wanneer

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch wanneer.

Adverb[edit]

wanneer

  1. when

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch wanneer, from wan (when) eer (earlier, before). The former from Old Dutch *wan, from Proto-Germanic *hwan (when); the latter from Old Dutch ēr, from Proto-Germanic *airiz (earlier).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋɑˈneːr/, /ʋɑˈneːr/
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Adverb[edit]

wanneer

  1. when
    Wanneer komt de trein? — When does the train arrive?

Conjunction[edit]

wanneer

  1. when
    Wanneer ik dat doe, gebeurt er dit.
    When I do that, this happens.
  2. whenever
    Wanneer hij mij ziet, loopt hij weg.
    Whenever he sees me, he runs away.