weck

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Weck, Wecken (bread roll).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

weck (plural wecks)

  1. kummelweck bread

Derived terms[edit]


Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • wick (some dialects of Ripuarian, including Kölsch)
  • weit (Moselle Franconian)
  • wiet (westernmost Ripuarian)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German (*)wīd, northern variant of wīt, from Proto-Germanic *wīdaz. The word underwent the regular Ripuarian velarisation -īd--igd--eg-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

weck (masculine wegge, feminine weck, comparative wegger, superlative et' weckste)

  1. (some dialects of Ripuarian) far; wide; distant
    Nemm et Auto, der Wääch es ze weck für ze loofe.
    Take the car, the distance is too far to walk.

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

weck

  1. second-person singular imperative of wecken

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened from Middle High German enwec, from Old High German in weg. Compare German weg, Dutch weg, Norwegian Bokmål vekk.

Adverb[edit]

weck

  1. away