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English

Borrowed from Thai วัด (wát).

Afrikaans

From Dutch wat, from Middle Dutch wat, from Old Dutch wat, from Proto-Germanic *hwat, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷód, *kʷod.

Dutch

From Middle Dutch wat, from Old Dutch wat, from Proto-Germanic *hwat, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷód, *kʷod, compare West Frisian wat, English what, German was, Danish hvad.

German

A regional form adopted into colloquial standard German. In western Germany from Central Franconian wat, from northern Middle High German wat, from northern Old High German hwat, an unshifted relict form possibly due to Frankish influence. In northern Germany from German Low German wat, from Middle Low German wat, from Old Saxon hwat.

Middle Dutch

From Old Dutch wat, from Proto-Germanic *hwat.

Middle English

Uncertain; possibly from wight.

Middle Low German

From Old Saxon hwat, from Proto-Germanic *hwat.

Old Dutch

From Proto-Germanic *hwat, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷód.

Old High German

From Proto-Germanic *wadą, whence also Old English wæd, Old Norse vað (Icelandic vað).

Scots

Related to wet.

Vilamovian

Dutch watten

West Frisian

From Old Frisian hwet, from Proto-Germanic *hwat, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷód.