wecken

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German[edit]

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From Old High German wecchen, from Proto-Germanic *wakjaną(to wake up, to awaken).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛkŋ̩/, /ˈvɛkən/
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  • Hyphenation: we‧cken

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wecken ‎(third-person singular simple present weckt, past tense weckte, past participle geweckt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to wake, to wake up
    • 1919, Walther Kabel, Irrende Seelen, Werner Dietsch Verlag, page 16:
      Erst die helle Sonne, die mein Zimmer in eine Fülle von Licht tauchte, weckte mich.
      Only the bright sun, which bathed by room in an abundance of light, woke me up.

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon wekkian, from Proto-Germanic *wakjaną. Compare English watch, Dutch wekken. Also related to waken.

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wecken ‎(past weck, past participle weckt, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. (transitive) To wake, to wake up.

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