla), Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌻𐌳𐌰𐌽.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

wealdan

  1. to rule, manage, control, wield
    He weoldon wælstowe. They commanded the field. (Beowulf)

ConjugationEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

(3 singular present wielt, 3 singular preterite wēold, preterite plural wēoldon, past participle wealden)

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 2 December 2013, at 16:09