GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German wīhen, from Old High German wīhen, from Proto-Germanic *wīhijaną (to hallow). Cognate with Dutch wijden.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvaɪ̯ən/
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  • Hyphenation: wei‧hen

VerbEdit

weihen (third-person singular simple present weiht, past tense weihte, past participle geweiht, auxiliary haben)

  1. to dedicate to a cause or purpose
  2. to consecrate
  3. to ordain, to invest someone into a religious office

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