- vi. 打滚；沉迷；颠簸
- n. 打滚；堕落；泥坑
- n. (Wallow)人名；(德)瓦洛
1. wallow与volv-/volut-同源：from PIE root *wel- "roll"。
2. 形近词：wallow, tallow, swallow, shallow, sallow, hallow, callow, fallow.
3. To wallow is etymologically to 'roll' about.
4. PIE base *wol-, *wel- 'roll' => which also produced English helix, involve, vault, volume, etc.
5. PIE base *wol-, *wel- 'roll' => waltz, welter, wallow, etc.
6. waltz => wallow.
- wallow: [OE] To wallow is etymologically to ‘roll’ about. The word goes back ultimately to the Indo-European base *wol-, *wel- ‘roll’, which also produced English helix, involve, vault, volume, etc. From this was descended prehistoric Germanic *wal-, *wel- (source of English waltz, welter, etc, and possibly of wallet). The extended form *walw- produced West Germanic *walwōjan, which evolved into English wallow.
=> involve, revolve, volume, waltz, welter
- wallow (v.)
- Old English wealwian "to roll," from West Germanic *walwon, from PIE root *wel- (3) "to roll" (see volvox). Figurative sense of "to plunge and remain in some state or condition" is attested from early 13c. Related: Wallowed; wallowing. The noun is recorded from 1590s as "act of rolling;" 1841 as "place where an animal wallows."
- 1. Dogs love splashing in mud and hippos wallow in it.
- 2. His tired mind continued to wallow in self-pity.
- 3. She's not someone who likes to wallow in self-pity .
- 4. His parents are partly responsible for his wallow.
- 5. I wanted only to wallow in my own grief.
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