wacian

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wakjaną, whence also Old High German wahhēn, Old Norse vaka. Doublet of wæċċan (essentially the same word, perhaps a Northumbrian form), which led to modern English watch.

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wacian

  1. to be awake
  2. to keep watch

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