gewealcan

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ga- (perfective prefix) + *walkaną (to twist, turn, roll about, stomp, full), from Proto-Indo-European *wolg-, *welg- (to bend, twist, run, roll), equivalent to ġe- +‎ wealcan. Cognate with Old High German walchan (to full, press), Old Norse valka (to wander about), Old English weallian (to roam about, ramble).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jeˈwæ͜ɑl.kɑn/, [jeˈwæ͜ɑɫ.kɑn]

Verb[edit]

ġewealcan

  1. to go, traverse
  2. to roll; roll together; press together

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: walk