wæg

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wēgaz “wave”. Cognate with Old Norse vágr “sea”, Swedish våg “wave”, German Woge “wave”.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wǣġ m (nominative plural wǣgas)

  1. wave, water (clarification of this Old English definition is being sought)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected forms.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wæġ

  1. First-person singular preterite of wegan
  2. Third-person singular preterite of wegan

References[edit]

  1. ^ Friedrich Kluge, “Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache” , 22. Auflage, 1989, bearbeitet von Elmar Seebold, ISBN 3-11-006800-1