weralt

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *weraldiz; surface analyzed as compound of wer (man) + alt (time, age, old) (hence “age of man”), latter short for altar.

Cognate to Old English worold (English world), Old Norse verǫld (Swedish värld), Old Saxon werold, Dutch wereld.

Noun[edit]

weralt f

  1. world

Descendants[edit]