The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: weg

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Entry definition

weg etymology From Middle Dutch wech, from odt weh, weg, from Proto-Germanic *wegaz, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-. Compare Low German Weg, German Weg, Western Frisian wei, English way, Danish vej, Norwegian veg. pronunciation
  • /ʋɛx/
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noun: {{nl-noun}}
  1. way, road
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  • Afrikaans: weg
adverb: {{nl-adv}}
  1. away
  2. gone, disappeared
  3. (slang) hammered Hij was echt weg toen ("He was really schnockered").

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