voer

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Germanic, cognate with German führen 'to bring, lead'

Verb[edit]

voer

  1. first-person singular present indicative of voeren
  2. imperative of voeren

Noun[edit]

voer n (uncountable)

  1. A (wagon) load
  2. (obsolete) A wine measure, about a barrel

Etymology 2[edit]

Contraction of voeder. From Middle Dutch voeder, from Old Dutch *fuoder (fodder, lining), from Proto-Germanic *fōdrą (compare West Frisian foer, German Futter, English fodder, Danish foder), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂-. The sense "lining" is borrowed from Latin fodorus (sheath) and no longer survives in the noun, but still remains in the verb voeren.

Noun[edit]

voer n (uncountable)

  1. fodder, grub, animal food, (for humans) inferior food
  2. (obsolete) Bait
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

voer

  1. first-person singular present indicative of voeren
  2. imperative of voeren

Etymology 4[edit]

Germanic, from varen 'to fare, navigate, act'

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

voer n (plural voeren, diminutive voertje n)

  1. (obsolete) An act(ion), deed; business
  2. (obsolete) A conduct
  3. (obsolete) An attitude
  4. (obsolete) An agitation; mischief
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

voer

  1. singular past indicative of varen

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