wel-

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Dutch[edit]

Prefix[edit]

wel-

  1. well-

Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *wel-, *wela-, *wala- (well), from Proto-Indo-European *wel-, *wol- (at will, well).

Prefix[edit]

wel-

  1. (added to nouns, verbs, adjectives and pronouns) well, good, well-; abundantly; very, exceedingly; every
    weldǣd "good-deed, kindness"
    welboren "well-born, noble"
    wellīcian "to well-please"
    welhwǣr "everywhere"

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