See also: Wesp

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch wesp, from earlier wespe, from Middle Dutch wespe, from Old Dutch *wespa, with metathesis from Proto-Germanic *wepsō-, from Proto-Indo-European *wobʰseh₂ (wasp), from *webʰ- (weave).

NounEdit

wesp (plural wespe)

  1. wasp

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier Modern Dutch wespe, from Middle Dutch wespe, from Old Dutch *wespa, with metathesis from Proto-Germanic *wepsō-, from Proto-Indo-European *wobʰseh₂ (wasp), from *webʰ- (weave).

Cognate with German Wespe, Low German Wösp, English wasp.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʋɛsp/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wesp
  • Rhymes: -ɛsp

NounEdit

wesp f (plural wespen, diminutive wespje n)

  1. wasp, used certain members of the order Hymenoptera, especially of the superfamily Vespoidea

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: wesp

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

wesp

  1. Alternative form of wyspe

VilamovianEdit

EtymologyEdit

 
wesp

From Middle High German wefse, webse, wespe, from Old High German wefsa, from Proto-Germanic *wapsō. Cognate with German Wespe.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wesp f (plural wespa)

  1. wasp