wæg

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wēgaz “wave”. Cognate with Old Norse vágr “sea”, Swedish våg “wave”, German Woge “wave”.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wǣġ m (nominative plural wǣgas)

  1. wave, water (clarification of this definition is being sought)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected forms.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wæġ

  1. First-person singular preterite of wegan
  2. Third-person singular preterite of wegan

Etymology 3[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Germanic *wajjuz.

Noun[edit]

wǣġ m

  1. A wall, usually of a building
  2. Alternative form of wāg

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989), Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, ISBN 3-11-006800-1