wafian

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wabōną, *wabjaną (to wander, sway), from Proto-Indo-European *webʰ- (to move to and fro, wander). More at wave.

Verb[edit]

wafian

  1. to wave
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *waifōną, *waibōną. Related to Old English wifer (missile, arrow, dart).

Verb[edit]

wāfian

  1. (intransitive) To be agitated, astonished, amazed.
  2. (transitive) To gaze at, wonder at, admire; hesitate.
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