wanen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *wānen, from Proto-Germanic *wēnijaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wanen (past singular waande, past participle gewaand)

  1. to (falsely) believe

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wanen

  1. Plural form of waan

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English wānian

Verb[edit]

wanen

  1. to moan, to wail, to complain
  2. (figuratively, of a bell) to sound
  3. to lament, to bewail