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Wallen

Wallen

See also: wallen and Wällen

German

Noun

Wallen

  1. plural of Wall

wallen

wallen

See also: Wallen and Wällen

Dutch

Noun

wallen

  1. Plural form of wal

German

Etymology 1

From Middle High German wallen, from Old High German wallan (spin, twist, dance).

Verb

wallen (third-person singular simple present wallt, past tense wallte, past participle gewallt, auxiliary haben or sein)

  1. (of liquids) to move violently
    Wenn die Milch im Topf zu wallen beginnt, kocht sie schnell über.
    When the milk in the pot begins to move violently, it will quickly boil over.

Etymology 2

From Middle High German wallen, from Old High German wallōn (move in random, be unstable).

Verb

wallen (third-person singular simple present wallt, past tense wallte, past participle gewallt, auxiliary haben or sein)

  1. to go on a pilgrimage
    Noch heute wallen viele gläubige Katholiken regelmäßig nach Lourdes.
    Today, many devout Catholics still regularly travel to Lourdes as pilgrims.

Conjugation