kwaljan


kwaljan
*kwaljan
germ., schwach. Verb:
nhd. quälen, töten;
ne. torment (Verb), kill;
Rekontruktionsbasis: an., ae., as., ahd.;
Hinweis: s. *kwelan;
Etymologie:
idg. *gʷel- (1), Verb, Substantiv, stechen, Schmerz, Qual, Tod, Pokorny 470;
Weiterleben:
an. kvel-ja, schwach. Verb (1), plagen, martern, quälen;
Weiterleben:
ae. cwėl-l-an, schwach. Verb (1), töten;
Weiterleben:
ae. *cyl-l-an, schwach. Verb (1), töten;
Weiterleben:
as. kwėl-l-ian* 7, quėl-l-ian*, schwach. Verb (1b), martern, töten;
Weiterleben:
ahd. kwellen* 25, quellen*, schwach. Verb (1b), quälen, plagen, martern, züchtigen, strafen, töten, morden, umbringen;
nhd. quälen, schwach. Verb, quälen, Schmerz erleiden, peinigen, DW 13, 2302;
Literatur: Falk\/Torp 62, Seebold 313

Germanisches Wörterbuch . 2014.

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