wolcen

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wulkną, *wulkō, *wulkô (cloud), from Proto-Indo-European *welg-, *welk- (wet, moist). Cognate with Old Frisian wolken, Old Saxon wolkan (Dutch wolk ‘cloud’), Old High German wolka (German Wolke ‘cloud’). More at welk.

Noun[edit]

wolcen n

  1. cloud; clouds
  2. sky, heavens
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wulk-, from Proto-Germanic *walkaną (to twist, roll), from Proto-Indo-European *walg-, *walk- (to twist). More at walk.

Noun[edit]

wolcen n

  1. a convolution, ball, lump
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