kwellen

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch *kwellen, from Proto-Germanic *kwaljaną. Cognate with German quälen.

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kwellen (past singular kwelde, past participle gekweld)

  1. to torment, trouble
  2. to hurt
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch quellen (to well up; to swell up).

Verb[edit]

kwellen (past singular kwelde, past participle gekweld)

  1. (archaic) to well up
  2. (archaic) to swell up
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