wellen

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

wellen (past singular welde, past participle geweld)

  1. to soak, to soften by putting into water

ConjugationEdit


Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

A merger of Proto-Germanic *wiljaną (to want) (whence also Old Saxon willian, Old English willan, Old Norse vilja, Gothic 𐍅𐌹𐌻𐌾𐌰𐌽 (wiljan)) and Proto-Germanic *waljaną (to choose, select) (whence Old Norse velja), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wel-.

VerbEdit

wellen

  1. to want
  2. to choose

DescendantsEdit

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