wollen

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wollen (not comparable)

  1. woolen, woollen

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Adjective[edit]

wollen (not comparable)

  1. woolen, woollen
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German wollen, wöllen, wullen, wellen, from Old High German wollen, wellen, from a blend of Proto-Germanic *wiljaną and *waljaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wel-. Compare Low German willen, Dutch willen, English will, West Frisian wolle, Danish ville. See also wählen.

Verb[edit]

wollen (irregular, third-person singular simple present will, past tense wollte, past participle wollen or gewollt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive or intransitive, past participle: “gewollt) To want; to wish; to desire; to demand.
  2. (auxiliary, past participle: “wollen) To want (to do something).
    Ich will gehen. — “I want to go.”
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