weit

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch weit, weet, from Old Dutch *weit, *wēt, from Proto-Germanic *hwaitijaz, from *hwītaz ‎(white).

Cognate with Low German Weten, West Frisian weet, German Weizen, English wheat.

Noun[edit]

weit f ‎(uncountable)

  1. wheat

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wīt, from Old High German wīt, from Proto-Germanic *wīdaz. Compare Low German wied, Dutch wijd, English wide, Danish vid.

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Adjective[edit]

weit ‎(comparative weiter, superlative am weitesten)

  1. wide
  2. large
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 33/2010, page 83:
      Seit Ende Juli hat der Monsunregen die Flüsse in weiten Teilen Pakistans über die Ufer treten lassen und ganze Provinzen in Seen verwandelt.
      Since end of July the monsoon rain has made the rivers overflow their banks in large parts of Pakistan and turned whole provinces into lakes.

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Adverb[edit]

weit

  1. far

External links[edit]

  • weit in Duden online

Luxembourgish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From the inflected forms of Old High German *wīd, northern variant of wīt. Etymologically the same word as wäit ‎(far), which is from the uninflected form.

Adjective[edit]

weit ‎(masculine weiden, neuter weit, comparative méi weit or weider, superlative am weitsten)

  1. wide; not narrow

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Verb[edit]

weit

  1. inflection of weien:
    1. third-person singular simple present
    2. second-person plural simple present
    3. second-person plural imperative