wiel

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch wiel.

Noun[edit]

wiel (plural wiele)

  1. wheel

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch wiel, from Old Dutch *wiol, from Proto-Germanic *hwehwlą, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷekʷlóm, *kʷékʷlos.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋil/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -il

Noun[edit]

wiel n (plural wielen, diminutive wieltje n or wieletje n)

  1. wheel

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: wiel
  • Papiamentu: wil
  • Sranan Tongo: wiri

Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

wiel

  1. second-person singular imperative of wielen

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch *wiol, from Proto-Germanic *hwehwlą, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷekʷlóm, *kʷékʷlos.

Noun[edit]

wiel n

  1. wheel
    Synonym: rat
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

wiel m

  1. maelstrom, vortex, bottomless spiral
  2. hole caused by a break in a dyke
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