oer-

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German ur-. Cognate with the native Dutch oor- (which has a different meaning), as in oordeel, oorkonde; both oer- and oor- stem from Proto-Germanic *uz- (as in Gothic 𐌿𐍃 (us) and Old Norse ór).[1]

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oer-

  1. ur-, proto-: primordial, primeval, original
  2. intensely, typically

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References[edit]

  1. ^ A. van Loey, "Schönfeld's Historische Grammatica van het Nederlands", Zutphen, 8. druk, 1970, ISBN 90-03-21170-1; § 183