weihen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wīhen, from Old High German wīhen, from Proto-Germanic *wīhijaną (to hallow). Cognate with Dutch wijden. https://www.dwds.de/wb/weihen#et-1

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvaɪ̯ən/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wei‧hen

Verb[edit]

weihen (third-person singular simple present weiht, past tense weihte, past participle geweiht, auxiliary haben)

  1. (chiefly religion) to consecrate
  2. (Christianity, in particular) to ordinate (a priest)

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