wadan

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From Proto-Germanic *wadaną, from Proto-Indo-European *wedʰ-, *wadʰ-. Cognate with Old Frisian wada, Middle Dutch waden (Dutch waden), Old High German watan (German waten), Old Norse vaða (Icelandic vaða, Swedish vada). The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin vādō (I go), vadum (a ford).

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wadan

  1. to go, to advance, to travel
    • Ƿod þa ƿiges heard, ƿæpen up ahof.
      A battle-hard man advanced, raised up his weapon.
      (Battle of Maldon)

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Old Saxon[edit]

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From Proto-Germanic *wadaną.

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wadan

  1. to go, to wander

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