webb

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wabją (whence also Old High German weppi, Old Norse vefr), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *webʰ- (weave). The Indo-European root is also the source of English wasp, due to the insect's woven nests.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

webb n

  1. web
    • 1921, Joseph Bosworth & Thomas Northcote Toller, Bosworth-Toller Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online
      Webbu swā hwilc swā wyfð, and blisse gesihð, gōd ǣrende getācnaþ.
      Whatsoever weaves webs, and sees bliss, configures good by errand (message).

Declension[edit]

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English web. Compare väv.

Noun[edit]

webb c

  1. (uncountable) the World Wide Web
  2. (colloquial) a website (short for webbplats)

Declension[edit]

Declension of webb 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative webb webben webbar webbarna
Genitive webbs webbens webbars webbarnas

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