Dictionary verb er verb *wi- weit erweitern


to expand, to make wider
(Used very broadly, NOT for clothes, though.)


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Word of the Day - "weiter"

A fun look at the meaning of "weiter" and what it can express as a verb prefix. Also: a few nice related words and usw. ;)


weiter, weit, soweit, weitermachen, weiterschlafen, weitergeben, weiter so, bis auf Weiteres,

Word Family

Root: *wi-

The core idea of this root was:

apart, in half

The root was combined with a root of going (*ito) and it’s the probably origin of wide.

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