See also: Wellen, wëllen, and Wëllen

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛlən

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch wellen, Old Dutch *wellen, from Proto-West Germanic *wallijan.

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VerbEdit

wellen

  1. to soak, to soften by putting into water
InflectionEdit
Inflection of wellen (weak)
infinitive wellen
past singular welde
past participle geweld
infinitive wellen
gerund wellen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular wel welde
2nd person sing. (jij) welt welde
2nd person sing. (u) welt welde
2nd person sing. (gij) welt welde
3rd person singular welt welde
plural wellen welden
subjunctive sing.1 welle welde
subjunctive plur.1 wellen welden
imperative sing. wel
imperative plur.1 welt
participles wellend geweld
1) Archaic.

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

wellen

  1. plural of wel

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈvɛlən]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wel‧len

VerbEdit

wellen (weak, third-person singular present wellt, past tense wellte, past participle gewellt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive or reflexive) to wave

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *wellen, from Proto-West Germanic *wallijan.

VerbEdit

wellen

  1. to well up
  2. to boil

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: wellen
  • Limburgish: wèlle

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English wiellan, from Proto-West Germanic *wallijan. Displaced by modern verb "to boil".

VerbEdit

wellen (third-person singular simple present welleth, present participle wellende, first-/third-person singular past indicative and past participle welled)

  1. to boil, to bubble

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Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *walljan.

VerbEdit

wellen

  1. to choose

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Further readingEdit

  • wellen”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old High GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

A merger of Proto-West Germanic *willjan (to want) and Proto-West Germanic *walljan (to choose, select).

VerbEdit

wellen

  1. to want
  2. to choose

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Köbler, Gerhard, Althochdeutsches Wörterbuch, (6. Auflage) 2014
  2. Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer, Second Edition