hwat

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Middle English[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hwat

  1. (chiefly in Early Middle English) Alternative spelling of what

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hwat, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷod. Compare Old English hwæt, Old Frisian hwet, Old High German hwaz, Old Norse hvat, Gothic 𐍈𐌰 (ƕa).

Pronoun[edit]

hwat n

  1. what

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Low German: wat