watar

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Old Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *watōr, whence also Old Saxon watar, Old English wæter, Old Frisian weter, Old High German wazzar, Old Norse vatn. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wódr̥.

Noun[edit]

watar n

  1. water
    UUi lithon thuro fûir in thuro uuatir, in brâhtos unsig an cuolithon
    We went through fire and through water, and you brought us to coolness

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *watōr, whence also Old Dutch watar, Old English wæter, Old Frisian weter, Old High German wazzar, Old Norse vatn. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wódr̥.

Noun[edit]

watar n

  1. water
    He stod imo tho bi enes uuatares staðe, ni uuelde tho bi themu gethringe
    he stood himself then by the shore, then he did not want to be with the crowd (Heliand, verse 2378)

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Descendants[edit]

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  • Middle Low German: wāter
    • Low German: Water
    • Dutch Low Saxon: water (Drents, Twents)
    • Plautdietsch: Wota