From earlier Modern Dutch wespe, 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.
wesp f (plural wespen, diminutive wespje n)
From Middle High German wespe.
wesp f (plural wespa)