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wanken

wanken

German

Verb

wanken (third-person singular simple present wankt, past tense wankte, past participle gewankt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to falter, stagger

Conjugation


Low German

Etymology

From Middle Low German wanken, from Old Saxon wankōn, from Proto-Germanic *wankōną. See also wenken and winken from the same root. Cognate with German wanken. May be related to swanken as well.

Verb

wanken (past wank, past participle wankt, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to vary
  2. to fluctuate

Conjugation