vælte

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A merger of two related verbs: Old Norse velta (intransitive, strong conjugation), from Proto-Germanic *weltaną. 2. Old Norse velta (transitive, weak conjugation), from Proto-Germanic *waltijaną, cognate with German wälzen, English welt (obsolete). They are both related to the verb *waltaną in German walzen (to waltz) (hence Danish valse).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɛltə/, [ˈʋɛld̥ə]

Verb[edit]

vælte (past tense væltede, past participle væltet)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) to overturn, roll
  2. (reflexive) to roll, wallow (with the preposition i)

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