wefan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *webaną, from Proto-Indo-European *webʰ- (to weave, braid). Germanic cognates include Old Frisian weva, Middle Low German wēven (German Low German węven), Dutch weven, Old High German weban (German weben), Old Norse vefa (Swedish väva). The Indo-European root is also the source of Sanskrit उभ्नाति (ubhnāti, entwine), Ancient Greek ὑφαίνω (huphaínō, weave), Tocharian A wäp- (weave). Webbian, as well as modern English web and wasp, are related.

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wefan

  1. to weave

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