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PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

weh

  1. Alternative form of wah

Usage notesEdit

The word is often extended, for instance "wehhhhhhh", "weeeeeeh", etc.

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GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German , from Proto-Germanic *wai, from Proto-Indo-European *wai. Compare Dutch wee, English woe, Danish and Swedish ve, Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌹 (wai).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

weh (comparative weher, superlative am wehsten)

  1. sore, painful

DeclensionEdit

InterjectionEdit

weh

  1. alas! woe!

ReferencesEdit

  • Cassell's German and English Dictionary (1933)