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hwæt

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Old English

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *hwa-, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷos, *kʷod. Cognates include Old Frisian hwet, Old Saxon hwat (Dutch wat), Old High German hwaz (German was), Old Norse hvat (Swedish vad), Gothic 𐍈𐌰. The Indo-European root also led to Latin quod and Lithuanian kàd.

Pronoun

hwæt

  1. what

Interjection

hwæt

  1. what!, listen!

Adverb

hwæt

  1. now, indeed

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