Weihe

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German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German wīhe, from Old High German wīhī.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vaɪ̯ə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Weihe f (genitive Weihe, plural Weihen)

  1. consecration, any act or procession of making a thing or situation holy
  2. (Christianity, in particular) ordination (Catholic and Orthodox sacrament)

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old High German wīo, from Proto-Germanic *wīwô. Compare Pennsylvania German Woi.

Noun[edit]

Weihe f (genitive Weihe, plural Weihen)

  1. harrier (bird of prey)

Further reading[edit]

  • Weihe” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Weihe in Duden online