Welt

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German welt, assimilative contraction of older werlt, from Old High German weralt, from Proto-West Germanic *weraldi, from Proto-Germanic *weraldiz. Cognate to English world, Dutch wereld, Swedish värld.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɛlt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛlt
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Noun[edit]

Welt f (genitive Welt, plural Welten)

  1. world
    • Georg Büchner, Dantons Tod. Ein Drama (Condor Bibliothek im Apollo Verlag, Lindau, p. 50)
      CAMILLE: Die Welt ist der Ewige Jude, das Nichts ist der Tod, aber er ist unmöglich.
      The world is the Eternal Jew, the vacuum (Nought) is Death, but that is impossible.

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Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Welt f (plural Welte)

  1. world

Further reading[edit]


Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German weralt, from Proto-West Germanic *weraldi, from Proto-Germanic *weraldiz. Cognate with German Welt, Dutch wereld, English world.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Welt f (plural Welten)

  1. world

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German Welt, Dutch wereld, English world, Swedish värld.

Noun[edit]

Welt f (plural Welder)

  1. world

Derived terms[edit]