Wehr

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the verb wehren.

Noun[edit]

Wehr f (genitive Wehr, plural Wehren)

  1. (obsolete) defense
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Etymology 2[edit]

Originally from northern Germany, with the meaning “abashment against water”. Related to a precursor of wehren.

Noun[edit]

Wehr n (genitive Wehres or Wehrs, plural Wehre)

  1. weir
  2. barrage