- another term for Sorb.More example sentences
- The 500 or so Sorbian immigrants who arrived in Galveston, Texas, in 1854 were primarily bilingual, speaking German and Wendish, and called themselves German Wends.
- Their retreat left a vacuum east of the Elbe River now filled by immigrating tribes that the Germans loosely classified as Wends.
- The Slovaks and the Wends / Sorbs are the only two Lutheran Slavic groups to immigrate to America, and their numbers were not large.
from German Wende, of unknown origin.
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verb[no object] (wend one's way)
- Go in a specified direction, typically slowly or by an indirect route: they wended their way across the cityMore example sentences
- The sealed road wends its way across the stark Anti-Atlas and startling scenery appears after Igherm while descending the Akka Valley.
- The deer favor more open spaces and can often be seen from the road as one wends one's way along the Skyline Drive.
- The road wends its way queasily from valley to valley, dipping and rising through dappled woodland.
Old English wendan 'to turn, depart', of Germanic origin; related to Dutch and German wenden, also to wind2.