wiegen

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wiegen ‎(past singular wiegde, past participle gewiegd)

  1. to rock, to sway

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Inflection of wiegen (weak)
infinitive wiegen
past singular wiegde
past participle gewiegd
infinitive wiegen
gerund wiegen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular wieg wiegde
2nd person sing. (jij) wiegt wiegde
2nd person sing. (u) wiegt wiegde
2nd person sing. (gij) wiegt wiegde
3rd person singular wiegt wiegde
plural wiegen wiegden
subjunctive sing.1 wiege wiegde
subjunctive plur.1 wiegen wiegden
imperative sing. wieg
imperative plur.1 wiegt
participles wiegend gewiegd
1) Archaic.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈviːɡən/, [ˈviːɡn̩], [ˈviːɡŋ̩]
  • Hyphenation: wie‧gen
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German wegen, from Old High German wegan, from Proto-Germanic *weganą, from Proto-Indo-European *wéǵʰe-, *weǵʰ-. Although the base word now has -ie-, derived terms such as bewegen retain the -e-. Compare Dutch wegen, English weigh, Danish veje, Icelandic vega.

Verb[edit]

wiegen ‎(class 2 strong, third-person singular simple present wiegt, past tense wog, past participle gewogen, past subjunctive wöge, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to weigh; to measure the weight; to balance
  2. (intransitive or reflexive) to weigh; to be of a certain weight
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German wigen, from wige ‎(cradle) (modern Wiege).

Verb[edit]

wiegen ‎(third-person singular simple present wiegt, past tense wiegte, past participle gewiegt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive or reflexive) to move (something) from side to side; to sway; to shake; to rock
  2. (transitive) to chop (e.g. herbs); to mince
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