weh

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German , from Proto-Germanic *wai, from Proto-Indo-European *wai. Compare Dutch wee, English woe, Danish and Swedish ve, Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌹 (wai).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

weh (comparative weher, superlative am wehsten)

  1. sore, painful

Declension[edit]

Interjection[edit]

weh

  1. alas! woe!

References[edit]

  • Cassell's German and English Dictionary (1933)