overvælde

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From over (over) +‎ vælde (gush, whelm), after Middle Low German overwelden. Compare German überwältigen (overwhelm).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔvərvɛldə/, [ˈɑwɐˌvɛlˀə]

Verb[edit]

overvælde (imperative overvæld, infinitive at overvælde, present tense overvælder, past tense overvældede, past participle er/har overvældet)

  1. overwhelm
  2. overcome (to overwhelm with emotion)
  3. overvælde nogen med nogetload somebody with something; shower something on somebody

Derived terms[edit]