wellen

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See also: Wellen, wëllen, and Wëllen

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch wellen.

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Verb[edit]

wellen

  1. to soak, to soften by putting into water
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of wellen (weak)
infinitive wellen
past singular welde
past participle geweld
infinitive wellen
gerund wellen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular wel welde
2nd person sing. (jij) welt welde
2nd person sing. (u) welt welde
2nd person sing. (gij) welt welde
3rd person singular welt welde
plural wellen welden
subjunctive sing.1 welle welde
subjunctive plur.1 wellen welden
imperative sing. wel
imperative plur.1 welt
participles wellend geweld
1) Archaic.

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

wellen

  1. plural of wel

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈvɛlən]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wel‧len

Verb[edit]

wellen (third-person singular simple present wellt, past tense wellte, past participle gewellt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive or reflexive) to wave

Conjugation[edit]

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

wellen

  1. to well up
  2. to boil

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • wellen (III)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • wellen (IV)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English wiellan. Displaced by modern verb "to boil".

Verb[edit]

wellen (third-person singular simple present welleth, present participle wellende, simple past and past participle wellened)

  1. to boil, to bubble

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A merger of Proto-Germanic *wiljaną (to want) (whence also Old Saxon willian, Old English willan, Old Norse vilja, Gothic 𐍅𐌹𐌻𐌾𐌰𐌽 (wiljan)) and Proto-Germanic *waljaną (to choose, select) (whence Old Norse velja), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *welh₁-.

Verb[edit]

wellen

  1. to want
  2. to choose

Descendants[edit]