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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German wecchen, from Proto-Germanic *wakjaną (to wake up, to awaken).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛkŋ̩/, /ˈvɛkən/
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  • Hyphenation: we‧cken

VerbEdit

wecken (third-person singular simple present weckt, past tense weckte, past participle geweckt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to wake, to wake up
    • 1919, Walther Kabel, Irrende Seelen, Werner Dietsch Verlag, page 16:
      Erst die helle Sonne, die mein Zimmer in eine Fülle von Licht tauchte, weckte mich.
      Only the bright sun, which bathed by room in an abundance of light, woke me up.

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Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon wekkian, from Proto-Germanic *wakjaną. Compare English watch, Dutch wekken. Also related to waken.

VerbEdit

wecken (past weck, past participle weckt, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. (transitive) To wake, to wake up.

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *wekken, from Proto-Germanic *wakjaną.

VerbEdit

wecken

  1. to wake, to cause to wake up

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This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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Further readingEdit

  • wecken”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • wecken”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929