wealdan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *waldaną. Cognate with Old Saxon waldan, Old High German waltan (German walten), Old Norse valda (Swedish vålla), Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌻𐌳𐌰𐌽.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wealdan

  1. to rule, manage, control, wield
    He weoldon wælstowe. They commanded the field. (Beowulf)

Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

(3 singular present wielt, 3 singular preterite wēold, preterite plural wēoldon, past participle wealden)

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