weichen

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: Weichen

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvaɪ̯çn̩/, /ˈvaɪ̯çən/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German wīchan, from Proto-Germanic *wīkwaną.

Verb[edit]

weichen (class 1 strong, third-person singular simple present weicht, past tense wich, past participle gewichen, past subjunctive wiche, auxiliary sein)

  1. (intransitive) to wane
  2. (transitive, intransitive, with dative or vor) to yield
Conjugation[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old High German weihhen, from Proto-Germanic *waikwijaną. Related to the adjective weich.

Verb[edit]

weichen (third-person singular simple present weicht, past tense weichte, past participle geweicht, auxiliary haben)

  1. to soak
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

weichen

  1. inflection of weich:
    1. strong genitive masculine/neuter singular
    2. weak/mixed genitive/dative all-gender singular
    3. strong/weak/mixed accusative masculine singular
    4. strong dative plural
    5. weak/mixed all-case plural