wechseln

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wëhseln, from Old High German *wehsalōn, from Proto-Germanic *wihslōną, from Proto-Indo-European *weyk-, *weyḱ- (to change). Compare Dutch wisselen, Luxembourgish wiesselen, dialectal English wissle, more distantly Latin vicis, English week, German Woche.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈvɛksl̩n]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wech‧seln

Verb[edit]

wechseln (weak, third-person singular present wechselt, past tense wechselte, past participle gewechselt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to change, to exchange
  2. to switch
  3. to swap
  4. to vary
  5. to shift

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Further reading[edit]

  • wechseln” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • wechseln” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • wechseln” in Duden online
  • wechseln” in OpenThesaurus.de