wesp

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch wespe, from Old Dutch *wespa, with metathesis from Proto-Germanic *wepsō-, from Proto-Indo-European *wobʰseh₂ ‎(wasp), from *webʰ- ‎(weave).

Cognate with German Wespe, Low German Wösp, English wasp.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wesp f, m ‎(plural wespen, diminutive wespje n)

  1. wasp, Vespa

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Vilamovian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wesp

From Middle High German wespe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wesp f (plural wespa)

  1. wasp