wagnaz


wagnaz
s. wagna-;

Germanisches Wörterbuch . 2014.

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  • wegh- — To go, transport in a vehicle. Oldest form *weg̑h , becoming *wegh in centum languages. Derivatives include weight, away, wagon, earwig, devious, trivial, and vex. 1. weigh1, from Old English …   Universalium

  • waggon — [16] Waggon was borrowed from Dutch wagen. It has gradually replaced the native English form wain ‘waggon’ [OE]. Both words go back via prehistoric Germanic *wagnaz, *wegnaz to Indo European *woghnos, *weghnos, a derivative of the base *wogh ,… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • wagon — (n.) 1520s, from M.Du. wagen, waghen, from P.Gmc. *wagnaz (Cf. O.E. wægn, Mod.Eng. wain, O.S., O.H.G. wagan, O.N. vagn, O.Fris. wein, Ger. Wagen), from PIE *woghnos, from *wegh to carry, to move (Cf. Skt. vahanam …   Etymology dictionary

  • wain — (n.) O.E. wægn wheeled vehicle, from P.Gmc. *wagnaz (see WAGON (Cf. wagon)). Largely fallen from use by c.1600, but kept alive by poets, who found it easier to rhyme on than wagon. As a name for the Big Dipper/Plough, it is from Old English (see… …   Etymology dictionary

  • wagna- — *wagna , *wagnaz germ., stark. Maskulinum (a): nhd. Wagen ( Maskulinum); ne. cart (Neutrum); Rekontruktionsbasis: krimgot., an., ae., afries., anfrk., as., ahd.; …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • waggon — [16] Waggon was borrowed from Dutch wagen. It has gradually replaced the native English form wain ‘waggon’ [OE]. Both words go back via prehistoric Germanic *wagnaz, *wegnaz to Indo European *woghnos, *weghnos, a derivative of the base *wogh ,… …   Word origins


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