weg

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See also: Weg and weg-

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch wech, from Old Dutch weh, weg, from Proto-Germanic *wegaz, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-. Compare Low German Weg, German Weg, West Frisian wei, English way, Danish vej, Norwegian veg.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

weg m (plural wegen, diminutive wegje n or weggetje n)

  1. way, road

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: weg

Adverb[edit]

weg

  1. away
  2. gone, disappeared
  3. (slang) hammered
    Hij was echt weg toen ("He was really schnockered").

Derived terms[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the German noun Weg.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

weg

  1. away

North Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian wike. Cognates include West Frisian wike.

Noun[edit]

weg m (plural wegen)

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) week
  • iansis a weg
once a week
  • iarst uun a weg, began faan a weg
beginning/start of the week
  • maden uun a weg, maden faan a weg
middle of the week
  • letst uun a weg, aanj faan a weg
middle of the week

Old Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wegaz, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-. Cognate with Old Saxon weg, Old High German weg, Old English weg, Old Norse vegr.

Noun[edit]

weg m

  1. way, path

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wegaz, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-. Germanic cognates include Old Saxon weg, Old Dutch weg, Old High German weg, Old Norse vegr, Gothic 𐍅𐌹𐌲𐍃 (wigs).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

weġ m (nominative plural wegas)

  1. path; road; way

Descendants[edit]


Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wegaz, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-. Cognate with Old Saxon weg, Old Dutch weg, Old English weġ, Old Norse vegr, Gothic 𐍅𐌹𐌲𐍃 (wigs).

Noun[edit]

weg m

  1. way

Descendants[edit]


Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wegaz, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-. Germanic cognates include Old English weġ, Old Dutch weg, Old High German weg, Old Norse vegr, Gothic 𐍅𐌹𐌲𐍃 (wigs).

Noun[edit]

weg m

  1. way; path; road

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Low German: wech
    • Dutch Low Saxon: weg
    • German Low German: Weg
    • Plautdietsch: Wajch