See also: Wegge

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Alternative form of wig. From Middle Dutch wegge.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɛ.ɣə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: weg‧ge

NounEdit

wegge f (plural weggen, diminutive weggetje n)

  1. wedge
  2. a wedge-shaped object, like a bread
  3. wheat bread, often a special type of bread, with great regional differences in meaning

Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English wecg, from Proto-Germanic *wagjaz; cognate with Old High German weggi, Old Norse veggr, Dutch wig, German Weck, Lithuanian vagis, perhaps Latin vagina and Old English wecgan.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wegge (plural wegges)

  1. wedge

DescendantsEdit

  • English: wedge
  • Scots: weg, wegge, wadge, waige

See alsoEdit