See also: Wolle

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

wolle

  1. first/third-person singular subjunctive I of wollen

HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

wolle

  1. to want
    Ich will es aach net meh wieder dun.
    I don't want to do it again.
    Ich wolld die Affe sihn.
    I wanted to see the monkeys.

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English wull, from Proto-Germanic *wullō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wĺ̥h₁neh₂.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wolle (plural wolles)

  1. wool (coat of sheep), especially when used to make fabric
    • c. 1395, John Wycliffe, John Purvey [et al.], transl., Bible (Wycliffite Bible (later version), MS Lich 10.)‎[1], published c. 1410, Apocalips 1:14, page 117v; republished as Wycliffe's translation of the New Testament, Lichfield: Bill Endres, 2010:
      ⁊ þe heed of him ⁊ his heeris weren whiyt as whiyt wolle .· ⁊ as ſnow / ⁊ þe iȝen of him as flawme of fier .·
      And his head and his hairs were white, like white wool or snow, and his eyes were like fire's flame.
  2. Shorn wool, especially stockpiled in bulk.
  3. Woollen garments or clothing; woolwear.
  4. Sheepskin; the skin of sheep.
  5. (rare) Other woolen goods; woollens.
  6. (rare) Other fibres (substituting wool)
  7. (rare) The flesh or innards of fruit.

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: wool
  • Scots: woll, wol, wow, wo, oull, owll, owl, oo

ReferencesEdit


Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German wollen, Dutch willen, English will.

VerbEdit

wolle

  1. to want to do something
  2. to intend to
  3. to want

Usage notesEdit

  • Used as a modal verb.

ConjugationEdit


Saterland FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian willa, from Proto-West Germanic *willjan, from Proto-Germanic *wiljaną, from Proto-Indo-European *welh₁-.

VerbEdit

wolle

  1. to want

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian willa, from Proto-West Germanic *willjan, from Proto-Germanic *wiljaną, from Proto-Indo-European *welh₁-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

wolle

  1. to want
  2. to want to, to be willing to (as used with infinitive object)

InflectionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • wolle (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011