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From Middle English walten, from Old English wæltan, weltan, wieltan, wyltan, wiltan, from Proto-West Germanic *waltijan, from Proto-Germanic *waltijaną (to roll; roll about), from Proto-Indo-European *wel- (to turn; wind; twist). Cognate with German wälzen (to wallow; roll), Danish vælte (to tumble; overthrow), Swedish välta (to roll; tumble over; overthrow). Related to waltz.

  • vault

walt (third-person singular simple present walts, present participle walting, simple past and past participle walted)

  1. (intransitive, dialectal or obsolete) To roll; tumble
  2. (transitive, dialectal or obsolete) To turn; cast; hurl; fling; overturn
  • rewalt
  • walter

From Middle English *walt, from Old English *wealt (attested in unwealt (not given to roll; steady), sinwealt (circular, eternally rolling)), from Proto-Germanic *waltaz (changing; unstable), from Proto-Indo-European *wel- (to turn; wind; twist).

walt (comparative more walt, superlative most walt)

  1. (archaic, nautical) unsteady; crank
  • walty


  1. singular imperative of walten

From Proto-West Germanic *walþu.

walt n

  1. forest, wood

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

  • Middle Dutch: wout
    • Dutch: woud
    • Limburgish: waadj
  • “walt”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

From Proto-West Germanic *wald, from Proto-Germanic *waldą (power, authority), whence also Old English weald, Old Norse vald.

walt m

  1. authority

walt f

  1. authority

(From the related giwalt:)

  • Middle High German: gewalt
    • German: Gewalt
    • Hunsrik: Gewalt
    • Luxembourgish: Gewalt
    • Pennsylvania German: Gewalt
    • Yiddish: געװאַלד (gevald), געוואַלט (gevalt), גװאַלד (gvald), גוואַלט (gvalt)

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