weven

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch wēven, from Old Dutch wevan, from Proto-West Germanic *weban, from Proto-Germanic *webaną, from Proto-Indo-European *webʰ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋeː.və(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: we‧ven

Verb[edit]

weven

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to weave

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of weven (weak with strong past participle)
infinitive weven
past singular weefde
past participle geweven
infinitive weven
gerund weven n
present tense past tense
1st person singular weef weefde
2nd person sing. (jij) weeft weefde
2nd person sing. (u) weeft weefde
2nd person sing. (gij) weeft weefde
3rd person singular weeft weefde
plural weven weefden
subjunctive sing.1 weve weefde
subjunctive plur.1 weven weefden
imperative sing. weef
imperative plur.1 weeft
participles wevend geweven
1) Archaic.

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch wevan, from Proto-West Germanic *weban.

Verb[edit]

wēven

  1. to weave

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Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: weven
  • Limburgish: waeve

Further reading[edit]

  • “weven (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek[1], 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “weven (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page I

Middle English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Old English wefan. The past forms are sometimes influenced by Old Norse vefa.

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Verb[edit]

weven

  1. To interlace; to weave:
    1. To weave (interlace thread).
    2. To make a spiderweb or cobweb.
    3. To interlace sticks (into a structure).
  2. To ornament with sewing or needlework.
  3. To put together; to build.
  4. (rare, figurative) To cast a shadow.
  5. (rare) To ensnare in conflict.
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This verb sometimes appears as a weak verb, but this is uncommon and late.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse veifa and Old English wǣfan, both ultimately from Proto-Germanic *waibijaną.

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

weven

  1. To weave about; to move erratically.
  2. To move or travel; to go.
  3. To dismember; to decapitate.
  4. To cause to move; to disrupt something's position.
  5. To surrender; to acknowledge defeat.
  6. To enclose; to surround with material.
  7. (rare) To renounce or forego an action.
  8. (rare) To indicate or wave towards.
  9. (rare) To cause agony or anguish.
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