Woold

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German Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Woolt (in many dialects, including Low Prussian)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German wōlt/wōld, from Old Saxon wald, from Proto-Germanic *walþuz, whence also Old English weald, Old Norse völlr. The A became O through the influence of the velarised L in the same manner as in Dutch woud.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Woold m

  1. (in many dialects, including Low Prussian) a wood, a forest

Saterland Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

Woold

  1. forest